World population projected to reach 11.2 billion by 2100

World population projected to reach 9.8 billion in 2050, and 11.2 billion in 2100 The current world population of 7.6 billion is expected to reach 8.6 billion in 2030, 9.8 billion in 2050 and 11.2 billion in 2100, according to a new United Nations report launched on 21 June. With roughly 83 million people being added to the world’s population every year, the upward trend in population size is expected to continue, even assuming that fertility levels will continue to decline. The World … [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...]

A global upturn in 2014, Simon Baptist

Once a month, The Economist Intelligence Unit produces a comprehensive forecast for the global economy. It's popular with our clients, and also provides a useful opportunity for me to step back and look at the bigger picture. What is driving growth, or impeding it? What are the risks to watch out for? In this month's forecast, newly published, we have identified two opposing but related forces as key to the economic outlook in 2014. On the one hand, the upturn in the rich world, … [Read more...]

Women’s full participation essential to conflict resolution and economic recovery

Sahel Conference says Women’s full participation essential to conflict resolution and economic recovery UN Women Brussels, April 2013 – Some 40 women from the Sahel met today to underline the crucial contributions women from the region are making to economic recovery, political stability and conflict prevention, and to explore ways to enhance their role in these areas. Organized by the European Union, the Office of the Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for the Sahel and UN Women, the … [Read more...]

We-conomy is the future of our world, Invest in Women

The future of the world economy lies increasingly in female hands   “WHY can't a woman be more like a man?” mused Henry Higgins in “My Fair Lady”. Future generations might ask why a man can't be more like a woman. In rich countries, girls now do better at school than boys, more women are getting university degrees than men are and females are filling most new jobs. Arguably, women are now the most powerful engine of global growth. In 1950 only one-third of American women of working … [Read more...]

PM to participate in G-20 Leaders – June 18-19 in Mexico

PM to participate in G-20 Leaders' Summit June 17, 2012 Ottawa, Ontario Prime Minister Stephen Harper today announced that he will participate in the G-20 Leaders’ Summit in Los Cabos, Mexico, on June 18-19, 2012. He will be accompanied by Jim Flaherty, Minister of Finance, and Ed Fast, Minister of International Trade and Minister for the Asia-Pacific Gateway. “Canada’s message at the G-20 will be that economic growth and fiscal discipline are not mutually exclusive, they go hand … [Read more...]

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