UNCSD Update – 14 February 2013 – Sustainable Development Policy & Practice

  A compilation of items recently posted to the Sustainable Development Policy & Practice knowledgebase Latest News – 14 February 2013 ECOSOC President Outlines Plans and Programmes for 2013 13_February 2013: The newly elected 69th President of the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), Néstor Osorio, has highlighted that the Council’s work in 2013 will center around integrating the three pillars of sustainable …

Un Official Outlines Priorities Ahead Of Sustainable Development Summit

Un Official Outlines Priorities Ahead Of Sustainable Development Summit New York, Feb 9 2012 7:05PM A senior United Nations official today outlined a set of priorities that Member States should tackle ahead of the Sustainable Development Conference (Rio+20) in June so that there is a clear framework of action during …

Treasure Islands: Uncovering the Damage of Offshore Banking and Tax Havens

I would like to call your attention to a new book by UK-based journalist Nicholas Shaxson called “Treasure Islands: Tax Havens and the Men Who Stole the World”. (US Edition, “Treasure Islands: Uncovering the Damage of Offshore Banking and Tax Havens,” scheduled for release April 12, 2011) Mr. Shaxson plunges …

Treasure Islands: Tax Havens and the Men Who Stole the World by Nicholas Shaxson

Reviewed by Jeremy Haken I would like to call your attention to a new book by UK-based journalist Nicholas Shaxson called “Treasure Islands: Tax Havens and the Men Who Stole the World. (US Edition, Treasure Islands: Uncovering the Damage of Offshore Banking and Tax Havens, scheduled for release April 12, 2011) …