Global Agenda

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Name: Global Agenda
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 40 mins ago - 1 reports

How competitive is S.Africa's economy?

<a style="font-size: 15px; font-weight: bold;font-decoration: none;" href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d1okXjlRrAc&feature=youtube_gdata"&gt;How competitive is S.Africa's economy? In line with its mission statement of committing to improving the ... [Published ABN Digital - YouTube - 13 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 2 reports

Political liberation a thing of the past

The younger generation needs to drive an agenda of economic liberation rather than political freedom.Wallis was one of the panelists at the New Social Covenant debate. PHOTOS: World Bank/WikipediaThis is according to a panel discussion on the World Economic ... [Published CNBC Africa - 10 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

WEF Global Agenda Council - Unpacking new social covenant's key deliverables

<a style="font-size: 15px; font-weight: bold;font-decoration: none;" href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eOhvH16xtKk&feature=youtube_gdata"&gt;WEF Global Agenda Council - Unpacking new social covenant's key deliverables In line with its mission statement ... [Published ABN Digital - YouTube - 16 hours ago]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

The role of social movements in politics

Jim Wallis the founder of Sojourners said, "Politics can't fix itself unless there are social movements from outside that enable politics to do the right thing". He's attending the Global Agenda Council on Values meeting in Stellenbosch to take the conversation ... [Published CNBC Africa - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

SA needs social covenant to beat injustice of inequality

ACROSS the globe, new uncertainties are replacing old certainties. Bonds that traditionally tied communities and countries together in common cause have begun to unravel. This is also true in Africa where the old ideological certitudes of the Cold War ... [Published BDlive - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Global agenda: Ideas and idols

Seven years ago, as the “limited,” “contained” subprime crash of 2006-07 morphed into the much larger and infinitely more dangerous global financial crisis of 2007-08, a whole generation of young people made a shocking discovery.Tens of thousands of ... [Published Jerusalem Post - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Financial services update August 25 2014 industry news

Unmasking CounterpartiesOn August 21st, Risk.net summarized a letter sent to the Financial Stability Board signed by SEC Chair Mary Jo White on behalf of the OTC Derivatives Regulators Group. The letter asks the FSB to unambiguously request countries ... [Published Lexology - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

WEF new social covenant event kicks off today

At the annual meeting of the in 2013, its Global Agenda Council on Values released a discussion document entitled A New Social Covenant. The document described how old social contracts have unravelled, and how former assumptions and shared notions about ... [Published CNBC Africa - Aug 27 2014]
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First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Investing in young children makes good business sense

- In 2007, The Lancet medical journal published an article stating that more than 200 million children under five fail to reach their potential in cognitive development because of poverty, poor health and nutrition, and lack of responsive caregiving. ... [Published Comminit - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 2 reports

"The Financial System Is Vulnerable," NYFed Asks "Could The Dollar Lose Its Reserve Status?"

When a tin-foil-hat-wearing blog full of digital dickweeds suggest the dollar's reserve currency status is at best diminishing , it is fobbed off as yet another conspiracy theory (yet to be proved conspiracy fact) too horrible to imagine for the status ... [Published Zero Hedge - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 2 reports

Expert urges worldwide rethink on food supplies

Global food systems can no longer rely on “business as usual”, according to an internationally renowned economist visiting The University of Queensland this week.Dr Shenggen Fan, Director General of theFood price volatility, natural resource constraints, ... [Published Health Canal - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 1 reports

Online Media Accreditation Now Open for Summit on the Global Agenda 2014

– The World Economic Forum has opened media accreditation for the seventhUsername: your e-mail addressPassword: your passwordIf you have never created an account on this website, you will need to:1. Visit URL: www.weforummedia.org2. Create an account ... [Published World Economic Forum - Aug 12 2014]

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Jim Wallis the founder of Sojourners said, "Politics can't fix itself unless there are social movements from outside that enable politics to do the right thing" . He's attending the Global Agenda Council on Values meeting in Stellenbosch to take the conversation further regarding the development of a New Social...
...This idea lies behind a major study, Now for the Long Term, the report of the Oxford Martin Commission for Future Generations. Its purpose was "to take a step back to examine how our actions (or inactions!) today will affect the next generation, and to think through what institutional arrangements will allow us to build a more sustainable and equitable future" . The immediate challenge is how we break the cycle of distrust so that we can move forward, jointly, to create this future
"It is symbolic that this forum is being held in the Republic of Kazakhstan - a country that has suffered from nuclear tests and is now one of the leaders of the anti-nuclear movement. Global agenda of the Congress has a deep relevance and completely in tune with our initiatives in the field of nuclear disarmament" , the statement reads
On the topic of investing in young children, Nobel Prize winning economist James Heckman said, "it is a rare public policy initiative that promotes fairness and social justice and at the same time promotes productivity in the economy and in society at large." Whether through corporate social responsibility, progressive human resource policies or by lending their voice to advocate for public investment in the...

