SVN Fall Conference 2013, October 17-20

  Social Venture Network Announces 2013 Innovation Awards Winners   Meet the next generation of world-changing entrepreneurs   August 7, 2013 – San Francisco – A soccer ball that never deflates. A sandal that sends girls to school. A piece of paper that keeps food from spoiling. From refrigerators to …

UNEVEN JOB RECOVERY POSES CHALLENGES TO MOST COUNTRIES, UN LABOUR AGENCY REPORTS

UNEVEN JOB RECOVERY POSES CHALLENGES TO MOST COUNTRIES, UN LABOUR AGENCY REPORTS New York, Jun  3 2013  1:00PM Five years after the global financial crisis, the world employment situation remains uneven with emerging and developing economies recovering much faster than most advanced countries, the United Nations labour agency today reported, …

The Future we want: final document of the Rio+20 Conference

1. We, the Heads of State and Government and high-level representatives, having met at Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from 20 to 22 June 2012, with the full participation of civil society, renew our commitment to sustainable development and to ensuring the promotion of an economically, socially and environmentally sustainable future …

Eye on Earth Brings Access to Environmental Data for Emerging Economies

Abu Dhabi, 7 June 2011 – Abu Dhabi will host the first Eye on Earth Summit on December 12-15 2011, in partnership with the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). The summit will focus on the issue of greater access to environmental and societal data. Over the past ten years, Abu …