An American “Reset” for Africa? | China: Open the “Backdoor”?

Jay Owen Reforming Global Finance

  August 7, 2014 In Focus: Africa An American “Reset” for Africa? Africa no longer needs the US as a benefactor. It wants a relationship based on mutual interests, says Ellis Mnyandu. 9 Facts on Africa’s Middle Class For all the recent hype, inequality and joblessness stifle the dynamic growth …

Other News: United Nations Still Popular in Most Countries

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News, Global Citizen

   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. …

Today’s Top Stories from GFI: How Canada’s banks help money move in and out of tax havens

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News

  Wednesday, June 26, 2013 Why Developing Countries Should Care About The G8 Summit Taxcast Edition 17: May ’13 Statement From The Financial Transparency Coalition: G8 Leaders Fail To Reach Financial Transparency Agreement Tax Wars: EU Playing Catch-Up With US New EU Anti-Corruption Standards Increase Demands For Greater Transparency To …

Earth Policy Release – Full Planet, Empty Plates Chapter Two

Jay Owen Sustainability News, Earth Systems Science

Chapter 2. The Ecology of Population Growth  Lester R. Brown Earth Policy Release Full Planet, Empty Plates May 9, 2013

Call for Sign-ons to Transition Letter, Save-the-Date for Dec. 13, Community Jobs and Events, and more!

Ethical Markets Global Citizen

After launching our transition letter on October 16, we have received 90 signatures from our network of non-governmental experts, grassroots groups, former foreign policy practitioners and foundations!  The list of signatories has more than doubled in the last week, and we cannot thank these signers enough for their support. Read …

The Role of UN Women in Empowering Women Worldwide

kristy Global Citizen

The Women’s Foreign Policy Group cordially invites you to join us for a special luncheon The Role of UN Women in Empowering Women Worldwide Hon. Michelle Bachelet Under-Secretary-General for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women Thursday, April 28, 2011, 1 p.m. United Nations Delegates Dining Room New York, NY …