Friday, 19 September 2014

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Business and Human Rights go hand in hand for growth

Business and Human Rights go hand in hand for growth

19 September 2014 - “Amid rapid economic growth and new investments in land and natural resources, there is an increasing awareness of why human rights must be brought into business strategies and operations,” said Michael K. Addo, chair of the UN Working Group on Business and Human Rights. The first... Read more

 Critical inequalities at the root of 6 million child deaths each year

Critical inequalities at the root of 6 million child deaths…

19 September 2014 - Each year, 6 million children lose their lives before their fifth birthday. That is... Read more

Natural disasters displace three times as many people as conflicts

Natural disasters displace three times as many people as con…

18 September 2014 - Natural disasters drove 22 million people out of their homes last year. Even though... Read more

Migrant deaths multiply

Migrant deaths multiply

18 September 2014 – Migration to Europe by people fleeing conflict, poverty or oppression has greatly i... Read more

UN Special Envoy advocates action on climate change during Paris visit

UN Special Envoy advocates action on climate change during P…

16 September 2014 - Former mayor of New York, Michael Bloomberg has been nominated a Commander of the L... Read more

Water cooperation a must for a thirsty world

Water cooperation a must for a thirsty world

17 September 2014 - In the next 30 years, global water needs are going to rise by at least 30 percent, ... Read more

2014 International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer

2014 International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Lay…

16 September 2014 - On the occasion of the 2014 International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Lay... Read more

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