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The world is better off with more women business leaders

Equal representation generates increased benefits for both men and women, socially and economically.  


"Fourth Global Forum Business For Gender Equality” ends with Call to Action of Chile

More than 500 people from 38 countries committed themselves to the "Call to Action of Chile", wrapping up the two-day 4th Forum Global Business for Gender Equality: The future of work in the 2030…  


Making the business case for gender equality

Around the world, gender bias is attracting renewed attention. Through protest marches and viral social-media campaigns, women everywhere are demanding an end to sexual harassment, abuse, femicide,…  


Over 450 business leaders and government delegates commit to boost women’s roles in companies

Over 450 CEOs, government leaders and gender, labour and development experts from 25 countries kicked off the two-day IV Global Forum Business for Gender Equality today in Santiago, Chile, committing…  


Caribbean can only 'build back better' with international support and urgent climate action, UN, CARICOM Chiefs and Heads of Government

In view of the urgent needs of Caribbean islands affected by Hurricanes Irma and Maria, the “CARICOM-UN High-level Pledging Conference: Building a more Climate-Resilient Community ” mobilised a broad…  


Multidimensional Poverty & Inequality in MICs

Speech at a “High-Level Round Table on Multidimensional Poverty and Inequality in Middle-income Countries and the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals”  


Chile and Peru sign landmark agreement to sustain world’s largest single species fishery

For the last five years Chile and Peru have been assisted by the Global Environment Facility (GEF) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) through the The Humboldt Current Large Marine…  


UN’s first female Development chief calls for boosting choice, rights and opportunities for women

Santiago, Chile - UN Development Programme Administrator Helen Clark stressed today that all leaders, especially women in top positions, have an obligation to improve the lives of other women and…  


Solar ovens help Chile prevent deforestation


Latin America and the Caribbean

MDG Reports: Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba. Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Grenada, Guatemala,…  

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