MONEY SENT HOME BY MIGRANT WORKERS COULD BOOST RURAL ECONOMIES, UN SAYS

Jay Owen Reforming Global Finance

MONEY SENT HOME BY MIGRANT WORKERS COULD BOOST RURAL ECONOMIES, UN SAYS New York, Jun 28 2013  2:00PM Remittances — the money sent by migrants to theirhome countries — could generate $30 billion annually for investment inrural areas if initiatives were scaled up, according to the United Nationsagency that works to …

Winds of change for social justice and democracy 1 May 2011

kristy Global Citizen

INTERNATIONAL TRADE UNION CONFEDERATION ITUC OnLine 091/280411 “Winds of change for social justice and democracy 1 May 2011” “Brussels, 1 May 2001 – common statement of the ITUC and its Global Unions partners”. Brussels, 29 April 2011 (ITUC OnLine): Today as trade unionists around the world celebrate the role of …

ITUC General Secretary Sharan Burrow to Call on UN Member States to Prioritize Employment-centred Policies as Key to Achieving the MDGs

kristy SRI/ESG News, Global Citizen

INTERNATIONAL TRADE UNION CONFEDERATION ITUC OnLine 129/200910 New York: ITUC General Secretary Sharan Burrow to Call on UN Member States to Prioritize Employment-centred Policies as Key to Achieving the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) Brussels, 17 September 2010 (ITUC OnLine): A three-day summit on the MDGs opens today in the General …