Senior officials call for action and solutions at UN Environment Assembly

“Your efforts are urgent,” he said in a video message to the sixth edition of the UN Environmental Assembly (UNEA-6).  “Our planet is on the brink, ecosystems are collapsing, our climate is imploding, and humanity is to blame.”  Action now  The UNEA is the world’s highest decision-making body on the environment and aims to help restore … Read more

‘We are delighted’: Since overturn of Roe v Wade, IPPF needed a ‘strong message for int’l community’

Issued on: 29/02/2024 – 12:55Modified: 29/02/2024 – 12:59 04:36 France’s Senate on Wednesday backed a government move to enshrine the “freedom” to have an abortion in the constitution which will now be voted on at a special congress. President Emmanuel Macron last year pledged to put the right to terminate a pregnancy — which has been … Read more

France enshrining abortion rights into Constitution may be ‘inspiration’ to EU activists, lawmakers

Issued on: 28/02/2024 – 14:41Modified: 28/02/2024 – 14:51 08:14 A French government plan to enshrine the “freedom” to have an abortion in the constitution is to be tested Wednesday in a crucial vote in the right-dominated Senate. President Emmanuel Macron last year pledged to inscribe the right to terminate a pregnancy — which has been … Read more

No medicine, no hope: Doctors describe life under Israeli attack in Gaza

“Life is very difficult here,” hospital manager Dr. Haidar Al-Qudra told UN News. Currently, only 12 of Gaza’s 36 hospitals are “partially functioning”, according to the World Health Organization (WHO), with the rest destroyed by Israel’s near constant bombardment of the enclave. As the war in Gaza enters its fifth month, Israeli forces continue to … Read more