WASHINGTON - Thirteen leading international economists and development specialists have called for a major reform of the governing body of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the way it does business.
People are beginning to talk about whether we'll need to engineer the climate to avert dangerous climate change. But that doesn't mean they know exactly how to do it.
WATERLOO — The road to a global agreement on climate change is littered with failures.
OTTAWA — Canada’s most recent ambassador to the UN Security Council says “fear” and not genuine interest is motivating Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s bid for a temporary seat on the prestigious body.
OTTAWA – Prime Minister Stephen Harper may be squandering a critical chance to campaign for a seat on the United Nations Security Council in order to rush back to Ottawa to vote against the long-gun registry, a Liberal MP suggested Tuesday.
19 September 2010 – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today issued a challenge to the newly-created High-Level Panel on Global Sustainability to find a solution to challenge of lifting people out of poverty while promoting sustainable development.
Deux ans plus tard, la reprise est timide et les grandes promesses de réforme du système financier se font toujours attendre
The U.S. government’s already serious frustration with China’s economic policies is growing.
THE first research published on the Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) on an empirical analysis of the controversial trade agreement that was signed in 2008 has been released. The paper, by The Caribbean Policy Research Institute (CaPRI) together with the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) is titled, “The Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA): Towards a New Era for Caribbean Trade.”
'TIMOR Leste is currently calm and relatively stable compared to the 2006-2007 crisis period, but is still widely seen as fragile,' states a recent report by the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI), a Canadian think-tank. But the balance scales will soon be tested.
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, Sep 13, 2010 (IPS) - Almost two years after the controversial and sweeping trade pact known as an Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) was signed between the European Union and the Caribbean Forum (CARIFORUM) countries, a new study says the impact of the EPA has proved to be, as its proponents claimed, relatively mild.
Global authorities have settled on powerful new rules for the world’s banks, agreeing to significantly heavier reserves that would impede the impulse to seek profit through excessive risk taking.