Category Archives: Opinion Editorial

There is no food security without food safety

By | 12 February 2019

OPED by José Graziano da Silva, Director-General, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations Food security for all is a cornerstone of the United Nations 2030 Agenda, which recognizes that global sustainable development can only be achieved if hunger and all forms of malnutrition are eradicated (Sustainable Development Goal number 2). Nevertheless, the international… Read More »

Uniting the world against terrorism

By | 25 June 2018

Terrorism is a persistent and evolving global menace.  No country is immune.  Social media, encrypted communications and the dark web are being used to spread propaganda, radicalize new recruits and plan atrocities.  The threat ranges from the crude tactics of lone actors to sophisticated coordinated attacks and the horrific prospect of terrorists using chemical, biological… Read More »

Opinion Editorial – On the occasion of the First Regional Menstrual Health Management Symposium on 28-29 May in Johannesburg, SA

By | 25 May 2018

Dr. Julitta Onabanjo, Regional Director, United Nations Population Fund, East and Southern Africa Regional Office, writes on Celebrating Menstruation, from Menarche to Menopause The cycle of poverty is a complex phenomenon, yet an intervention that tackles just one of its elements can make a world of difference. Take an initiative at a primary school in… Read More »