Ray Chambers Named UN Special Envoy for Health MDG Financing

  GBCHealth is pleased to announce that today the UN Secretary-General has appointed Ray Chambers as his first Special Envoy for Financing of the Health Related Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and has renewed Mr. Chambers’ mandate on malaria. In this expanded role, Mr. Chambers will promote increased investment by the …

Fifth Meeting of the Conference of the Parties for the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants – Issue #3

A Reporting Service for Environment and Development Negotiations Volume 15 Number 179 – Wednesday, 27 April 2011 POPS COP5 HIGHLIGHTS Tuesday, 26 April 2011 The fifth Conference of the Parties (COP5) to the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) convened for its second day in Geneva, Switzerland on Tuesday, …

Global Unions call on IFIs to Reject Austerity Programmes and Focus on Job Creation

ITUC OnLine 142/051010 Global Unions call on IFIs to reject austerity programmes and focus on job creation Brussels, 5 October 2010 (ITUC OnLine): Concerned by the faltering pace of global economic recovery, which has yet to produce a real recovery for millions of workers and unemployed men and women, the …