Madrid Dialogue with GSP Calls for Ambitious Climate Action, Just Green Transition

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Madrid Dialogue with GSP Calls for Ambitious Climate Action, Just Green Transition

12_April_2011: At a dialogue organized by Sustainlabour in Madrid, international trade unions met with the UN Secretary-General’s High-level Panel on Global Sustainability (GSP) and business and NGO representatives, to call for decisive and ambitious climate action in the lead-up to the UN Climate Change Conference in Durban, South Africa (UNFCCC COP 17/CMP 7) at the end of 2011, and the UN Conference on Sustainable Development (UNCSD, or Rio+20) in 2012. continued…

GSP Working Groups Issue Final Reports on Poverty, Paradigms and Markets

April_2011: The three Working Groups set up to advise the UN Secretary-General’s High-level Panel on Global Sustainability (GSP) recently completed their work and presented their findings to the Panel. The GSP Secretariat has made available the report of each Working Group. continued…

Group of Friends on Green Economy Convenes Second Workshop

23_March_2011: The Group of Friends of the UN General Assembly’s Thematic Debate on the Green Economy convened the second workshop in its series, to discuss “Opportunities and Concerns of the Green Economy.” The workshop was chaired by Ambassador Maged A. Abdelaziz (Egypt) and Ambassador Marten Grunditz (Sweden). continued…

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