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 …

Fed’s Fisher: Top 5 U.S. banks should be broken up

kristy Reforming Global Finance

Fed’s Fisher: Top 5 U.S. banks should be broken up Wed Feb 29 19:02:19 UTC 2012 MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – The biggest five banks in the United States are too powerful and should be broken up, Dallas Fed President Richard Fisher said on Wednesday. The financial crisis has left the …

Global Financial Integrity Launches New Report on Illicit Financial Flows from Mexico

kristy Reforming Global Finance

Monday, January 30, 2012 From the Task Force Blog: Global Financial Integrity Launches New Report on Illicit Financial Flows from Mexico Featured Allied Organization of the Week: The Council on Geopolitics Will U.S. and EU Sanctions Halt Tehran’s Nuclear Ambitions? What President Obama Got Right (and Wrong) in the State …

Women’s Earth and Climate Caucus

kristy The Power of Yin

Dear Friends, WECC is glad to be supporting the upcoming iMatter March on May 8th. Please join us in the iMatter March on Mother’s Day, May 8th in San Francisco. The iMatter Campaign was started by 16 year old Alec Loorz. It is a youth-led revolution that will serve as …

World Cities: Where to Put Their Oncoming Billions?

kristy Sustainability News

“Welcome to Citiwire.net! Will (must) the world’s cities grow dramatically in land form in the years ahead? It’s no longer very likely in the U.S. and Europe, but represents the all-but-inevitable scenario in the developing world as hundreds of millions of rural residents continue to pour into cities. A Lincoln …