ON FIRST INTERNATIONAL DAY OF HAPPINESS, BAN CALLS FOR INCLUSIVE HUMAN DEVELOPMENT

Jay Owen Beyond GDP

ON FIRST INTERNATIONAL DAY OF HAPPINESS, BAN CALLS FOR INCLUSIVE HUMAN DEVELOPMENT New York, Mar 20 2013 10:00AM Marking the first ever International Day of Happiness, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today called on the international community to commit to an inclusive and sustainable human development that will improve the well-being of …

Dr. Ikeda’s Peace Proposal 2013

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  Dr. Ikeda’s Peace Proposal 2013     Other News Dear Reader, We take the unprecedented step to circulate the last proposal for Peace from Dr. Ikeda, the Presiden of Sokka Gakai. We do this, because little progress, if any, the international community has been able to make on the …

United Nations – Happiness: Towards a Holistic Approach to Development

Jay Owen Beyond GDP

  United Nations – Happiness: Towards a Holistic Approach to Development As reported by IISD, February 2013, the UN Secretary-General has released a note on “Happiness: towards a holistic approach to development <http://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=3DA/67/697> ” (A/67/697). This report, dated 16 January 2013, gathers the views of Member States and international organizations …

UN Experts Call for Global Financial Tax to Offset Costs of Economic Crisis

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New York, May 14 2012 11:05AM A group of United Nations independent experts today called on the European Union (EU) to take the lead in promoting the adoption of a global financial transaction tax that would offset the costs of the current economic crisis and protect basic human rights. “Where …