Other News: United Nations Still Popular in Most Countries

   United Nations Still Popular in Most Countries   By Jim Lobe*   WASHINGTON, Sep 18 2013 (IPS) – On the eve of the 68th session of the United Nations General Assembly, a newly released survey of 39 countries shows that the world body remains relatively popular around the globe. …

Brazilian President Calls For Joint Efforts To Contain Consequences Of Global Economic Crisis

BRAZILIAN PRESIDENT CALLS FOR JOINT EFFORTS TO CONTAIN CONSEQUENCES OF GLOBAL ECONOMIC CRISIS New York, Sep 25 2012 1:05PM One of the first world leaders to address the United Nations General Assembly’s high-level debate today, Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff called on countries to boost international efforts to tackle the global …

Green Transition Scoreboard August 2012 Update

Download the report (PDF). Prepared by Timothy Jack Nash and Ethical Markets Media Research Team Since 2007, the Green Transition Scoreboard® has tracked private investments in creating cleaner, greener economies globally. If we continue to invest at least $1 trillion per year until 2020, we will be leaving the fossil fueled industrial era and entering a new solar age based on principles of equity, sustainability, and biomimicry. This green transition is happening at an extraordinary rate, accelerated by international agreements in 2012 by the G-20, Rio+20, OECD, UNDP and the United Nations General Assembly. This supplement to the February 2012 report focuses on investments that companies are making in green research and development (R&D).  

FYI: Joint announcement by PGA and SG on International Women’s Day

8 March 2012 JOINT ANNOUNCEMENT BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY AND THE SECRETARY-GENERAL OF THE UNITED NATIONS on the occasion of the INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY The President of the United Nations General Assembly, Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser, and the Secretary-General of the United Nations would like to jointly propose …

*Media Advisory* National Federation Of Community Development Credit Unions Announces Launch Of New York: Building A Cooperative City

Deadlines & Events New York: Building a Cooperative City Launch Event November 1, 2011 | New York, NY Please join the Federation for the launch of “New York: Building a Cooperative City,” a kick-off event to launch the International Year of Cooperatives. This first-ever convening of New York City cooperatives …

United Nations Mother Earth Day

April 2011 JOIN CPS TO CELEBRATE MOTHERS & MOTHER EARTH Mother’s Day is around the corner, and we want to invite you to honor your own mother and Mother Earth by joining with us to build a more caring, sustainable world. We have exiting news: UNITED NATIONS MOTHER EARTH DAY …

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 …