Rights and development activists have demanded greater participation for women in climate change adaptation and mitigation programmes. The demand was made at a press conference organized by the National Committee on Observation of the International Rural Women Day in Dhaba on International Rural Women Day. Continue reading
The governments of the Western industrialized world have provided over $4.6 trillion (in constant 2007 dollars) to the world’s less-developed countries (LDCs) over the past 50 years, the equivalent of several Marshall Plans. Some of this has been extremely useful, but aid to advance economic development has not worked well
Speaking at a meeting on UNCATD’s contribution to the Istanbul Programme of Action for LDCs this September, Arjun Karki, LDC Watch International Coordinator presented the NGO perspective Continue reading
Coordinated international action is urgently needed to prevent rising food prices from hurting tens of millions of people over the coming months, the heads of the three United Nations food and agricultural agencies said in a joint statement today. Continue reading
The Norwegian Minister of Development Heikki Holmås announced in August that Norway would assess the legitimacy of developing countries’ debt to Norway. Continue reading
Economists and experts on Thursday said that Bangladesh should establish a trade relationship with India which will include trade facilitation, investment, connectivity and trade in services instead of emphasising only trade in goods. Continue reading
Ensemble ils représentent une fortune estimée à 4.600 milliards de dollars, soit 3,75 milliards de dollars en moyenne par personne.
La Cnuced (Conférence des Nations Unies pour le commerce et le développement) suggère de taxer les milliardaires pour dégager des dizaines de milliards de dollars de ressources en faveur des pays en développement, dans son dernier rapport annuel sur la situation économique et sociale. Continue reading
April 7, Bankok With extreme weather pounding countries across a wide arc in the Asia-Pacific region, questions hover over entitlements for millions of people displaced by climate change, pledged under the Green Climate Fund (GCF) and other sources.