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Political liberation a thing of the past [Published CNBC Africa - 10 hours ago]
Concerns at the forefront of the Global Agenda ... [Published CNBC Africa - 13 hours ago]
How competitive is S.Africa's economy? [Published ABN Digital - YouTube - 13 hours ago]
WEF Global Agenda Council - Unpacking new socia... [Published ABN Digital - YouTube - 16 hours ago]
The role of social movements in politics [Published CNBC Africa - Aug 29 2014]
SA needs social covenant to beat injustice of i... [Published BDlive - Aug 29 2014]
Global agenda: Ideas and idols [Published Jerusalem Post - Aug 28 2014]
Financial services update August 25 2014 indust... [Published Lexology - Aug 28 2014]
WEF new social covenant event kicks off today [Published CNBC Africa - Aug 27 2014]
Kazakhstan is one of the leaders of anti-nuclea... [Published Kazinform - Aug 27 2014]
Investing in young children makes good business... [Published Comminit - Aug 25 2014]
US bullied Vietnam into not labelling GM foods [Published GMWatch.org - Aug 23 2014]
GM food, Ukraine, and the return of Hill + Know... [Published GMWatch.org - Aug 23 2014]
Measuring agriculture’s shadow [Published Canadian Cattlemen - Aug 22 2014]
Ashdod: Baby Suffer Burns from Electrical Plate [Published Israel National News - Aug 22 2014]
Abbas and Mashaal Hold Second Meeting in Qatar [Published Israel National News - Aug 22 2014]
Conservation Tools: Africa’s Tech Boom Could Ai... [Published Conservation International - Aug 21 2014]
Chief Justice Sereno chosen as ‘voice’ at Dubai... [Published GMA News Online - Aug 21 2014]
Sirens in Nir Oz [Published Israel National News - Aug 21 2014]
6 Rockets Explode in Eshkol Regional Council [Published Israel National News - Aug 21 2014]
"The Financial System Is Vulnerable," NYFed Ask... [Published Zero Hedge - Aug 21 2014]
"The Financial System Is Vulnerable," NYFed Ask... [Published Zero Hedge - Aug 21 2014]
Social media has undermined peoples' trust in ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Aug 20 2014]
National Newsbits for August 21, 2014 [Published Manila Bulletin - Aug 20 2014]
Fin24.com | Local WEF event turns to business f... [Published Finance 24 - Aug 20 2014]
Link trade and investment patterns with Asia, s... [Published Brunei Times - Aug 20 2014]
Gaza Terrorists Fire Rocket Towards Jerusalem [Published Israel National News - Aug 19 2014]
New ‘Social Covenant’ to be... [Published Spice4Life - Aug 19 2014]
Businesses prefer to turn a blind eye to the gl... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Aug 19 2014]
Countries must rethink global system to address... [Published FoodNavigator-Asia.com - Aug 19 2014]
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How competitive is S.Africa's economy? [Published ABN Digital - YouTube - 13 hours ago]
<a style="font-size: 15px; font-weight: bold;font-decoration: none;" href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d1okXjlRrAc&feature=youtube_gdata"&gt;How competitive is S.Africa's economy? In line with its mission statement of committing to improving the ...
WEF Global Agenda Council - Unpacking new socia... [Published ABN Digital - YouTube - 16 hours ago]
<a style="font-size: 15px; font-weight: bold;font-decoration: none;" href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eOhvH16xtKk&feature=youtube_gdata"&gt;WEF Global Agenda Council - Unpacking new social covenant's key deliverables In line with its mission statement ...
"The Financial System Is Vulnerable," NYFed Ask... [Published Zero Hedge - Aug 21 2014]
When a tin-foil-hat-wearing blog full of digital dickweeds suggest the dollar's reserve currency status is at best diminishing , it is fobbed off as yet another conspiracy theory (yet to be proved conspiracy fact) too horrible to imagine for the status ...
Upgrading Education and Health in light of Neur... [Published SharpBrains - Jul 21 2014]
— We had a great event last Thursday in London to discuss the future of applied neuroscience and gaming. Thank you, Brainbow/ Peak team, for hosting us, and Strategic North for helping promote it! Many insights were shared. Perhaps one of the main ...
Five Reasons to Boost Volunteering [Published theCSRfeed - Jul 10 2014]
Key insights on the direction of volunteering SOURCE: Amway DESCRIPTION: Amway tells many great volunteer stories on its blog. So why the importance on volunteering? In the US, where volunteering actually saw a dip last year, thousands of people ...
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