Posted on 07 February 2011 by admin
Par Koffigan E. Adigbli
Un enseignant dans une classe de fortune Ã Madina DaffÃ©, un village de Casamance. CrÃ©dit: Mamadou Alpha Diallo/IRIN
DAKAR, 7 fÃ©v (IPS/TerraViva) – La Coalition en synergie des organisations de dÃ©fense de lâ€™Ã©cole publique au SÃ©nÃ©gal (COSYDEP) a tenu, mardi Ã Dakar, une rencontre sur lâ€™Ã©ducation inclusive, soulignant lâ€™urgence de garantir lâ€™accessibilitÃ© de lâ€™Ã©cole pour tous les enfants du SÃ©nÃ©gal et des pays en voie de dÃ©veloppement. Continue Reading
Posted on 11 January 2011 by editor
Dark clouds from Hurricane Tomas, which buffeted Haiti in November, loom over a tent camp in Port-au-Prince. Credit:UN Photo/Logan Abassi
By Ericq Pierre*
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Jan 7, 2011 (IPS) – The anniversary of the earthquake is on Jan. 12. Never before had Haiti seen so many victims from a single catastrophe in so short a time. Never had Haitians experienced such solidarity, nor received so much attention from abroad and from the international community.
Posted on 26 August 2010 by editor
By Beatrice Paez
MONTREAL, Canada, Aug 23, 2010 (IPS) – Six hundred delegates from more than 80 countries flocked to Montreal Aug. 20-23 for the CIVICUS World Assembly in search of innovative ways to approach global challenges like poverty and climate change. Continue Reading
Posted on 21 June 2010 by editor
Ephese, a Haitian immigrant, says she earned as little as 75 dollars for three full days of work. Credit:Hannah Rubenstein/IPS
By Hannah Rubenstein
NEW YORK, Jun 21, 2010 (IPS TerraViva) – Ephese speaks rapidly, her hands sweeping the air around her for emphasis. Peach-tipped fingernails come to rest momentarily on her peach-coloured skirt as she leans forward, eyes intent behind wire-rimmed glasses. Her French is direct; her words uncompromising.