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2013-09-23 23:30:28

ResearchMoz.us include new market research report "Global Governance, Risk and Compliance Platform Market 2012-2016 (http://www.researchmoz.us/global-governance-risk-and-compliance-platform-market-2012-2016-report.html) " to its huge collection of research reports. Albany, NY (PRWEB) September 23, 2013 Researchmoz presents this most up-to-date research on Global Governance, Risk and Compliance Platform Market 2012-2016. The report focuses primarily on quantitative market metrics...

2012-08-20 23:01:30

Dr. James Orbinski, a globally recognized humanitarian practitioner and advocate, as well as a leading scholar in global health, has been appointed as Director of the Africa Initiative at The Centre for International Governance Innovation. Waterloo, Ontario (PRWEB) August 20, 2012 Dr. James Orbinski has been appointed Director of the Africa Initiative, effective September 2012, The Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) announced today. He also will be a senior adviser to...

2012-05-16 11:00:01

An international treaty is a promising tool for improving the coherence, fairness, efficiency, and sustainability of the global health research and development system according to international experts writing in this week's PLoS Medicine. Suerie Moon from the Harvard Global Health Institute, Jorge Bermudez from Fundação Oswaldo Cruz, Rio de Janeiro, and Ellen 't Hoen from the University of Amsterdam argue that such a treaty–an R&D treaty–should...

2012-04-02 11:10:12

International scientific community issues first “State of the Planet Declaration” Scientists issued the first "State of the Planet" declaration at a major gathering of experts on global environmental and social issues in advance of the major UN Summit Rio+20 in June. The declaration opens: "Research now demonstrates that the continued functioning of the Earth system as it has supported the well-being of human civilization in recent centuries is at risk." It states that...

2012-03-28 17:34:34

Needed to surmount sustainability hurdles: New yardstick of national progress; reforms of corporate reporting; an overhaul of environmental institutions Brazil and India pay a high price for rapid economic growth, according to experts speaking at a major international meeting in London, Planet Under Pressure. Between 1990 and 2008, the wealth of these two countries as measured by GDP per capita rose 34% and 120% respectively. But a myopic focus on economic capital is flawed, scientists...

2012-03-19 11:56:42

32 leading experts from around the world argue for immediate ambitious reforms Some 32 social scientists and researchers from around the world, including a Senior Sustainability Scholar at Arizona State University, have concluded that fundamental reforms of global environmental governance are needed to avoid dangerous changes in the Earth system. The scientists argued in the March 16 edition of the journal Science that the time is now for a "constitutional moment" in world politics....

2011-11-23 14:24:22

Needed to avert environmental disaster, reform of international organizations at scale rivaling post-WW II era Reducing the risk of potential global environmental disaster requires a "constitutional moment" comparable in scale and importance to the reform of international governance that followed World War II, say experts preparing the largest scientific conference leading up to next June's Rio+20 Earth Summit. Stark increases in natural disasters, food and water security problems and...

2011-10-05 22:10:00

Dr. James Orbinski opened the 2011-12 Signature Lecture Series by saying that, despite setbacks, global health efforts are gaining momentum. (PRWEB) October 05, 2011 âœLike humanitarianism, politics is an imperfect project,â Dr. James Orbinski said, as he kicked off this yearâs Signature Lecture Series at The Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI). The Nobel Peace Prize recipient and world-renowned physician offered his...


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