The annual WSIS Forum has become a global multistakeholder platform

The annual WSIS Forum has become a global multistakeholder platform for coordination of the implementation of the WSIS Outcomes. The Forum, co-organized by ITU, UNESCO, undp and UNCTAD, in close collaboration with all WSIS Action Line facilitators/co-facilitators and other UN organizations (ITU, UNESCO, UNDP, unctad UNDESA, FAO, UNEP, WHO, ILO, …

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16 June 2012 Status of Negotiations on 15 June 2012 Posted by UNCTAD . at 10:13 PM Status of Negotiations on 15 June 2012 Friday afternoon almost at the closing of the Third Session of Negotiations in Rio Although negotiators and UN staff keep saying in the corridors this Friday …

Future of UNCTAD in Balance at Doha

“We at Ethical Markets Media fully support UNCTAD and its freedom of information, research into the financial globalization that now causes so much hunger and hardship in the world” Hazel Henderson, Editor Future of UNCTAD in Balance at Doha Analysis by Gustavo Capdevila GENEVA, Apr 2012 (IPS) – Profound discord …

Un Trade Report: Rise In Natural Resources Prices Appears To Be

UN TRADE REPORT: RISE IN NATURAL RESOURCES PRICES APPEARS TO BE HURTING POOR NATIONS New York, Apr 23 2012 3:05PM A sustained rise in prices for raw natural resources and basic agricultural goods is defying long-standing patterns and appears to be hurting poor nations through rising food and fuel costs …

Measures Adopted At Un Trade Conference To Benefit Organic Farmers In Poor Countries

MEASURES ADOPTED AT UN TRADE CONFERENCE TO BENEFIT ORGANIC FARMERS IN POOR COUNTRIES New York, Feb 17 2012 3:05PM Two agreements that will help farmers in poor countries participate more fully in the organic food sector were signed at a United Nations-backed conference on development and trade, the UN announced …