UN SOUTH-SOUTH FORUM WRAPS UP WITH OVER $450 MILLION PLEDGED FOR GREENER DEVELOPMENT

UN SOUTH-SOUTH FORUM WRAPS UP WITH OVER $450 MILLION PLEDGED FOR GREENER DEVELOPMENT New York, Nov 1 2013 12:00PM More than $450 million was pledged between investors, green businesses, Governments and other parties at the United Nations-organized Global South-South Development Expo in Nairobi, where hundreds of participants spent this week …

MONEY SENT HOME BY MIGRANT WORKERS COULD BOOST RURAL ECONOMIES, UN SAYS

MONEY SENT HOME BY MIGRANT WORKERS COULD BOOST RURAL ECONOMIES, UN SAYS New York, Jun 28 2013  2:00PM Remittances — the money sent by migrants to theirhome countries — could generate $30 billion annually for investment inrural areas if initiatives were scaled up, according to the United Nationsagency that works to …

2013 The Summer of UpGyres

Upcycle the Gyres Society Transforming Marine Plastic Pollution into Revenue Streams Starting on World Oceans Day, June 8th 2013 IS THE SUMMER OF UPGYRES   “Science World is excited to partner with Upcycle the Gyres Society for World Oceans Day, June 8th, where we will be sifting through beach sand samples …

Good News Agency: A culture of peace is emerging in all fields of human endeavour

Good News Agency A culture of peace is emerging in all fields of human endeavour   Good News Agency carries positive and constructive news from all over the world relating to voluntary work, the work of the United Nations, non governmental organizations and institutions engaged in improving the quality of life …

GOVERNMENT-PRIVATE SECTOR COLLABORATION CRUCIAL FOR PROVIDING CLEAN ENERGY, BAN SAYS

GOVERNMENT-PRIVATE SECTOR COLLABORATION CRUCIAL FOR PROVIDING CLEAN ENERGY, BAN SAYS New York, Apr 17 2013  7:00PM Warning that the way the world produces, shares and uses energy is unsustainable, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today called on governments and the private sector to collaborate in providing a cleaner, low-carbon model that benefits …

Upgyres: Transforming Marine Plastic Pollution into Revenue Streams

 Latest News April 01 to 15, 2013   Upcycle the Gyres Society Transforming Marine Plastic Pollution into Revenue Streams 80 % of marine litter comes from land-based sources Are We Eating Trash from Your Mine? Published on Business Excellence Weekly ISSUE No. 42 Page 7 See who are our Collaborators–Supporters–Sponsors & Partners Come …

Latest News March 16 to 31, 2013

Upcycle the Gyres Society Transforming Marine Plastic Pollution into Revenue Streams Mr. Michalik, Founder and Managing Director of 365Playground, steps down from his Adviser position to become  a member of the Board of Directors. The vote of confidence and support from Mr. Michalik is invaluable to UGS, as it is …

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 …

Un Kicks Off Information Technology Hackathon Promoting Global

Un Kicks Off Information Technology Hackathon Promoting Global Sustainability New York, Feb 28 2012 6:05PM A United Nations-backed competition with the goal of uncovering sustainable approaches to information and communication technology (ICT) kicked off today, bringing developers from around the world together in a frenetic race of programming. Organized by …

Happiness Should Have Greater Role In Development Policy Un Member States

HAPPINESS SHOULD HAVE GREATER ROLE IN DEVELOPMENT POLICY ? UN MEMBER STATES New York, Jul 19 2011 7:05PM The General Assembly today <“http://www.un.org/News/Press/docs//2011/ga11116.doc.htm“>called on United Nations Member States to undertake steps that give more importance to happiness and well-being in determining how to achieve and measure social and economic development. …