Sustainable Development Update – 29 August 2013 – Sustainable Development Policy & Practice

  A compilation of items recently posted to the Sustainable Development Policy & Practice knowledgebase Latest News – 29 August 2013 UNGA Resumes Consultations on Strengthening ECOSOC 28_August_2013: UN Member States have resumed consultations on the process to review implementation of UN General Assembly (UNGA) resolution 61/16 on strengthening the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC). Delegates conducted a general review of the …

Katerva: Honors 2012 Awards Winners

Dear Katerva Community,   Already considered the pinnacle of global sustainability recognition, the Katerva Awards reached grand heights last week when the stunning Palais des Nations served as the backdrop for the Katerva Awards Ceremony.  On July 2 Katerva presented its 2012 Grand Prize and Peoples’ Choice Awards to Bioneedle …

Briefing Note of the ECOSOC Integration Meeting on Achieving Sustainable Development

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

UN CONVENES MEETING ON ROLE OF TECHNOLOGY AND INNOVATION FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

UN CONVENES MEETING ON ROLE OF TECHNOLOGY AND INNOVATION FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT New York, May 13 2013  6:00PM Senior United Nations officials, policymakers, civil society representatives and other stakeholders gathered today at UN Headquarters in New York for a special Economic and Social Council forum on mobilizing science, technology and …

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 …

ECLAC – Economic Policies Must Consider Unpaid Work of Women – Need Data

“With thanks to our Advisory Board member, futurist Rosa Alegria” http://www.eclac.cl/notes/70/EnFoco_1.html ECLAC – United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean, has 44 member States and 8 non-independent territories in the Caribbean, and reports to the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC). It is one of five regional …

UN Officials Urge Measures to Boost the World’s Flagging Economy

“This conventional “inside the economics box” view , with few new ideas, shows how much further the economics profession needs to go to improve its understanding of today’s true global situation. Hazel Henderson, Editor-in-chief” UN OFFICIALS URGE MEASURES TO BOOST THE WORLD’S FLAGGING ECONOMY New York, Feb 7 2012 6:05PM …

UN Official Calls for Inclusive Economic Growth Strategies to Tackle Global Jobs Crisis

New York, Oct 27 2011  7:05PM The international community must urgently consolidate efforts to tackle the global jobs crisis, a top United Nations official said today, calling for countries to adopt a more inclusive growth strategy that can enhance nations’ productivity and capacity to generate income sources. Lazarous Kapambwe, President …

“Making it Happen” Features Education for Sustainable Development

“Making it Happen” Features Education for Sustainable Development 15_July_2011: The latest issue of “Rio+20: Making It Happen,” the newsletter from the Secretariat of the UN Conference on Sustainable Development (UNCSD, or Rio+20), highlights: the special policy dialogue on “Education for Sustainable Development” that took place during the recent High-level Segment …

Newsletter – Rio+20: Making it Happen

With the just-ended High-level segment of the UN Economic and Social Council adopting a Ministerial Declaration, which emphasized the importance of education for sustainable development and to Rio+20, the current issue of Rio+20: Making it Happen newsletter highlights the link between education and sustainable development. It also features the 7 …