Women in Science, 2030 Agenda

Involving women in science, implementing the 2030 Agenda | UN DESA | United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs Women and girls represent half of the world’s population. Yet, they are not fully participating within the field of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), with a gender gap still remaining far too wide across the globe. Indeed, women account for less than 30 per cent of all researchers in the world and where one in nine men graduate in the fields of … [Read more...]

MAR 22, #LoveWater Summit, Meet Our Luminaries and Activists!‏

UNIFY Family! Can you feel the energy rising as people around the world are getting ready to #LoveWater? We're barely one week away from World Water Day, and we are *so* excited to share with you some of the amazing Activists, Luminaries, and Spiritual Leaders that will be joining us for our #LoveWater Telesummit this March 22nd. Check out some of the amazing people who will be joining us, and sign-up for our Global Water Tele-Summit below! As a Youth Ambassador for Native Children’s … [Read more...]

ECOSOC Youth Forum – Feb 2.3

Youth will take centre stage at the United Nations on 2 and 3 February during the annual Economic and Social Council’s (ECOSOC) Youth Forum, exploring the role of young people in the transition from the Millennium Development Goals to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The event will give the world’s youth a powerful platform to engage in dialogue with decision-makers on development issues most important to them. “In order to arrive at an inclusive and people-centred post-2015 … [Read more...]

Collaboration among Women ‘is’ the Post Modern Revolution

Despite widespread suspicion that the world's financial system is controlled by occult secret societies, this conspiracy theory is difficult to prove. The idea that secret societies are running the world is well established. For example, the Bilderberg Group is well documented as an elite society of the world's top politicians and businessmen who meet in secret outside the democratic arena, but the public do not know what is discussed or decided at Bilderberg meetings. The Bilderberg Group, … [Read more...]

DESA, ‘ever changing world preparing beyond 2015’

“We need sustainable statistics to support sustainable development”   For almost as long as the UN has existed, development data has been collected, generating a crucial asset for the international community. Behind this important effort is UN DESA’s Statistics Division, led by Stefan Schweinfest. In DESA News, he shares what it takes to measure an ever changing world and to prepare for development beyond 2015.     “Statistics is one of those quiet areas where the … [Read more...]

Google, Facebook challenge global banks, Lorre White

“The competitors of tomorrow will not be large scale banks, they will concentrate on the single aspects of retail banking – it is akin to guerilla warfare,” Farhad Irani, the head of retail banking at Middle Eastern Bank Mashreq, the largest private bank in the UAE, said. Photo: Reuters SHAUN DRUMMOND The chief threats to global banks’ business model come from internet giants like Google and Facebook seeking to capture customer transaction data, and telcos moving into the payments space, … [Read more...]

Girls Transform the World Digital Action Campaign

Your Voices Delivered to the G(irls)20 Summit!   Over the last four months, your stories on girls' access to education have flooded World Pulse in an uproar we never could have imagined! As the campaign comes to an end, we are excited to share the outcomes and to keep the momentum going. The submissions we have received are an excellent reminder that girls truly do transform the world! With your support, the Girls Transform the World Campaign has accomplished some amazing … [Read more...]

“Women Changing The World Mentorship Program”, MAY 21

"Navigating Through Change Series" Join us May 21st at 7pm PST 10pm EST for this informative and a groundbreaking free class where women from all over the world join in to find answers and support in fast changing world...and of course ask burning questions. To access this free class please dial: 559 - 546 - 1333 and your access number is 439344. It’s time to come into right relationship with your Inner guidance so that you can harness your personal power to serve your vision and … [Read more...]

UN General Assembly – What, Who, Why and When?

The sixty-eighth session of the United Nations General Assembly will open in September 2013. The President of the United Nations General Assembly was chosen from the GRULAC with Antigua and Barbuda's John William Ashe being the consensus candidate, thus bypassing the need for an election. The General Assembly is the main deliberative, policymaking and representative organ of the United Nations. Comprising all 193 Members of the United Nations, it provides a unique forum for multilateral … [Read more...]

Bangladesh: Manufacturing Horror‏!

The death toll from last week’s building collapse in Bangladesh has now topped 400 -- it’s Bangladesh’s worst ever industrial disaster. The eight-storey building, workplace to thousands of garment factory workers, showed clear signs of cracking a full day before it collapsed. More than 140 people are still missing underneath the rubble. Right now, thousands of protesters are marching in Dhaka to demand their right to not die on the job. It’s time global fashion brands heed their call -- it’s … [Read more...]

A BRICS Bank for Development, Meetika Srivastava

A BRICS bank for development BRIC which was first used in the year 2001 as an acronym in the Goldman Sachs’s Global Economics paper No. 66 titled “The World Needs Better Economic BRICs” has now become an important bloc comprising of EMERGING POWERS of the world’s new economic order. It has a prominent economy of Latin America i.e., Brazil - a store house of raw materials, the Chinese Dragon; the fastest growing Asian economy and the second largest world economy after the US, the … [Read more...]

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