Posts tagged 'United Nations'

  • 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

    18 - 20 Nov 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

  • Forum Article

    Rio+20: It’s a matter of life and death

    This week, close to 50,000 people from the world of sustainable development are descending on Rio de Janeiro for the… more

  • Forum Video

    The G20 needs to become the M20

    Climate change, youth unemployment, pervasive corruption, these are problems with multiple causes and no single… more

  • Global Agenda Councils Article

    What if frustrated young people see no alternative to terrorism?

    Ikram ul-Majeed Sehgal, who has rehabilitated former terrorists, on the risks of allowing hopelessness to take root… more

  • Forum Event

    What are Latin American leaders doing to tackle corruption?

    World Economic Forum on Latin America 2012

    16 - 18 Apr 2012, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

  • Forum Article

    Bringing Together Companies Leading the Fight against Corruption

    By Michael Pedersen, Associate Director, Head of Partnering Against Corruption Initiative at the World Economic… more