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Global Development News Human Rights Watch: A Peek Behind the World Bank’s Mask On June 27 Human Rights Watch released a joint report documenting forced and child labour linked to the World Bank’s agriculture projects in Uzbekistan.  Rights Info: Five Ways You Can Make Sure Parliament Talks About Your Rights Although they often get a…

Global Development News UN News: At Geneva jobs summit, UN labour chief urges a global debate on the future of work UN News: UN official stresses need for renewed momentum towards achieving climate accord ODI: SDG zero draft: glass three-quarters full ODI: Means of implementation and the global partnership for sustainable development: what’s in it…

Global Development News UN News: Nepal: quake’s impact on food security likely ‘very high,’ warns UN agency UN News: UN agency unveils alternative policy agenda to transform economies, make gender equality a reality UN News: UN-backed Expo in Milan spotlights need to ensure healthy, safe and sufficient food for all World Bank: Highlighting a free…

Global Development News UN News: Senior official stresses link between demographic shifts and UN development, climate priorities UN News: DOHA: Human rights, rule of law vital for sustainable development, Ban tells UN Crime Congress UN News: ‘Clear and critical’ need for sustainable energy targets in post-2015 agenda, UN deputy chief says World Bank: Financing the Future…

Dear all, Please find below this week’s selection of interesting news stories and reports.  If you come across any interesting articles or reports, please do share them with me and I will include them in next week’s digest.   Global Development News UN News: FEATURE: The journey is far from over, UN declares at women’s…

Global Development News UN News: New UN initiative to boost access to science, technology for world’s least developed countries UN News: As Kyoto Protocol turns 10, UN says ‘first critical step’ must trigger new 2015 emissions-curbing deal UN News: Agriculture must change, UN agency chief tells Paris summit, urging ‘paradigm shift’ ODI: Five myths about…

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