Coordinator of the United Nations Forum on Sustainability Standards (UNFSS), Santiago Fernández-de-Córdoba, has said that sustainability standards can support trade and spur economic growth, while promoting environmental protection and inclusive social development.
Apparently worried by the fact that one billion people could be driven away from their homes due to the worsening impacts of climate change, a citizen journalist, Shobha Shukla, has called on citizens of the world to change their mindsets and hold their governments to account.
Human Rights Watch, a global rights group has said that the latest spate of protests in Egypt are making it clear that Egyptians have not forgotten the 2011 dream of living in a country that respects and protects their basic rights.
The Prime Minister of Spain, Pedro Sanchez, has called on governments to take people-centred action to create decent jobs and protect livelihoods, as the world moves to a carbon-neutral economy just as Nigeria’s main opposition party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) lashed out at President Muhammadu Buhari, claiming that he went off-the-point answer to questions at the United Nations General Assembly interactive session.
This is certainly not the best season for the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), a supposed interventionist agency that is currently immersed in some unwholesome contract deals. The commission is on the spot in the Green Chamber of Nigeria’s bicameral Legislature, the House of Representatives.