Another Step Forward in the Fight against Human Trafficking

In September 2012 at the Clinton Global Initiative, President Obama made a commitment to step up our fight against the evils of human trafficking and pledged to “do even more to help victims recover and rebuild their lives.” Today, as part of the Administration’s ongoing efforts to carry out that pledge, and in recognition of National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month, the White House released the first-ever Federal Strategic Action Plan on Services for Victims of Human … [Read more...]

ECOSOC EVENT “… solutions for sustainable development” – 24 April 2013

The Partnerships Forum is one of the preparatory events for the 2013 Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) Annual Ministerial Review (AMR) on “Science, technology and innovation, and the potential of culture, for promoting sustainable development and achieving the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs)”, and is organized by the Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA); in collaboration with WIPO, ITU, UNESCO, UNICEF, the United nations Office for Partnerships, the UN Global Compact and the … [Read more...]

Women in the World SUMMIT – April 4-5, 2013

From Ambassador Susan E. Rice to Oprah Winfrey, Dr. Hawa Abdi to Eva Longoria, global leaders and inspiring women from around the globe will convene in New York City on April 4 and 5 for the fourth annual Women in the World Summit. See Photos from the 2012 Summit Hosted by Newsweek and The Daily Beast, this exciting and powerful summit centers on vivid journalistic storytelling from CEOs and world leaders to artists, activists and firebrand dissidents. Tina Brown will be joined on stage … [Read more...]

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