Ban: New Economic Paradigm Needed, Incorporating Social and Environmental Progress

kristy Reforming Global Finance, Beyond GDP

BAN: NEW ECONOMIC PARADIGM NEEDED, INCORPORATING SOCIAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL PROGRESS New York, Apr 2 2012 2:05PM Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today highlighted the need for an economic paradigm that incorporates social and environmental progress in efforts to achieve sustainable development. ?Gross National Product (GDP) has long been the yardstick by which …

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

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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 …