Archive for June, 2010

A Novice at the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues

A Novice at the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues

A First Hand Perspective Through VIVAT International I had the privilege of taking part in the Ninth Session of the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues.  Previously I had no experience of the UN, nor of any of the seemingly countless UN agencies.  My presence at the session was meant to be a learning experience, and […]

Plant-for-the-Planet

Plant-for-the-Planet

Over the past few decades, the issue of global warming has become a pervasive topic in the discourse among policymakers worldwide. However, climate change talks may be a helpful forum for voicing concerns and ideas, but they have thus far proven to be inadequate in global policy implementation. Fortunately, while the problem of coordinated action […]

UN Holds Commission on Sustainable Development, VIVAT Participates

UN Holds Commission on Sustainable Development, VIVAT Participates

As one of the last of the annual commissions held during the spring at United Nations headquarters in New York, the Commission on Sustainable Development (CSD) was just as much of a success as the previous commissions and forums held throughout February, March, and April. The CSD is one of the UN’s newest commissions, but […]

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Justice on Tracks and the “1st International Meeting of the People Affected by Vale”

By Dário Bossi,MCCJ The “Justice on Tracks” Campaign is one of the sponsors of the “1st International Meeting of People Affected by Vale”. Since the beginning of 2009, right after the World Social Forum in Belém, Brazil, we felt the necessity to elaborate an international meeting to focus exclusively on Vale and its socio-environmental impacts […]

Este es el primer paso en el trabajo conjunto como ONG. Esperamos reunirnos nuevamente dentro de pocos años. Mientras más trabajamos juntos, más potente será nuestra voz a favor del pobre y desplazado.

VIVAT realiza Taller Norteamericano

Este es el primer paso en el trabajo conjunto como ONG. Esperamos reunirnos nuevamente dentro de pocos años. Mientras más trabajamos juntos, más potente será nuestra voz a favor del pobre y desplazado.


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