International Organizations

  • Lissovolik: Scientific and Technological Community Should Govern Global Economy

    October 23, 2019

    Writing on the Valdai Discussion Club website, Veroslav Lissovolik explains how "one of the possible ways of stabilizing and depoliticizing the edifice of the global economy is to create a layer of global governance that focuses on technological development and that is governed to a greater degree by the leading representatives of the scientific and technological community rather than politicians."

  • New Resolution Promoted Global Universal Health Coverage

    October 23, 2019

    In an action supported by the World Health Organization, The global Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) has adopted a Resolution on achieving Universal Health Coverage (UHC) by 2030, which calls on parliaments and parliamentarians to “take all possible measures to achieve UHC," and stresses the need for robust legal frameworks and the need to allocate adequate resources.

  • UN Convenes Global Investors for Sustainable Development

    October 23, 2019

    To address what UN Secretary-General António Guterres describes as "widening inequality, increased devastation from conflicts and disasters and a rapidly warming Earth," Global Investors for Sustainable Development, which includes thirty influential leaders from the corporate world, will work together over the next two years in a bid to free up trillions of dollars from the private sector to finance the Sustainable Development Goals.

  • International Organizations Press for Climate Change Financial Disclosures

    October 23, 2019

    Since 2017, the United Nations Environment Finance Initiative has been encouraging businesses to evaluate and disclose, as part of their financial filing preparation and reporting processes, the material climate-related risks and opportunities that are most pertinent to their business activities, including its 2019 Changing Course report promoting standardization of climate risk assessment methodologies.

  • UNESCO Institutes Promotes Global Citizenship for Human Flourishing

    October 16, 2019

    Experts from the UNESCO Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Education for Peace and Sustainable Development explain why education needs to be re-purposed and redesigned to build not just human capital for economic growth but to create global citizens for human flourishing.

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