UN declaration on the rights of peasants and other persons working in rural areas

Promotion and protection of the human rights of peasants and other people working in rural areas. . . . → Read More:  UN Declaration on the Rights of Peasants and other Persons working in Rural Areas   (PDF – 60Kb)

Chede soutient l’Année International des Nations Unies pour les Cooperatives en 2012

Women preparing yams

L’Organisation des Nations Unies vient de créer un Comité de Coordination (COPAC) chargé de la planification et de la mise en oeuvre de l’Année Internationale des Nations Unies consacrée en 2012 au mouvement coopératif dans le monde. Au Cameroun, Chede Cooperative Union prépare déjà une campagne de sensibilisation et de promotion de cet événement . . . → Read More: Chede soutient l’Année International des Nations Unies pour les Cooperatives en 2012

Climate change and nutrition security

The United Nations System Standing Committee on Nutrition (UNSCN) is the food and nutrition policy harmonization forum of the UN system. This UNSCN paper aims at providing negotiators involved in the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) with convincing, evidence-based and compelling arguments to address nutrition security into the climate change agenda.

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UN Global Food Crisis Update

The United Nations System High Level Task Force on the Global Food Security Crisis (HLTF) was established in April 2008. It developed the first Comprehensive Framework for Action (CFA) in July 2008 when the world was being rocked by spiralling food prices that led to increased hunger, social tension and distress for millions of . . . → Read More: UN Global Food Crisis Update

African Institutions in a Changing Regional and Global Security Environment

The fifteenth annual IPI New York Seminar took place at the Thayer Hotel at West Point on the campus of the United States Military Academy on April 28-30, 2010. The seminar explored the evolving relationship between the United Nations and African institutions, including the African Union and subregional organizations, in developing a new peace . . . → Read More: African Institutions in a Changing Regional and Global Security Environment

UN Security Council and Civil Wars

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UN Security Council Report on Somalia

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United Nations Development Project Annual Report 2009

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UN Secretary-General: Cooperatives can help pull World out of recesssion

New York, Jul  4 2009  4:00PM — Cooperatives, based on the principles of self-help and reciprocity, have the potential to help address the global economic crisis, especially among the world’s most vulnerable, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said today.

Cooperatives’ economic model is not based on charity, he said, noting that in countries affected by the . . . → Read More: UN Secretary-General: Cooperatives can help pull World out of recesssion

Déclaration des Nations Unies sur le Nouveau Partenariat pour le développement de l'Afrique (NEPAD)

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Declaration du Millennaire de l'ONU

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Final review and appraisal of the UN New Agenda for the Development of Africa in the 1990s

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A Practical Plan for Achieving the Millennium Development Goals

The UN Millennium Project is an independent advisory body commissioned by the UN Secretary-General to propose the best strategies for meeting the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). The MDGs are the world’s targets for dramatically reducing extreme poverty in its many dimensions by 2015—income poverty, hunger, disease, exclusion, lack of infrastructure and shelter—while promoting gender . . . → Read More: A Practical Plan for Achieving the Millennium Development Goals