Posts tagged ‘United Nations’

  • corruption and globalization Global Agenda Councils Article

    Has globalization made corruption worse?

    Leaders today, regardless of whether they work in the public or private sector, face no shortage of… more

  • Women wait to have their babies examined at a Medecins Sans Frontires hospital near the airport of the capital Bangui Forum Article

    Have development goals failed women?

    As the 2015 deadline for the United Nations Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) approaches, world… more

  • Forum Article

    Why Africa needs more humanitarian action

    Africa is changing dramatically – and so are outsiders’ attitudes toward it, with the US finally… more

  • Forum Article

    Are we failing the world’s indigenous people?

    “Let us recognize and celebrate the valuable and distinctive identities of indigenous peoples around… more

  • Forum Article

    Haiti’s fight against cholera

    During a recent visit to the rural community of Los Palmas, Haiti, I had the opportunity to talk with… more

  • Social Entrepreneurs Article

    Why we need a United Nations for young people

    Although the global financial crisis has taken an upward turn, markets and employment rates are still… more

  • Forum Event

    Africa cannot afford to fail its youth

    World Economic Forum on Africa 2014

    , Abuja, Nigeria

  • Forum Event

    Uniting against the terrible costs of conflict

    World Economic Forum on Africa 2014

    , Abuja, Nigeria

  • Forum Event

    Lagos, city of dreams and nightmares

    World Economic Forum on Africa 2014

    , Abuja, Nigeria

  • Forum Article

    World Water Day – why do we need it?

    Each year since 1993, 22 March has been recognized as World Water Day, an annual event to raise awareness and… more

  • Global Agenda Councils Event

    Three ways to curb catastrophic climate change

    Summit on the Global Agenda 2013

    , Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

  • Young Global Leaders Article

    23 months for the world to get organized

    At last we have a roadmap. On 25 September, at a special event of the General Assembly, UN member states… more

  • Global Agenda Councils Article

    Turning migration policy from failure to opportunity

    The challenges of managing international migration have been consistently underestimated. It is by… more

  • Forum Article

    Why businesses are already acting on climate change

    The recently published IPCC report shows that there is an increasing understanding of the science of climate… more

  • Forum Article

    Few doubts about who is responsible for climate change

    The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), an intergovernmental panel which advises governments… more

  • Forum Article

    Ban Ki-moon visits the World Economic Forum

    The World Economic Forum had the honour of hosting the UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon and his delegation… more

  • Forum Article

    Can business and human rights be friends?

    Earlier this week, I was in Geneva for the first UN Forum on Business and Human Rights. It was an… more

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    Implementing the business and human rights agenda

    Sixty-four years ago last week, following the horrors of World War II, the UN General Assembly adopted the… more