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World First E-Waste Map Reveals National Volumes, International Flows

World First E-Waste Map Reveals National Volumes, International Flows

For release: 07:00 GMT Sunday December 15, 2013 The first "E-Waste World Map" has been created by UN organizations, industry, governments, non-government and science organizations through their "Solving the E-Waste Problem (StEP)" initiative. By 2017, world volumes of end-of-life e-products is expected to be 33% higher than 2012 and [...]

AT UN CONFERENCE, COUNTRIES SHARE GREEN SOLUTIONS FOR DEVELOPMENT CHALLENGES

Another Important step Toward the Global Transition to the Green Economy we track at www.greentransitionscoreboard.com ,Hazel Henderson, Editor AT UN CONFERENCE, COUNTRIES SHARE GREEN SOLUTIONS FOR DEVELOPMENT CHALLENGES New York, Oct 28 2013  5:00PM Representatives from some 150 countries today gathered at the headquarters of the United [...]

Celebrate International Day of the Girl: Ask Your Senator for a vote on the Women’s Equality Treaty

Celebrate International Day of the Girl: Ask Your Senator for a vote on the Women’s Equality Treaty

Celebrate International Day of the Girl: Ask Your Senator for a vote on the Women's Equality Treaty Take Action! Dear Friend, Today is the International Day of the Girl, a day the United Nations has set aside for recognizing the rights of the girl and the unique challenges girls face around the world. We know [...]

U.N.’s Top Posts Remain a Boy’s Club

By Thalif Deen   UNITED NATIONS, Oct 8 2013 (IPS) - Despite adopting scores of pious resolutions on gender empowerment over the last 67 years, the 193-member General Assembly has failed to practice in its own backyard what it has vigourously preached to the outside world. So far, the U.N’s highest policy making body has elected [...]

Videos: Speakers at UN Leaders’ Summit 2013 Apply Lessons to a Hopeful Future

Videos: Speakers at UN Leaders’ Summit 2013 Apply Lessons to a Hopeful Future

20 Sep 2013 02:23:25 (Part 1) Plenary meeting - Global Leaders Summit 2013 (English)   20 Sep 2013 00:17:12 Ban Ki-moon, Global Leaders Summit 2013 (English) Opening remarks by United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon at the Global Compact Leaders Summit: "Architects of a Better World".    

Dr. Mae-Wan Ho joins Ethical Markets Advisory Board

Dr. Mae-Wan Ho joins Ethical Markets Advisory Board

Mae-Wan Ho, B. Sc. Hon. (First Class) and Ph. D. Hong Kong University, Director of Institute of Science in Society (website www.i-sis.org.uk archived by the British Library as part of national documentary heritage), Chief Editor and Art Director of its quarterly trend-setting magazine, Science in Society, is best known for pioneering work on [...]

Other News: United Nations Still Popular in Most Countries

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.   According to [...]

The Regional Implementation Meetings for Rio+20 Follow-Up: An Analysis of the Outcomes

The Regional Implementation Meetings for Rio+20 Follow-Up: An Analysis of the Outcomes

Click here to visit the Sustainable Development Policy & Practice knowledgebase.   A compilation of items recently posted to the Sustainable Development Policy & Practice knowledgebase Latest News - 9 September [...]

Brazil can lead Sustainable Development Goals

Brazil can lead Sustainable Development Goals

We are honored  to post  this interview  with Olav Kjorven  Assistant  Secretary – General of the United Nations, by Henrique Andrade Camargo, of  our Affiliate  MERCADO ETICO  in Sao Paulo, Brazil. We agree that RIO + 20  was an advance in reintegrating human knowledge and action  and that Brazil will continue to play a global [...]

KATERVA: 2012 Awards Ceremony on July 2, 2013 in Geneva, Switzerland

KATERVA: 2012 Awards Ceremony on July 2, 2013 in Geneva, Switzerland

“We at Ethical Markets Media salute  the winners of these global KATERVA Awards and I am honored to serve as one of the Judges, Hazel Henderson , Editor-in-Chief “   Warm wishes to all, Hazel Henderson Dear Katerva Community, Katerva will host its 2012 Awards [...]

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