This December, 195 nations plus the European Union will meet in Lima for two weeks for the crucial UN Conference of the Parties on Climate Change, known as COP 20.
Yesterday in Geneva, WTO Director General Roberto Azevêdo announced that governments have failed to reach agreement on a "Bali package" in advance of the December 3-6 Ministerial meeting in that city.
Alberto Daniel Gago
This commentary in the staple theory series explores the relevance of staple theory for understanding the modern barriers to development in the global South.
The Ujima Project aims to bring transparency to the actions of those at work in the developing world
The United Nations-led Climate Conference at Cancun was not a diplomatic disaster, but for climate activists and grassroots groups, it wasn’t a success either.
Today is World AIDS Day. We need to learn and remember the impact of HIV/Aids in Canada, Africa and around the world.
Global Call to Action Against Poverty and Make Poverty History
G20 must not use the weekend's violence as an excuse to ignore the world's poor, says two anti-poverty NGOs issuing joint response to the G20 Communique.
Last week, Graham Lavery was snapping the people of Haiti and thinking of how the desperate scenario before him plays out over and over. Here are his thoughts...
As a few hundred advocates rallied in Toronto Saturday against climate change, over 4000 actions took place in more than 170 countries around the world.