NGO freedom under threat at UN

NGO freedom under threat at UN The freedom of non-governmental organizations to work without interference is under threat at the United Nations according to the UN Secretary-General. Speaking at an international NGO conference in South Korea, Ban Ki-moon said the UN should be the “last place” where this should happen.

India: Modernising A Mammoth

In India, a WFP-supported efficiency drive is bringing bar-coded ration cards to the world’s largest food distribution programme. With a third of its people living in poverty, the state of Odisha – formerly known as Orissa – is among India’s worst performers on most measures of social wellbeing. This makes it a good testing ground for […]