World Future Council: Newsletter 1/2011 English

Dear friends! 3.2.2011 2011 has been declared the International Year of Forests by the United Nations General Assembly. The World Future Council honours the UN commitment to this vital cause and will therefore present its Future Policy Award to the best forest protection policies. It has already attracted a strong …

Trade Unions Call for Action on Biodiversity

Brussels, 20 October 2010 (ITUC OnLine): Maintaining biodiversity is a central issue for working people and their communities around the planet, including through the creation of decent jobs, protection of livelihoods and ensuring resilience to climate change, according to the ITUC in its submission to biodiversity talks currently underway in …

Global Unions call on IFIs to Reject Austerity Programmes and Focus on Job Creation

ITUC OnLine 142/051010 Global Unions call on IFIs to reject austerity programmes and focus on job creation Brussels, 5 October 2010 (ITUC OnLine): Concerned by the faltering pace of global economic recovery, which has yet to produce a real recovery for millions of workers and unemployed men and women, the …