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New Delhi-based Gene Campaign works for conservation of genetic resources of the Global South. Its founder Suman Sahay says it's time to take the debate on genetically modified food to the people Call it my bias or a run through reality, after
November 2013 Southern populations and activists don't need leadership from northern human rights organizations. Instead, northern groups should support the most deprived southern populations in their own efforts to hold their leadership accountable.
Twenty five years after Gita Sen and Caren Grown made an appeal for development practitioners to use the diversity of feminisms as a starting point to work towards achieving more just societies, Anastasia Chung asks why this appeal is overlooked in
Too few foundations support human rights in the Global South, and many of those northern funders who do support rights continue to make old mistakes. There are new players in unexpected places, however, who offer promising examples. Espanol Funder
Libya in 2011 brought the spotlight on international law and multilateralism sharply into focus. Resolution 1973 which sought to protect civilians' from an imminent massacre by the government of Muammar Gaddafi. For the first time since its insertion
43 editor The G-15 foreign ministers, meeting on the side-lines of the General Assembly last week (27 September 2013), renewed their commitment for enhanced engagement and cooperation among themselves, as well as with the relevant Geneva-based
In light of Commonwealth support for the upcoming Heads of Government Meeting to be held in Colombo this November, here we are reminded of the dangers of Sri Lanka becoming a model for other governments in the global South to follow. Sri Lanka'
It is not right for distant or even neighbouring countries to constantly interfere in the affairs of another country, undermining its legitimacy and independence. Those, myself included, who were born in states newly emerging from colonial rule,
A new debate on human rights requires deliberation on concrete issues, not on abstract ideas. As such, the issues of neglect, denial and marginalisation, which people on social margins of the world are facing, should feature in the new debate. The
Besides business and politics, the sessions will also delve into the fields of journalism, arts, culture, and sports. The event will be inaugurated by Singapore's Deputy Prime Minister and Coordinating Minister for National Security and Minister for