Australia occupies top rank yet again in OECD’ s better life index!

The OECD's Better Life Index ranks the world's developed economies on quality-of-life criteria. 1. Australia 2. Sweden 3. Canada 4. Norway 5. Switzerland 6. United States 7. Denmark 8. The Netherlands 9. Iceland 10. United Kingdom For over fifty years, the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) has helped governments design better policies for better lives for their citizens. It provides a forum in which leaders and policy makers can work together to … [Read more...]

United Nations is counting on active engagement of Pacific Nations

September 2012 – The United Nations is counting on the leadership and active engagement of Pacific island nations in tackling some of today’s pressing challenges, including achieving the anti-poverty targets known as the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), advancing sustainable development and promoting gender equality, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said yesterday. “Now more than ever, we must work to align our priorities and objectives,” Mr. Ban said in his remarks to the first-ever meeting … [Read more...]

WORLD PULSE LIVE 2012 – Meet the Correspondents

September 20 – October 9, 2012   JOIN US in welcoming World Pulse’s award-winning citizen journalists as they inspire audiences across the nation. This fall, three amazing women representing the energy and power of the World Pulse community will come to the US for the first time to lift their voices. These grassroots leaders will reveal how they are using the power of new media and technology to change lives and create solutions on the front lines of today’s most pressing … [Read more...]

Celebrate Ramadan, send an e-Card

Ramadan eCards Peace Iftar Ramadan Moon All Care2 Ramadan eCards » Birthday Cards Mariachi New Gnomes Garage Band Rockin' Birthday Box Sequence Cakeapult Candles View all Care2 Birthday Cards » Help keep Care2 eCards FREE by supporting great causes! Our Government Isn't Just for the Super Wealthy! A Romney donor who attended a fundraiser by the Koch brothers recently said, "I just … [Read more...]

What will the next generation say you did to end HIV in Women & Children?

The GLOBAL PLAN   We are at a turning point for delivering on the promise to end child and maternal mortality and improve health – marked by bold new commitments. This strategic framework supports one such commitment, the 'Global Plan Towards the Elimination of New HIV Infections among Children by 2015 and Keeping their Mothers Alive'. It offers guidance for preventing HIV infections and unintended pregnancies – both essential strategies for improving maternal and child health, and … [Read more...]

Azerbaijani – Women Parliament , Women’s Bill of Rights

Azerbaijani - Women Parliament , Women’s Bill of Rights Although Azerbaijan is one of those countries that have ratified the Treaty for the Rights of Women, officially known as the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW), and a significant improvement in addressing the rights of women and girls was made, there is much room for improvement. This was a conclusion of the seminar conducted by the Azerbaijani Women Association for Rational Development … [Read more...]

Centennial Celebrations ~ 100 Years ~ International Women's Day~

  A Celebration of Women    ~ International Women's Day~    Centennial Celebrations ~ 100 Years  { 1911 - 2011}   We are pleased to present:      100 Women of Destiny Tele-Retreat; Conceived and hosted by Madeleine Marentette of Grail Springs Spa & Retreat Center All you need is a phone!         Milestones: from Suffragette to Social Networker.   Take your Seat at the largest virtual Round Table ever created   ~ and celebrate the 100th Anniversary of International Women's Day ~     It … [Read more...]

Centennial Celebrations ~ 100 Years ~ International Women’s Day~

  A Celebration of Women    ~ International Women's Day~    Centennial Celebrations ~ 100 Years  { 1911 - 2011}   We are pleased to present:      100 Women of Destiny Tele-Retreat; Conceived and hosted by Madeleine Marentette of Grail Springs Spa & Retreat Center All you need is a phone!         Milestones: from Suffragette to Social Networker.   Take your Seat at the largest virtual Round Table ever created   ~ and celebrate the 100th Anniversary of International Women's Day ~     It … [Read more...]

Russia Commemorates Constitution Day!

  Russia Commemorates Constitution Day     December 12 Constitution Day is a public holiday in Russia. Russia’s Constitution Day is a celebration of the adoption of the Constitution of the Russian Federation by referendum on December 12, 1993, after the historical collapse of the Soviet Union in 1990.     History of Constitution Day in Russia Russians approved by referendum the new Constitution of the Russian Federation on December 12, 1993. The first ever Russian constitution was adopted … [Read more...]

Copyright 2014 @ A Celebration of Women™ The World Hub for Women Leaders That Care