From GATT-Uruguay Round
to the WTO
27 February 2015
United Nations :
South perspectives on post-2015 development agenda (PRIV)
(Bhumika Muchhala, New York)
The United Nations General Assembly negotiations on the post-2015 development agenda have kicked off with Member States putting forward the broad contours of what they envision for the next 15 years of international development cooperation.
United Nations :
A new forensic weapon to track illegal ivory trade (PRIV)
(IPS, New York)
The wildlife trade monitoring network, TRAFFIC, is deploying a new forensic weapon - DNA testing - to track illegal ivory products responsible for the slaughter of hundreds of endangered elephants in Asia and Africa.
Water and the world we want (PRIV)
We have entered a water-shed year, a moment critical for humanity.
Sri Lanka :
Better to die at sea, than languish in poverty (PRIV)
Weerasinghearachilage Ruwan Rangana had it all planed out last year in September: the big break that would change his life and those of his extended family had finally arrived.
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