OTHER NEWS: Move over, big brother

Move over, big brother Amitav Acharya – The Hindu The western media has been dismissive of the BRICS move to set up a bank, but such cynicism misses the larger picture — the end of western hegemony and the rise of the multiplex world For the first time since its …

Heads of Exclusive Global Institutions Call for “Inclusive Capitalism”

                                Press Release                               May 29, 2014   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE      Heads of Exclusive Global Institutions Call for “Inclusive …

SUMMARY OF THE TENTH SESSION OF THE UN GENERAL ASSEMBLY OPEN WORKING GROUP ON SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS

PDF format SUMMARY OF THE TENTH SESSION OF THE UN GENERAL ASSEMBLY OPEN WORKING GROUP ON SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS 31 MARCH – 4 APRIL 2014 The tenth session of the UN General Assembly Open Working Group (OWG) on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) took place from 31 March – 4 April …

ENB Vol. 32 No. 8 – Eighth Session of the Open Working Group of the UN General Assembly on Sustainable Development Goals – Summary & Analysis

A Reporting Service for Environment and Development Negotiations PDF format French version Back to IISD coverage Volume 32 Number 08 – Monday, 10 February 2014 SUMMARY OF THE EIGHTH SESSION OF THE UN GENERAL ASSEMBLY OPEN WORKING GROUP ON SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS 3-7 FEBRUARY 2014 The eighth session of the …

EU’s Silent Revolution in Economic Governance Undermines Democratic Control

http://www.corporateeurope.org/lobbycracy/content/2011/01/corporate-eutopia Brussels, 19 January 2011 – EU member state parliaments look set to lose important powers to control economic and social policy as a result of the EU’s response to the economic crisis according to a new article from Corporate Europe Observatory which analyses the proposals, likely to come into …

Asem-8: Progress On Labour Priorities But Over-Emphasis On Deficit Reduction

Asem-8: Progress On Labour Priorities But Over-Emphasis On Deficit Reduction Brussels, 6 October 2010 (ITUC OnLine): Trade unions have welcomed the section on “Social Cohesion” in the Chair’s statement to conclude the ASEM-8 Summit of 46 Asian and European countries, held in Brussels on 4-5 October. “We welcome the Leaders’ …