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Global governance

Article / 1st April 2010

While the United Nations recently claimed victory for the Millennium Development Goal on slums, the global population of slum-dwellers continues to grow. It is time for governments and civil society to give the problem of urban poverty the attention it deserves.

News / 12th March 2010

The world urgently needs a more democratic international decision-making forum to promote an equitable sustainable economic recovery. STWR joins with civil society groups from around the world to call for greater inclusion and transparency in global governance.

News / 16th November 2009

Press release: Civil society organisations have called on governments attending the World Summit on Food Security (16-18 November) to support the use of food reserves as an essential step towards achieving universal food security.

News / 16th November 2009

In a letter released at the commencement of the World Summit on Food Security in Rome (Nov 16-18), civil society organisations urge governments to move forward in support of a system of publicly managed food reserves.

Report / 20th October 2009

Food reserves could play an important role in a longer-term strategy to achieve universal food security if implemented as part of a new international framework for trade and agriculture, finds a study released today by Share The World's Resources.

News / 9th September 2009

As the G20 Finance Ministers began two-day London talks on the 4th September, Share the World's Resources joined the Put People First coalition in a day of campaigning and discussion to advocate for a fairer economic and financial system.

Article / 27th April 2009

Diplomats, NGOs and business groups met at the United Nations in May 2009 for the highest level forum on Sustainable Development. But what is the history of the Commission on Sustainable Development, and what is this forum designed to achieve? 

News / 25th February 2009

After a lengthy and in-depth application process, Share The World's Resources (STWR) was recently granted consultative status with the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) of the United Nations (UN).

Article / 19th May 2008

Some key facts, organisations, books and further resources that relate to international politics and global governance issues.

Article / 19th May 2008

The failure of the IMF, World Bank and WTO to represent and further the interests of the developing world, through their one-size-fits-all approach, has lead to the collapse of trade negations, widespread criticism of their effectiveness, and bitter international protest. Many countries are rejecting the neoliberal ideologies of the ‘unholy trinity’ with intensifying calls for their reform or decommissioning.