RIO+20: CIVIL MOVEMENTS REFLECT DESIRE FOR SUSTAINABLE FUTURE, UN OFFICIAL SAYS

RIO+20: CIVIL MOVEMENTS REFLECT DESIRE FOR SUSTAINABLE FUTURE, UN OFFICIAL SAYS New York, Jun 13 2012 6:05PM The civil movements that have taken place over the past months in the Middle East, Europe and elsewhere reflect a global call for a sustainable future, a United Nations official said today, stressing …

Un Official Highlights Role Of Business Sector In Achieving Sustainable Development

UN OFFICIAL HIGHLIGHTS ROLE OF BUSINESS SECTOR IN ACHIEVING SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT New York, Apr 11 2012 3:05PM The business and industry sectors play a key role in leading countries towards sustainable development, a top United Nations official said today, adding that their collaboration and partnerships with governments are essential to …

Un Urges Businesses To Join Corporate Responsibility Pact Ahead Of Rio Forum

UN URGES BUSINESSES TO JOIN CORPORATE RESPONSIBILITY PACT AHEAD OF RIO FORUM New York, Feb 28 2012 7:05PM The world’s corporations are increasingly adopting a more sustainable course of doing business, a senior United Nations official said today, but voiced concern that participation was still lagging below expectations ahead of …

Un Official Outlines Priorities Ahead Of Sustainable Development Summit

Un Official Outlines Priorities Ahead Of Sustainable Development Summit New York, Feb 9 2012 7:05PM A senior United Nations official today outlined a set of priorities that Member States should tackle ahead of the Sustainable Development Conference (Rio+20) in June so that there is a clear framework of action during …

UN Official Calls for Inclusive Economic Growth Strategies to Tackle Global Jobs Crisis

New York, Oct 27 2011  7:05PM The international community must urgently consolidate efforts to tackle the global jobs crisis, a top United Nations official said today, calling for countries to adopt a more inclusive growth strategy that can enhance nations’ productivity and capacity to generate income sources. Lazarous Kapambwe, President …

Un Official Urges Integration Of Social Concerns Into Economic Recovery Policies

Un Official Urges Integration Of Social Concerns Into Economic Recovery Policies New York, Oct 3 2011 6:05PM A senior United Nations official today urged countries to pursue economic policies that take social considerations into account to ensure that the poor, youth, persons with disability and the elderly do not continue …