UN CONVENES MEETING ON ROLE OF TECHNOLOGY AND INNOVATION FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

UN CONVENES MEETING ON ROLE OF TECHNOLOGY AND INNOVATION FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT New York, May 13 2013  6:00PM Senior United Nations officials, policymakers, civil society representatives and other stakeholders gathered today at UN Headquarters in New York for a special Economic and Social Council forum on mobilizing science, technology and …

Ensuring Access to Water for Agriculture Vital for Sustainable Future – UN

ENSURING ACCESS TO WATER FOR AGRICULTURE VITAL FOR SUSTAINABLE FUTURE – UN New York, Mar 22 2012 10:05AM Ensuring universal access to water and using it wisely in agriculture is essential to end famine, drought and political instability, United Nations officials stressed today, adding that countries must strive to provide …

UN Officials Urge Measures to Boost the World’s Flagging Economy

“This conventional “inside the economics box” view , with few new ideas, shows how much further the economics profession needs to go to improve its understanding of today’s true global situation. Hazel Henderson, Editor-in-chief” UN OFFICIALS URGE MEASURES TO BOOST THE WORLD’S FLAGGING ECONOMY New York, Feb 7 2012 6:05PM …

Ban Underlines The Role Of Information Technologies In Accelerating Development

BAN UNDERLINES THE ROLE OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGIES IN ACCELERATING DEVELOPMENT New York, May 16 2011 1:05PM Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today underlined the role of information and communications technologies (ICTs) in accelerating socio-economic development, highlighting their potential to enable the delivery of basic social services to even the remotest areas of …