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 [leer…]
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 [leer…]
VIVAT addresses Gender in Relation to Mining at the Commission on the Status of Women.
The Working Group on Mining hopes to bring to light the egregious negative impacts of mining in relation to women, indigenous peoples, and the environment to the international arena. With these hopes, VIVAT and the Working Group plans on holding two more parallel events during the remaining Commissions and Forums later this year on indigenous peoples’ rights and on sustainable development. [leer…]
From March 1 – March 12, the annual Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) will be held at the United Nations in New York, emphasizing equal rights and equal opportunities for women world wide. [leer…]
The Commission on Social Development (CSocD), one of several commissions for the UN’s Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), convened for its 48th session from February 3 to February 12, 2010, at the UN Secretariat in [leer…]