IEF Contribution to UN75

Submitted by admin on 21. February 2020 - 0:07

IEF CONTRIBUTION TO UN75


The United Nations is celebrating its 75th anniversary in 2020 by reflecting on its future, and everyone is invited to contribute. The following is a brief description of many of the ways IEF and IEF members can participate in this process. As you will see, we are already engaged in various ways.

Civil Society Declaration for UN75

Submitted by admin on 21. February 2020 - 0:33

Civil Society Declaration for UN75


UN2020 is taking the lead on preparing a Civil Society Declaration and Plan of Action for the UN 75th anniversary. The Declaration is expected to be finalized in April and presented at the UN75 People's Forum taking place on 23-24 April at UN Headquarters in New York City. This is timed to coincide with the Day of Multilateralism (April 23rd) and will feed into the UN Secretary-General’s UN75 interim report to be published in May.

Negotiations on UN75 declaration

Submitted by admin on 14. February 2020 - 13:08

Negotiations on UN75 declaration

11 February 2020


UN75 Co-Facilitators Outline Five Elements for Declaration

UN Member States are beginning negotiations on a declaration for the UN’s 75th anniversary. In a food-for-thought paper, the co-facilitators suggest five possible elements of the declaration, to be discussed during informal consultations on 21 February 2020.

Global Oil Industry Meltdown

Submitted by admin on 12. February 2020 - 17:30

Government Agency Warns
Global Oil Industry Is on the Brink of a Meltdown

We are not running out of oil, but it's becoming uneconomical to exploit it—another reason we need to move to renewables as quickly as possible.

by Nafeez Ahmed
4 February 2020

It is 100 seconds to midnight

Submitted by admin on 25. January 2020 - 0:15

It is 100 seconds to midnight

2020 Doomsday Clock Statement
Science and Security Board
Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists


To: Leaders and citizens of the world
Re: Closer than ever: It is 100 seconds to midnight
Date: 23 January 2020

Greta Thunberg’s Remarks at the Davos Economic Forum

Submitted by admin on 23. January 2020 - 22:25

Greta Thunberg’s Remarks at the Davos Economic Forum

22 January 2020
New York Times, reporting from the World Economic Forum in Davos


DAVOS, Switzerland — Greta Thunberg spoke here Tuesday afternoon at an event hosted by The New York Times and the World Economic Forum. Here is the full transcript of her remarks:

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