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BLOG FLICKR® FACEBOOK© TWITTER™ It’s a win-win. Earn a financial return while lifting families out of poverty. Empowering Investors to Empower Communities MARCH 2013 Dear Friends, Last Friday was International Women’s Day, a day of celebration of the economic, political and social achievements of women around the world. At Calvert …

What if women ruled the world?

    What if women ruled the world?   Dee Dee Myers* – Viewpoint, BBC  Not so long ago, the idea that women might rule the world seemed slightly ridiculous – like something out of science fiction. But in an essay to mark International Women’s Day, political analyst and former …

Women on the road to Rio+20 convene at United Nations CSD-19.

Women on the road to Rio+20 convene at United Nations CSD-19 By Martha Shaw After three days at the 19th session of the United Nations Commission on Sustainable Development (CSD-19), I began thinking about how important women’s leadership is to the tiered mission of Rio+20 also known as Earth Summit …

United Nations Mother Earth Day

April 2011 JOIN CPS TO CELEBRATE MOTHERS & MOTHER EARTH Mother’s Day is around the corner, and we want to invite you to honor your own mother and Mother Earth by joining with us to build a more caring, sustainable world. We have exiting news: UNITED NATIONS MOTHER EARTH DAY …

The Role of UN Women in Empowering Women Worldwide

The Women’s Foreign Policy Group cordially invites you to join us for a special luncheon The Role of UN Women in Empowering Women Worldwide Hon. Michelle Bachelet Under-Secretary-General for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women Thursday, April 28, 2011, 1 p.m. United Nations Delegates Dining Room New York, NY …

UN Report on Right to Food Promotes Agroecology, Questions Corporate-controlled Farming

This report explores how States can achieve a reorientation of their agricultural systems towards modes of production that are highly productive, highly sustainable and that contribute to the progressive realization of the human right to adequate food.  Drawing on an extensive review of the scientific literature published in the last …