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Big Money Looking For Green Investments : AltEnergyStocks.com

Big Money Looking For Green Investments : AltEnergyStocks.com

Big Money Looking For Green Investments : AltEnergyStocks.com Big Money Looking For Green Investments Posted: 26 Sep 2014 07:18 AM PDT Sean Kidney Climate Finance session at UN Summit is electric.  Insurers go wild with promises; investors plead for green investments; Jim Kim almost breaks out in song about green [...]

Electric Climate Finance session at UN Summit: insurers go wild with promises; investors plead for green investments; Jim Kim almost breaks out in song about green bonds

Electric Climate Finance session at UN Summit: insurers go wild with promises; investors plead for green investments; Jim Kim almost breaks out in song about green bonds

  Electric Climate Finance session at UN Summit: insurers go wild with promises; investors plead for green investments; Jim Kim almost breaks out in song about green bonds It's the day after the UN Climate Summit party in New York. Yes I do feel as if I'm hungover; but it was a gas. If you're one of those who worry about the [...]

Developing Nations Seek U.N. Retaliation on Bank Cancellations

Developing Nations Seek U.N. Retaliation on Bank Cancellations

Developing Nations Seek U.N. Retaliation on Bank Cancellations   By Thalif Deen   UNITED NATIONS, Apr  2014 (IPS) - The 132-member Group of 77, the largest single coalition of developing nations, has urged Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon to provide, “as soon as possible…alternative options for banking services” [...]

U.N.’s Top Posts Remain a Boy’s Club

By Thalif Deen   UNITED NATIONS, Oct 8 2013 (IPS) - Despite adopting scores of pious resolutions on gender empowerment over the last 67 years, the 193-member General Assembly has failed to practice in its own backyard what it has vigourously preached to the outside world. So far, the U.N’s highest policy making body has elected [...]

OTHER NEWS: Brazilian president: US surveillance a ‘breach of international law’

OTHER NEWS: Brazilian president: US surveillance a ‘breach of international law’

   Brazilian president: US surveillance a 'breach of international law'   Julian Borger - The Guardian.com   Brazil's president, Dilma Rousseff, has launched a blistering attack on US espionage at the UN general assembly, accusing the NSA of violating international law by its indiscriminate collection of [...]

Other News: United Nations Still Popular in Most Countries

Other News: United Nations Still Popular in Most Countries

   United Nations Still Popular in Most Countries   By Jim Lobe*   WASHINGTON, Sep 18 2013 (IPS) - On the eve of the 68th session of the United Nations General Assembly, a newly released survey of 39 countries shows that the world body remains relatively popular around the globe.   According to [...]

SAVE THE DATE – Youth Blast in NY, 20th September 2013!

SAVE THE DATE – Youth Blast in NY, 20th September 2013!

  Hi  everyone,  This month, the UN is hosting in New York a series of key events together with its General Assembly, among them: the 20th Session of the  Commission  on Sustainable Development which will mark the end of a cycle and the the Inaugural Session of the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable [...]

Briefing Note on the WG on Marine Biodiversity

  SUMMARY OF THE SIXTH MEETING OF THE WORKING GROUP ON MARINE BIODIVERSITY BEYOND AREAS OF NATIONAL JURISDICTION The sixth meeting of the Ad Hoc Open-ended Informal Working Group (hereinafter, the Working Group) to study issues relating to the conservation and sustainable use of marine biological diversity beyond areas of national [...]

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 those [...]

General Assembly President Calls on States to Implement Rio + 20 Outcome Document

New York, Jul 27 2012  3:05PM The President of the General Assembly, Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser, today called on countries to focus on implementing the outcome document from the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20), was held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, last month. "We have defined the future we want," Mr. Al-Nasser [...]

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