International Organizations

  • UN Principals Push for “Collective Outcomes” for Development

    April 12, 2017

    The UN Secretary-General and nine UN Principals have signed a “Commitment to Action” with the aim of harmonizing national and local development and humanitarian projects around the world under loosely-defined “collective outcomes” in line with the Sustainable Development Goals.

  • G7 Women’s Forum Promotes “Women’s Empowerment”

    April 12, 2017

    The 2017 G7 (Group of 7 countries) meetings recently held in Italy featured a forum designed to address “women’s economic empowerment in the changing world of work” by promoting the UN Women’s Empowerment Principles.

  • G20 Declaration Calls for Universal Internet Access by 2025

    April 12, 2017

    G20 (Group of 20 countries) IT ministers approved a declaration calling for universal Internet access within their respective countries by 2025 as part of the drive to promote human rights like freedom of expression found in the Sustainable Development Goals.

  • UNEP Releases New Report Praising ‘Green Energy’ Progress

    April 12, 2017

    The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) has released its Global Trends in Renewable Energy Investment 2017 report which shows that record-level renewable energy capacity was added in 2016 despite spending reductions due to efficiency improvements.

  • UNHCR Protection Chief Calls for Joint Migration Policy

    April 12, 2017

    The UN Refugee Agency’s (UNHCR) protection chief has called on member states to establish a “regional mechanism” to coordinate policy on rescuing, processing, and settlement of refugees crossing the Mediterranean Sea.

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