World Pulse: Your Voices Were Heard!

Jay Owen Global Citizen

US Appoints Special Envoy to DRC View this email in your browser Donate | Subscribe We did it! Congolese Women Influence US Foreign Policy Your Voices Were Heard! In January, World Pulse and the Maman Shujaa Hero Women of the Democratic Republic of Congo asked you to sign a petition calling for …

Earth Charter News – January 2013 – New year, new focus

Jay Owen Global Citizen

  JANUARY 2013 Para español haga clic aquí.   Dear Earth Charter Friend: The ECI Secretariat wishes you a very happy new year and looks forward to another year of working with you to make the world more just, peaceful, and sustainable. The first edition of the EC Newsflash in …

Social Revolution Taps Ict Tools

kristy SRI/ESG News, Wealth of Networks

SOCIAL REVOLUTION TAPS ICT TOOLS Pro-reform activists across the Middle East and North Africa are turning to online forums to spread their message to a global audience and reinforcing ICT tools as 21st century drivers of change. ELECTRONICS INDUSTRY AIMS TO END CONFLICT MINERAL TRADE Electronics industry aims to end …

World March of Women in Bukavu: Massive Trade Union Mobilisation to End Violence Against Women

kristy SRI/ESG News, Wealth of Networks

Launched for the first time in 2000, the World March of Women (WMW) is set to close its third edition from 14 to 17 October 2010 in Bukavu, in the province of South Kivu in Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). A vast global movement mobilising groups and organisations fighting for …

Investing in land: a commentary on the World Bank report

kristy Reforming Global Finance

Investing in land: a commentary on the World Bank report by Ian Scoones There is something for everyone in the long-awaited World Bank report, Rising Global Interest in Farmland: Can it yield sustainable and equitable benefits? In some sections there is a damning critique, in others a positive spin, with …