2013 Future Policy Award celebrates world’s best disarmament policies

2013 Future Policy Award celebrates world’s best disarmament policies   Press Release  2013 Future Policy Award celebrates world’s best disarmament policies World Future Council partners with United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs New York/Hamburg, 22 February – The World Future Council is pleased to announce that this year’s Future Policy Award …

December 5th Invitation: FOUNDING A MOVEMENT Women’s World Banking 1975 – 1990

Wednesday, 5 December 2012, 4.00 – 7.00 p.m. United Nations Headquarters North Lawn Building (Visitor’s Entrance on First Avenue & 46th Street) Conference Room 1 A book signing and reception hosted by William Bohnett will follow. The book documents the global voices, cultures and business and banking traditions that came …

Ombudspersons for Future Generations: Sign our Online Petition

Dear friends of the WFC, 23.03.2012 Viewed from space, the earth is a blue planet. Over 70 per cent of the planet is covered in oceans and major seas. They contain unique ecosystems such as coral reefs and harbour impressive variety and beauty. However, oceans and coasts are among the …

UN Proposes Rescue Package to Halt Loss of Biodiversity

GENEVA (IDN) – Ecosystems — and the biodiversity that underpins them — support livelihoods around the world and generate services worth between $21 trillion and up to $72 trillion a year. This is comparable to World Gross National Income in 2008 of $58 trillion, according to the UN Environment Programme …