The UN: Compromise or Compromised?

The UN: Compromise or Compromised?

Louie Lyons reflects on the UN security council veto, examining it’s restrictive impact on the delivery of humanitarian aid to Syria and the potential for change.

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Earth Overshoot Day and Our Right to a Healthy Environment

Earth Overshoot Day and Our Right to a Healthy Environment

Criomhthann writes about Earth Overshoot Day and the recognition of the human right to a healthy environment by the UN General Assembly. Criomhthann also shares some groups who post about progress made in climate justice and opportunities to learn more and meet people interested in these topics in Ireland.

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Have you listened to our new podcast yet? This month, we released an audio read of STAND News intern Penelope's article Ruled Over While Tilling the Soil.

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On the 18th of July, Dublin recorded its highest temperature at 33.3Cº.☀️🔥🏜

Niffy Olamiju reports on recent heat waves caused by the climate crisis and how they impact the struggle for climate justice.

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Louie Lyons discusses issues Irish Travellers face while trying to access all levels of education and ways we can fix our institutions to be more inclusive going forward.
Deepthi Suresh discusses the experience of women comedians from television shows like the Marvelous Mrs. Maisel to the perspectives of working comedians from Ireland to India and beyond.
STAND News & Comms Intern Criomhthann Morrison shares some thoughts following the IDEA Conference in June 2022, exploring how healthy conversations, critical reflection, and collaboration across sectors fits within global citizenship and the changing world we live in.
Niamh Kelly chats with Treasa Cadogan, United Nations Youth Delegate for Ireland for 2021-22. Treasa shares what led her to her current role, her experience as a young changemaker, and how other young people can get more active on what they care about.
Patricia Gonzáles chats with Diandra Ní Bhuachalla, United Nations Youth Delegate for Ireland for 2021-22. Diandra shares what led her to her current role, her journey as a young changemaker, and how other young people can get more active on what they care about.
Penelope Norman discusses a range of overlapping themes based in gender and conflict from the effects of the Irish housing crisis on trans life, to the ongoing settler occupation of Palestine, to the gender-driven discourses of comparative biblical interpretation across Jewish and Christian texts.
Sarah Kennelly looks at how the UK's new refugee policy affects LGBTQIA+ migrants by putting them at risk of discrimination after deportation to Rwanda.
Suas intern Maximiliana Eligi Mtenga shares insights from her research on the tension between ensuring protected rights for the Maasai Women and environmental protection of the Ngorongoro Conservation Area.
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