Today’s Top Stories from GFI: African dream ‘held back by illicit outflow of capital’

  Tuesday, May 7, 2013 Kofi Annan: Imagine An African Continent, Where Leaders Use Mineral Wealth Wisely New Draft Paper: Emerging Countries and the Taxation of Offshore Accounts “The Trend is in Our Direction.” Appeals Court Loss is Latest Setback for Oil Company Secrecy Campaign Karzai’s Ghost Money from the …

UN SENIOR OFFICIALS HIGHLIGHT RIO+20 ACHIEVEMENTS

We at Ethical Markets, as full participants in RIO+20 agree! The wide support for growing green economies shows the way forward!”, Hazel Henderson, Editor UN SENIOR OFFICIALS HIGHLIGHT RIO+20 ACHIEVEMENTS New York, Jun 28 2012 4:05PM United Nations senior officials today highlighted the achievements made during the United Nations Conference …

RIO+20: UN AND PARTNERS HOLD GLOBAL ONLINE FORUM ON SUSTAINABILITY

We at Ethical Markets are Happy to see our Friends at UN agencies coming together online!, Hazel Henderson, Editor RIO+20: UN AND PARTNERS HOLD GLOBAL ONLINE FORUM ON SUSTAINABILITY ISSUES New York, Jun 19 2012 5:05PM People from all over the world today took part in an all-day online forum …

RIO+20: CIVIL MOVEMENTS REFLECT DESIRE FOR SUSTAINABLE FUTURE, UN OFFICIAL SAYS

RIO+20: CIVIL MOVEMENTS REFLECT DESIRE FOR SUSTAINABLE FUTURE, UN OFFICIAL SAYS New York, Jun 13 2012 6:05PM The civil movements that have taken place over the past months in the Middle East, Europe and elsewhere reflect a global call for a sustainable future, a United Nations official said today, stressing …

RIO+20: COUNTRIES ACCELERATE NEGOTIATIONS TO REACH ACCORD ON OUTCOME DOCUMENT

RIO+20: COUNTRIES ACCELERATE NEGOTIATIONS TO REACH ACCORD ON OUTCOME DOCUMENT New York, Jun 13 2012 2:05PM Countries today started the last round of talks to come to an agreement on the draft outcome document on environmental, economic and social issues at the heart of the upcoming United Nations Conference on …

Rio+20 Must Result In ‘Concrete’ Decisions to Advance Sustainable Development – Ban

New York, Jun  6 2012  1:05PM With just two weeks until the start of a major United Nations sustainable development conference, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today urged countries to step up efforts to achieve concrete decisions to reduce poverty while promoting decent jobs, clean energy and a more sustainable and fair …

This Key UN Group on Sustainable Energy for All (SE4ALL) will Need Many Watchdogs!

UN Secretary-General Names High-Level Group on Sustainable Energy for All 26 September 2011: The UN Secretary-General has appointed business, government and civil society leaders from around the world to serve on the newly created UN Secretary-General’s High-Level Group on Sustainable Energy for All (SE4ALL). The Group was created ahead of …

Online seminars to introduce the Earth Charter and the Initiative

Online seminars to introduce the Earth Charter and the Initiative ECI Secretariat will be offering four online seminars to introduce the Earth Charter, once a week every week in September. Click here for more… ___________________________________________________________________________ An independent policy paper on the Earth Charter and Rio+20 is now available Three scholars …