This GPW Round Up #4, UN 2023 Water Conference: Highlights from the conference in UN year for Water Action and Focus, features a selection of perspectives from different groups of participants at the UN Water Conference held in March 2023. Read more
The Civil Society Forum of the LDC5 Conference was organized by a Core Group of civil society organizations composed of LDC-Watch, Third World Network, Social Watch and Global Policy Forum, in collaboration with the United Nations Office of the High Representative for the Least Developed Countries (UN-OHRLLS). The Civil Society Forum was held in Doha, Qatar, from 4 to 9 March 2023. Read more
By Barbara Adams and Roberto Bissio
New York and Montevideo (September 11) – There is widespread speculation that if/when US President Trump addresses the UN General Assembly on 22 September — probably the only head of state to do so in person– he may warn of major cuts in financial contributions or even threaten to pull out of the UN. Read more
By Roberto Bissio
“Development” used to be understood as a linear progression from low to high, from poor to rich, judged by a single number, be that per cápita GDP or Human Development Index. Can the new BS/SDG Index become the golden number of sustainable development? Read more
by Roberto Bissio, Coordinator, Social Watch On the eve of a global meeting of experts from UN agencies and national statistical offices aimed at improving the sustainable development indicators, the World Bank launched its...
The UN Secretary General, António Guterres, will convene a one day meeting with Heads of State, bankers and “innovators” to explore ways to make global finances work for the SDGs