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IIRC Secretariat - Pilot Programme & Communications The Pilot Programme is an opportunity for a select group of companies to demonstrate their leadership in Integrated Reporting through participation in a two-year programme, starting in October. Integrated Reporting makes clear the linkages between an organization’s strategy, [...]
Earth Negotiations Bulletin (ENB) Volume 16 Number 129 | Monday, 23 May 2016 Briefing Note of the Sixteenth Global Major Groups and Stakeholders Forum (GMGSF-16) 21-22 May 2016 | Nairobi, Kenya Languages: EN (HTML/PDF) Visit our IISD/ENB Meeting Coverage from Nairobi, Kenya at:http://www.iisd.ca/unep/unea2/ The sixteenth [...]
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. IISD/ENB+ Video Coverage of UNEA-2 - Sunday, 22 May 2016posted on Monday, 23 May 2016 UNEP's Executive Director, Achim Steiner, provides an overview of the United Nations Environment Assembly and with Jorge Laguna-Celis, Secretary of the Governing Bodies, UNEP, highlights issues on UNEA-2 agenda. IISD's video of the event is available [...]
11 platform cooperatives creating a real sharing economy As “death star platforms” such as Airbnb and Uber continue their pursuit of global domination, an alternative is rising in its wake. Read more » > HOUSING Eugene tiny house villages model innovative solutions to homelessnessA nonprofit, self-managed community of [...]
The Great Plan and its Implementation, Tamera, May 2016 We live in a pre-revolutionary situation. Unable to find positive prospects for the future within mainstream culture, the young people of the world are looking for new orientation. The vigils of the “Nuit Debout” movement taking place in French cities every night exemplify this as does [...]
UN News Centre - with breaking news from the UN News Service Secretary-General of the UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Taleb Rifai addresses the First World Conference on Tourism for Development being held in Beijing, China, 18-21 May 2016. Photo: UNWTO UN CONFERENCE SPOTLIGHTS ROLE OF TOURISM IN FIGHTING POVERTY AND [...]
Earth Negotiations Bulletin (ENB)Volume 12 Number 670 | Friday, 20 May 2016 Bonn Highlights Thursday, 19 May 2016 | Bonn, Germany Languages: EN (HTML/PDF) FR (HTML/PDF) JA (HTML/PDF) Visit our IISD/ENB Meeting Coverage from Bonn, Germany at: http://www.iisd.ca/climate/sb44/O n Thursday, the Bonn Climate Change Conference [...]
Global Economy The Collapse of the Global Trading System The notion that trade per se fosters peace and prosperity is fanciful | By Jean-Pierre Lehmann Focus on Asia China and Taiwan — Apocalypse Now? Will the arrival of a new President in Taiwan bring even more “interesting times” in relations with mainland China? | By John [...]
This Is How Fascism Comes To America Robert Kagan is a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution and a contributing columnist for The Post. The Republican Party’s attempt to treat Donald Trump as a normal political candidate would be laughable were it not so perilous to the republic. If only he would mouth the party’s “conservative” [...]