Posts tagged 'United Nations'

  • 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

    The 24th World Economic Forum on Africa takes place at an important time for the continent. This year saw the death of… more

  • Forum Event

    Uniting against the terrible costs of conflict

    Africa’s continued economic success relies on all sectors of society, including the private sector, working together… more

  • Forum Event

    Lagos, city of dreams and nightmares

    A few hundred miles from Abuja, the host city of the World Economic Forum on Africa 2014, lies the sprawling city of… more

  • 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