07/14/2010 | Panos London
Overview Leaders from around the world will meet in Vienna to attend the XVIII International AIDS conference this month. The overarching theme of the conference, cited on the website, is the “emphasis on the importance of protecting and promoting human rights as a prerequisite to a successful response to HIV”. The conference is particularly focused…
04/06/2010 | Natalia Viana
Brazil is home to hundreds of thousands of Roma. Like many European Roma they have spent centuries on the margins of society. Now Brazil's government is taking steps to stop their culture dying out.
06/24/2009 | Panos London
Climate change is happening now and the effects are being felt worldwide but whether people have information to help them understand it depends on where they live.
02/24/2009 | Gustavo Faleiros
Stopping tropical deforestation is part of the struggle against climate change. Developing countries expect rich nations to help pay for it. But will human rights be respected when megabucks are on offer?
12/22/2008 | Panos London
Journalists at the 2008 UN Climate Change Summit in Poznan speak about how climate change is affecting their home countries and how their work can help.
12/02/2008 | Panos London
Each year vast areas of the world's remaining forests are lost, increasing global greenhouse gas emissions. Can poor countries profit from keeping their forests and help stop climate change too?
04/29/2008 | Natalia Viana
Brazil's media giants increasingly import their news from international agencies – bringing with it the world view of the global North. Natalia Viana calls on her fellow Brazilian journalists to adopt a new perspective, with greater public involvement.
12/14/2005 | Sarita Coelho
The recent agreement by the US to cut cotton subsidies is a victory for farmers in Brazil. But the deal won’t prevent more job losses and plantation closures in poorer countries.
12/08/2003 | Panos London
The favelas of Rio de Janeiro are undergoing something of a computer craze. In this report, Paula Gobbi visits a favela to join in a computer class.
09/02/2003 | Panos London
Although prostitution is illegal in Brazil, the government has recently taken steps to recognise the profession. Melina Costa spends a day talking to prostitutes and other workers about the changes.