Green Economy in the Context of Sustainable Development and Poverty Eradication

kristy Green Prosperity

Green Economy in the Context of Sustainable Development and Poverty Eradication Sharing National Experiences on Frameworks for Action Side Event Thursday, 22 March 2012 18:15 – 19:45, followed by Reception Venue: Conference Room 2 in the North Lawn Building Organizing Partners • United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) • United Nations …

FYI: Joint announcement by PGA and SG on International Women’s Day

kristy Global Citizen

8 March 2012 JOINT ANNOUNCEMENT BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY AND THE SECRETARY-GENERAL OF THE UNITED NATIONS on the occasion of the INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY The President of the United Nations General Assembly, Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser, and the Secretary-General of the United Nations would like to jointly propose …

Science for Environment Policy issue 253: A service form the European Commission

Ethical Markets Earth Systems Science

IN THIS ISSUE  The importance of boundaries in international river management  The management of international rivers is subject to two main types of boundary: the physical boundary of the river itself and the socio-political boundaries of the nations and regions that surround it. A new study has compared the impacts …

Happiness Should Have Greater Role In Development Policy Un Member States

kristy Beyond GDP

HAPPINESS SHOULD HAVE GREATER ROLE IN DEVELOPMENT POLICY ? UN MEMBER STATES New York, Jul 19 2011 7:05PM The General Assembly today <“http://www.un.org/News/Press/docs//2011/ga11116.doc.htm“>called on United Nations Member States to undertake steps that give more importance to happiness and well-being in determining how to achieve and measure social and economic development. …

New eceee snapshot report on target setting

kristy Resource Efficiency

25 May 11 – eceee today published a study on national target setting. The study provides a snapshot of the current use of energy saving targets and opinions about these across the EU, and is based on a broad survey and stakeholder consultation. eceee also opened a page on EU …

SUMMARY OF THE 29TH SESSION OF THE FAO COMMITTEE ON FISHERIES

kristy Earth Systems Science

A report from IISD SUMMARY OF THE 29TH SESSION OF THE FAO COMMITTEE ON FISHERIES 31 JANUARY – 4 FEBRUARY 2011 The 29th session of the Committee on Fisheries (COFI) of the UN Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO), took place at FAO headquarters in Rome, Italy, from 31 January to 4 …