Global Compact of 50, focusing on Post 2015

UN Post-2015 Development Agenda With the business contribution to UN goals and objectives at an all-time high, and the UN in a process of determining its development framework as targets of the Millennium Development Goals expire in 2015; this is an opportune moment for business and the Global Compact to help shape the future priorities of the UN. The Millennium Development Goals Report 2013 - HERE Delivering a better future for all requires action by all – Governments, … [Read more...]

HIGH Potential for Women Entrepreneurship

Governments across the world are vying to create the their own versions of Silicon Valley--super-hot regions that will spur startup growth and economic activity. But when it comes to harnessing the entrepreneurial ambitions of half the population--women--a new report shows that in many countries, even the most basic preconditions for significant entrepreneurial activity are lacking. The Gender-Global Entrepreneurial Development Index examines legal, economic, and cultural factors that affect … [Read more...]

Post-2015 Development Agenda, Helen Clark, UNDP Administrator

Helen Clark: Statement at the High Level Plenary Meeting on The role of good governance and the Post-2015 Development Agenda Helen Clark, UNDP Administrator Opening statement at the High Level Plenary Meeting on The role of good governance and the Post-2015 Development Agenda on the occasion of the commemoration of International Anti-Corruption Day 2013 UN HQ, New York, 9 December, 9:30am "It is a pleasure to join all present at today’s event to mark International Anti-Corruption Day – a … [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...]

Kirsty Hogg ~ REAL MONEY – Pan Asian Gold Exchange‏

Pan Asian Gold Exchange‏   Kirsty Hogg, the First Lady of Gold returns to discuss PAGE, the Pacific Asian Gold Exchange located in China! This new development threatens to completely upend the precious metals markets and may potentially sound the death knell for the Comex and London Metal Exchanges. Imagine living in a world where the price of precious metals is calculated by what they sell for rather than how much a contract trades for on an exchange? That time may be here sooner … [Read more...]

WE Women Entrpreneurs – April 12th, don't miss it!

WE Meeting REMINDER TUESDAY, April 12, 2011 Meeting details Location: 380 MacPherson Ave., Toronto, M4V 3E3 Subway: We are one block north and one block east of Dupont Station. From the subway station, walk north one block and turn right at MacPherson. You will see the building. Parking: At the corner of Spadina and MacPherson, you may park in the Toronto Archives parking lot and then walk half a block east to the entrance of 380 MacPherson Ave. Meeting format … [Read more...]

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