Local Futures: Voices of Hope in a Time of Crisis, November 8

Voices of Hope in a Time of Crisis Including the launch of the International Alliance for Localization (IAL) 10am to 6pm, November 8, 2014 The Great Hall, The Cooper Union New York, New York  Concerned about climate change? Care about stopping global conflicts? Worried about financial insecurity and income inequality? …

COOPERATIVES CAN BUILD SOCIO-ECONOMIC RESILIENCE DURING CRISES

COOPERATIVES CAN BUILD SOCIO-ECONOMIC RESILIENCE DURING CRISES — UNOFFICIALS New York, Jul  6 2013 11:00AM The International Day of Cooperatives provides an opportunity to spotlight how such enterprises canhelp build resilience in all socio-economic spheres in times of “globaluncertainty,” United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said on Saturday.“Over the course of the ongoing …

GEN Spring Newsletter 2013

      Welcome to the GEN Spring Newsletter of 2013 ! Thank you for taking time to read the news of ecovillages around the world. Editorial by Kosha Joubert and Leila Dregger Looking at our world today, it is unclear whether humanity is waking up in time to collectively change …

ON FIRST INTERNATIONAL DAY OF HAPPINESS, BAN CALLS FOR INCLUSIVE HUMAN DEVELOPMENT

ON FIRST INTERNATIONAL DAY OF HAPPINESS, BAN CALLS FOR INCLUSIVE HUMAN DEVELOPMENT New York, Mar 20 2013 10:00AM Marking the first ever International Day of Happiness, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today called on the international community to commit to an inclusive and sustainable human development that will improve the well-being of …

From Burden Bearing to Opportunity Sharing: Reframing Environmental Negotiations

“From Burden Bearing to Opportunity Sharing: Reframing Environmental Negotiations” Monday, 18 June 19:30 – 21:00 P3-F, Rio Centro Rio de Janeiro Brazil View Flyer: From Burden Bearing to Opportunity Sharing: Reframing Environmental Negotiations Since the first Earth Summit in Rio, the focus of governmental efforts has primarily been on the …

Frank and Levin Call on Administration to Clarify Position on Capital Controls

WASHINGTON — Congressman Barney Frank, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Financial Services, and Congressman Sander Levin, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Ways and Means, today released a letter to Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner, expressing concern over future U.S. free trade agreements if the very important subject of …

New State of the Future Report from the Millennium Project

Hazel Henderson serves on the Planning Committee. Where We Are Winning – Where We Are Losing: Futurologists Publish Annual Report on Major World Problems and Opportunities Berlin 7th July 2010 – Can civilization implement solutions fast enough to keep ahead of the looming challenges? The Millennium Project, a global independent …

2010 State of the Future from the Millennium Project. Ethical Markets editor, Hazel Henderson, serves on the Plannig Committtee

Where We Are Winning – Where We Are Losing: Futurists Publish Annual Report on Major World Problems and Opportunities Washington, D.C. 12th July 2010 – Can civilization implement solutions fast enough to keep ahead of the looming challenges? The Millennium Project, a global independent think tank of futurists and thought …