TerraViva-United Nations, September 7, 2015

Jay Owen Global Citizen

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terra1Opinion: Iran and the Non-Proliferation Treaty
Farhang Jahanpour

Iran’s nuclear programme has been the target of a great deal of misinformation, downright lies and above all myths. As a result, it is often difficult to unpick truth from falsehood. Farhang Jahanpour As President John F. Kennedy said in his Yale University Commencement Address on 11 June MORE > >

 

terra2Migrants Waiting Their Moment in the Moroccan Mountains
Andrea Pettrachin

In the middle of the mountains behind the border fence of Ceuta, the Spanish enclave in Morocco, and eight kilometres from the nearest Moroccan village of Fnideq, an uncertain number of migrants live in the woods. No one knows exactly how many they are but charity workers in Melilla, Spain’s other … MORE > >

 

terra3Q&A: “We Must Put Everything Aside and Just Focus on Water”
Stella Paul

Globally, more than 748 million people do not have access to safe drinking water. That is more than double the population of the entire united states. united nations data suggests that 1.8 billion people – that is 500 million more than the population of China – drink water that is faecally … MORE > >

 

terra4úSustainable Settlements to Combat Urban Slums in Africa
Busani Bafana

Slums are a curse and blessing in fast urbanising Africa. They have challenged Africa’s progress towards better living and working spaces but they also provide shelter for the swelling populations seeking a life in cities. Rural Africans are pouring into towns and cities in search of jobs and … MORE > >