On target for 2030? Review finds Scotland must match ambitions with actions to meet UN Sustainable Development Goals
Is Scotland meeting the UN Sustainable Development Goals it signed up to four years ago? CommonSpace analyses a new UWS-Oxfam report
A report examining how Scotland is doing at meeting the UN Sustainable Development Goals for 2030 has found overwhelmingly that Scotland has the right values and commitments to meeting the goals, but needs real follow-through to deliver.
‘The repression is not stopping’: Quim Torra calls for answers after UN report advocates release of Catalan prisoners
As the trial of Catalan leaders draws to a close, the Catalan president is seeking an “urgent meeting” with Pedro Sanchez to discuss the findings of the UN working group on arbitrary detention
‘A sanitised version of the nineteenth century workhouse’: 10 damning conclusions from the new UN poverty report
UN special rapporteur on extreme poverty argues that UK Government policy has led to “systemic immiseration” of a significant part of the population – CommonSpace looks at the report’s 10 most important findings
A NEW report commissioned by the United Nations contains a number of damning conclusions about both the level of poverty in the UK and its causes.
The dream of a right to food: What lessons can Scotland draw from the rest of the world?
If we are to establish a national right to food, what can the history of other countries’ attempts tell us? Sean Bell takes a look.
FOOD defines humanity, and determines life. Hunger cannot be argued with. It is a historical truth and a global reality – and Scotland is no exception.
Minister spars with Labour over best means of undoing Tory welfare reforms following UN poverty report
Labour need to stop “weaponising” the two-child policy against the SNP and work with the Scottish Government, Aileen Campbell argued
SCOTTISH COMMUNITIES MINISTER Aileen Campbell condemned the “systemic failings” of Tory welfare reforms in her ministerial statement on UN Special Rapporteur Professor Philip Alston’s recently published report on UK poverty and human rights.
Conference brings together colonies and stateless nations in defence of self-determination
"We believe that we deserve to stand in front of the international community as equals,” declares first conference to bring together the self-determination and decolonisation movements of Europe and Africa