Briefing Note of the ECOSOC Integration Meeting on Achieving Sustainable Development

Briefing Note of the ECOSOC Integration Meeting on Achieving Sustainable Development · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · …

DEPUTY UN CHIEF STRESSES NEED TO ADVANCE SUSTAINABLE TOURISM AS CITIES CONTINUE TO GROW

  The United Nations Deputy Secretary-General today encouraged governments, the tourism industry and local communities to work together to tackle the important challenge of urbanization and tourism to sustainable development.In <“http://www.un.org/sg/dsg/statements/index.asp?nid=400“>remarks to the Working Luncheon on Sustainable Urban Development and Tourism, hosted by the Permanent Mission of China to the …

World Water Council Elects New Board to Ensure Water Security

Marseille, France, 19 November 2012 – The World Water Council today announced that its members have elected a new Board of Governors. The Board will oversee and guide the Council’s work for the coming three years. The elections took place during the triennial General Assembly for which 240 participants had …

Global Campaign to Bestow Legal Rights on Mother Earth

Published on Tuesday, May 24, 2011 by Inter Press Service Global Campaign to Bestow Legal Rights on Mother Earth by Thalif Deen UNITED NATIONS – An international coalition of academics and environmental activists has launched a global campaign for the creation of a new U.N. convention to protect “mother earth”. …

The Inaugural 1 Day Global Energy Expert Summit

The Inaugural 1 Day Global Energy Expert Summit 29 June 2011, London, United Kingdom Visit Website | Register | Sponsor/Exhibit Download Brochure Dear Colleague,I am delighted to announce that registration has opened for our one-day event on 29th June 2011, which examines the development of 100% renewable electricity roadmaps for …

Five Questions about SRI – Weekly Expert Interview with Peter Clifford

A publication of Emerging Markets ESG Five Questions about SRI – Weekly Expert Interview with Peter Clifford, Deputy Secretary General of the World Federation of Exchanges (WFE) – March 11, 2011 By Geoffrey on March 11, 2011 Each week Emerging Markets ESG publishes an interview entitled, “Five Questions about SRI.” …