UNCSD Update – 14 February 2013 – Sustainable Development Policy & Practice

  A compilation of items recently posted to the Sustainable Development Policy & Practice knowledgebase Latest News – 14 February 2013 ECOSOC President Outlines Plans and Programmes for 2013 13_February 2013: The newly elected 69th President of the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), Néstor Osorio, has highlighted that the Council’s work in 2013 will center around integrating the three pillars of sustainable …

May Day Statement–Governments must act for a sustainable and equitable recovery

Governments must act for a sustainable and equitable recovery It is more than five years since the financial crisis hit, followed rapidly by a larger economic crisis. This economic earthquake exposed the dangers of financialisation; of having the real economy subservient to finance; and of two decades of growing inequality. …

Side Event on Environmental Health Initiatives: Innovative Approaches for Building Sustainable Cities

Side Event on Environmental Health Initiatives: Innovative Approaches for Building Sustainable Cities April 24, 2012 1:15 – 2:45 p.m. Conference Room A, United Nations North Lawn Building Draft Agenda With increased migration from rural to urban areas for economic opportuities, local governments are faced with the challenges of providing public …