69th General Debate Continues Discussion of Post-2015 Agenda, Highlights Biodiversity, SIDS Issues

  A compilation of items recently posted to the Sustainable Development Policy & Practice knowledgebase Notice: IISD Reporting Services invites you to complete a brief survey (by 30 September 2014) that we have designed to ensure that our knowledgebases are as useful and informative as possible. Click here to enter …

Voices of Hope & Launch of the International Alliance for Localization

  Local Futures     International Society for Ecology and Culture   July-August 2014   Photo: Karim Ahmed Hasan (Egypt) Greetings from LOCAL FUTURES In This Update     – Voices of Hope in a Time of Crisis & the launch    of the International Alliance for Localization   – Announcing Planet …

World Day to Combat Desertification Bulletin – Vol. 4 No. 2 – World Day to Combat Desertification Global Observance Event – Briefing Note

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SUMMARY OF TRANSPORT DAY November 17th 2013 Warsaw

  Transport Day took place on Sunday, 17 November 2013, in Warsaw, Poland, alongside the nineteenth Conference of the Parties (COP 19) to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). Supported by the Bridging the Gap initiative and the Partnership on Sustainable, Low Carbon Transport (SLoCaT), the focus of …

“IMF Reform: An Imperative for US Leadership – Nov 20 @ Carnegie Center

  This is a kind reminder that New Rules and the Heinrich Boell Foundation will be hosting a seminar on IMF Governance Reform this Wednesday at the Carnegie Center. We hope you can join us for this discussion and help us to move these critical reforms forward. Please see details below: IMF …

Positive Money Supporter CONFERENCE in London on Saturday 1st March 2014

  Save the Date: Next Positive Money Supporter Conference on Saturday 1st March 2014     We are continuing to build the Positive Money Community, and next March over 200 Positive Money members will gather together for a day of making new friends, sharing experiences and challenges, and learning about where …

ENB Summary of OWG-2 now available

  Second Session of the Open Working Group (OWG) of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) 17-19 April 2013 | UN Headquarters, New York, United States of America   http://www.iisd.ca/sdgs/owg2/            The second session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) Open Working Group (OWG) …

SUMMARY OF THE FIRST SESSION OF THE UN GENERAL ASSEMBLY OPEN WORKING GROUP ON SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS

The second session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) Open Working Group (OWG) on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) took place on 17-19 April 2013 at the UN Headquarters in New York. The meeting brought together OWG members, other member states, observers, representatives from the UN system and Major Groups. The …

UNCSD Update – 28 February 2013 – Sustainable Development Policy & Practice

    A compilation of items recently posted to the Sustainable Development Policy & Practice knowledgebase Latest News – 28 February 2013 EC Issues Proposal for Post-2015 Agenda 27_February 2013: The European Commission (EC) has released its common approach to global development goals. The Communication, titled “A Decent Life for All: Ending poverty and giving the world a sustainable future,” calls for addressing environmental …

GlobalSolutions.org October Newsletter

October 19th, 2012 The GlobalSolutions.org community is supported by just 2% of our members. Donate today to double our movement’s impact! DONATE NOW! GlobalSolutions.org has been busy this fall. Together we have pushed for a more responsible U.S. role in the world. Here’s an overview of what we’ve all accomplished: …