Posts tagged ‘United Nations’

  • Forum Article

    Why Africa needs more humanitarian action

    Africa is changing dramatically – and so are outsiders’ attitudes toward it, with the US finally seeming determined… 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 the world,”… 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 families directly… 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 nowhere near… 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 focus… 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 established a… 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 definition a… 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 change and… 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 on climate… 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 for a… 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 extraordinary… more

  • Forum Article

    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 Universal… more

  • Forum Article

    Europe’s regional revolts

    Ana Palacio, a former Spanish foreign minister and former Senior Vice President of the World Bank, is a member of the… more

  • Forum Article

    World Population Day 2012: 7 billion and counting

    To celebrate World Population Day we have selected some of the most interesting and impacting questions, data and… more