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 …

EMAGAZINE: The Global Girl Tipping Point

We at Ethical Markets  salute Malala  and  support the campaign for education for all children! –   Hazel Henderson, Editor Donate | Subscribe EMAGAZINE: The Global Girl Tipping Point          JULY 2013 In October 2012, the Taliban attempted to assassinate 15-year-old Pakistani girls education activist Malala Yousafzai. In response, the …

Brazil can lead Sustainable Development Goals

We are honored  to post  this interview  with Olav Kjorven  Assistant  Secretary – General of the United Nations, by Henrique Andrade Camargo, of  our Affiliate  MERCADO ETICO  in Sao Paulo, Brazil. We agree that RIO + 20  was an advance in reintegrating human knowledge and action  and that Brazil will …