MONEY SENT HOME BY MIGRANT WORKERS COULD BOOST RURAL ECONOMIES, UN SAYS

MONEY SENT HOME BY MIGRANT WORKERS COULD BOOST RURAL ECONOMIES, UN SAYS New York, Jun 28 2013  2:00PM Remittances — the money sent by migrants to theirhome countries — could generate $30 billion annually for investment inrural areas if initiatives were scaled up, according to the United Nationsagency that works to …

UNEVEN JOB RECOVERY POSES CHALLENGES TO MOST COUNTRIES, UN LABOUR AGENCY REPORTS

UNEVEN JOB RECOVERY POSES CHALLENGES TO MOST COUNTRIES, UN LABOUR AGENCY REPORTS New York, Jun  3 2013  1:00PM Five years after the global financial crisis, the world employment situation remains uneven with emerging and developing economies recovering much faster than most advanced countries, the United Nations labour agency today reported, …

UN SENIOR OFFICIALS HIGHLIGHT RIO+20 ACHIEVEMENTS

We at Ethical Markets, as full participants in RIO+20 agree! The wide support for growing green economies shows the way forward!”, Hazel Henderson, Editor UN SENIOR OFFICIALS HIGHLIGHT RIO+20 ACHIEVEMENTS New York, Jun 28 2012 4:05PM United Nations senior officials today highlighted the achievements made during the United Nations Conference …

RIO+20: SUSTAINABLE PRACTICES DURING FORUM TO LOWER ENVIRONMENTAL

RIO+20: SUSTAINABLE PRACTICES DURING FORUM TO LOWER ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT New York, Jun 22 2012 6:05PM Reducing the use of paper, providing vehicles powered by biodiesel and electricity, and using recyclable materials are some of the practices that were pursued during the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20) to minimize …

RIO+20: UN AND PARTNERS HOLD GLOBAL ONLINE FORUM ON SUSTAINABILITY

We at Ethical Markets are Happy to see our Friends at UN agencies coming together online!, Hazel Henderson, Editor RIO+20: UN AND PARTNERS HOLD GLOBAL ONLINE FORUM ON SUSTAINABILITY ISSUES New York, Jun 19 2012 5:05PM People from all over the world today took part in an all-day online forum …

RIO+20: COUNTRIES ANNOUNCE AGREEMENT ON CONFERENCE?S OUTCOME DOCUMENT

RIO+20: COUNTRIES ANNOUNCE AGREEMENT ON CONFERENCE?S OUTCOME DOCUMENT New York, Jun 19 2012 7:05PM Members States today announced that they have reached an agreement on the outcome document of the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20). ?We now have a text which will be adopted at the Conference,? Rio+20?s …

RIO+20: AT FORUM, BUSINESS LEADERS DISCUSS SHIFTING TO SUSTAINABLE PATH

RIO+20: AT FORUM, BUSINESS LEADERS DISCUSS SHIFTING TO SUSTAINABLE PATH New York, Jun 15 2012 2:05PM More than 2,000 business leaders, investors and labour activists will today gather at a United Nations forum seeking to reach consensus on sustainable policies that will protect the environment, provide safe and fair conditions …

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 …

RIO+20: COUNTRIES ACCELERATE NEGOTIATIONS TO REACH ACCORD ON OUTCOME DOCUMENT

RIO+20: COUNTRIES ACCELERATE NEGOTIATIONS TO REACH ACCORD ON OUTCOME DOCUMENT New York, Jun 13 2012 2:05PM Countries today started the last round of talks to come to an agreement on the draft outcome document on environmental, economic and social issues at the heart of the upcoming United Nations Conference on …

Greek Austerity Measures Could Violate Human Rights, Un Expert Says

GREEK AUSTERITY MEASURES COULD VIOLATE HUMAN RIGHTS, UN EXPERT SAYS New York, Jun 30 2011 4:05PM The United Nations independent expert on foreign debt and human rights warned today that the austerity measures and structural reforms proposed to solve Greece?s debt crisis may result in violations of the basic human …