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SUNS # 9007 Tuesday 29 October 2019
 
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Environment : Climate change to further escalate violence in Western Africa   (IPS, Abu Dhabi) (PRIV)
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Nearly 50 million people in west Africa rely on agriculture and livestock for their livelihood but the land available for pastoral use has been rapidly shrinking.

United Nations : The development story behind irregular migration   (IPS, New York) (PRIV)
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Last week, a too-familiar human tragedy captured news headlines.

Opinion : Fearless young women and insensitive men   (IPS, Stockholm/Rome) (PRIV)
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On October 11, the Norwegian Nobel Prize Committee announced that this year's Peace Prize is awarded to Ethiopia's prime minister Abiy Ahmed: "For his efforts to achieve peace and international cooperation, and in particular for his decisive initiative to resolve the border conflict with neighbouring Eritrea."

Iran : Vibrant civil society essential for sustainable development   (IPS, Johannesburg/Amsterdam) (PRIV)
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Johannesburg/Amsterdam, Oct (IPS/Sohrab Razzaghi and Masana Ndinga-Kanga*) -- 2019 has not been a good year for Iranian human rights activists.


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