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More than 150 world leaders, hundreds of representatives from Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) and corporate executives attended the UN Summit on Sustainable Development from September 25-27 at United Nations (UN) headquarters in New York to formally adopt a new sustainable development agenda.Titled “Transforming our world: the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development”, the agreement contains a set of 17 goals and 169 targets that would come into effect on 1 January 2016, replacing the Millennium Development Goals set in 2000.
Negotiators have yet again wrapped up another set of climate talks without producing a draft text that will be the basis of a new global climate agreement to be adopted in December by the 21st Conference of Parties (COP21) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).
On October 8 to 14, people’s movements and civil society organisations will gather at the People’s Conference against IMF-World Bank in Bali, Indonesia, as the Annual Meetings run from October 12-14.
On the same week as this year's IMF-World Bank Annual Meetings, this Conference will gather the broadest assembly of people's movements, non-government and civil society organizations adversely affected by IMF-WB's policies and schemes.
Private sector role is seen to be important in "sustainable consumption and production" and more generally in today's development agenda.
On 26 April 2018, Jennifer del Rosario-Malonzo participated at the 2018 Financing for Development Forum.
A World Social Forum 2018 workshop on the current state of the WTO, trade agreements, and what do they imply for people's social and economic rights.
Working women and other toiling peoples were greeted by an affront to their rights with the signing of the Comprehensive and Progressive Transpacific Partnership (CPTPP) in Chile.
The WTO and the Argentine government cannot keep the people out of MC11, where people’s lives, livelihoods, resources and rights are being negotiated to benefit big business.