World’s Power Must Act Urgently as Global Joblessness grows – UN Labour Chief

WORLD’S POWERS MUST ACT URGENTLY AS GLOBAL JOBLESSNESS GROWS – UN LABOUR CHIEF New York, Oct 11 2012 2:05PM Projecting that global unemployment will rise by seven million next year to 207 million, three million more than previously estimated, the United Nations labour agency today called on the world’s major …

G20 Communiqué Hits Some Priorities, Misses Others

G20 Communiqué Hits Some Priorities, Misses Others June 21, 2012 By Nick Mathiason Nick Mathiason is the Assistant Communications Director of the Task Force, and also works as a business correspondent at the Bureau of Investigative Journalism. He was previously Business Correspondent at the Guardian and Observer newspapers for 10 …

IISD-GSI: new report and discussion at Rio+20 on biofuel subsidies

Dear colleagues, This is an announcement for all those participating in discussions on biofuel subsidies around the G-20 Summit in Los Cabos and Rio+20. The International Institute for Sustainable Development’s (IISD) Global Subsidies Initiative (GSI) has just published a report entitled ‘State of Play on Biofuel Subsidies: Are policies ready …

G20 told voters want banks to put something back into the global economy

INTERNATIONAL TRADE UNION CONFEDERATION (ITUC) 085/180612 ITUC OnLine G20 told voters want banks to put something back into the global economy. Global poll shows 63% support Financial Transactions Tax Strongest support found in France 88 %, Germany 82%, UK 76 %, USA 63% Los Cabos, Mexico, 18 June 2012 (ITUC …