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Addressing Marine Pollutions Discussion – March 6-24, 2017

NABU participated in the online discussion on Addressing Marine Pollution that took place from March 6 to 24 March 2017 as a preparatory process for The Ocean Conference.  The discussion was conducted on the Ocean Action Hub in order to engage stakeholders in assessing the challenges and opportunities related to delivering on the implementation of … Continue reading

Preparatory Meeting Summary, Oceans Conference, Feb 15, 2017

NABU participated as a stakeholder in the February 15, 2017 Preparatory Meeting for the Oceans Conference held at the United Nations in New York City.  The meeting was convened by Peter Thomson, President of the General Assembly, and was chaired by H.E. Mr. Alvaro Mendonya Moura, Permanent Representative of Portugal to the UN, and H.E. … Continue reading

Write-up of Participation as an Observer in February 3rd Session of CsocD55

On Friday, 3 February 2017, NABU Representative Dr. John Dilyard was an observer at a high-level panel discussion on the topic ‘Leaving No One Behind: Poverty and Disability’ for the 55th Session of the Commission for Social Development (CSocD55).  Panelists included Her Excellency, Mrs. Ana Helena Chacon (Vice President of Costa Rica), Ms. Catalina Devandas … Continue reading

UIS Webinar: “The Importance of Early Interventions: How to Measure Child Development?”

On September 15, 2016, NABU representative participated in the webinar “The Importance of Early Interventions: How to Measure Child Development?” organized by UNESCO’s Institute for Statistics. Other panelists included: Pia Britto, PhD (Global Chief and Senior Advisor, Early Childhood Development at UNICEF), Abbie Raikes (University of Nebraska), Ana Maria Nieto (Ministry of Education in Colombia). … Continue reading

NABU’s Official Statement to “Implementing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development”

We have participated in an electronic discussion on Implementing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development in March 2016, coordinated and organized by the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). Following is our official statement: “In order to achieve a sustainable future for all, we must recognize … Continue reading

Promotion of an Inclusive and Accountable Public Administration for Sustainable Development

Dr. Dennis Anderson, NABU Chairman was invited to the Symposium on the “Promotion of an inclusive and accountable public administration for sustainable development”, which was held from 16 to 17 March 2016 in Cochabamba, Bolivia. The Symposium is organized by the Government of the Plurinational State of Bolivia together with the Division for Public Administration and Development Management … Continue reading

“Realizing women’s access to full, productive employment and decent work, through social dialogue and collective bargaining”

The International Labour Organization, together with the International Trade Union Confederation, held an event on March 15th, 2016 themed “Realizing women’s access to full, productive employment and decent work, through social dialogue and collective bargaining.” NABU has participated in this event which highlighted the fact that women’s labor is still seen as less valuable than their male … Continue reading

“Addressing Violence Against Women and Girls to Achieve Sustainable Development”

On March 15, NABU has participated in an event organized as part of CSW60.  The World Bank Group in partnership with the Global Women’s Institute at the George Washington University held an event themed “Addressing Violence Against Women and Girls to Achieve Sustainable Development.” The session highlighted the progress, potential effective interventions, and the various challenges … Continue reading

The Value of Hosting Mega Sports Events as a Social, Economic and Environmental Sustainable Development Tool

On February 16, 2016, NABU has participated in the United Nations high-level event entitled “The Value of Hosting Mega Sports Events as a Social, Economic and Environmental Sustainable Development Tool”. The event highlighted and discussed the challenges and opportunities related to the creation of sustainable social and economic legacies around and through hosting mega sports events. With … Continue reading

NABU’s Written Statement For The 15th Session of CEPA

In response to an open call for written statements, NABU-Knowledge Transfer Beyond Boundaries would like to make the following suggestions pertaining to subitems 1 and 2, as these two issues are closely related to each other. Using and applying ICT can ensure prioritization and decision-making that is fair, responsive, inclusive, participatory and accountable at all levels; it … Continue reading