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Under the spotlight: Building a better understanding of global business-NGO partnerships

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Focussing specifically on partnerships between business and NGOs, this paper aims to play its part in: * Revealing partnership potential; * Addressing the challenges that working outside one’s comfort zone invariably brings; and * Pushing forward the partnering agenda so that it starts to have...

Human trafficking and business: An E-learning course on how to prevent and combat human trafficking

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The United Nations Global Initiative to Fight Human Trafficking (UN.GIFT) and the End Human Trafficking Now! Campaign (EHTN!) have developed an eLearning course which is a modular training programme for business leaders, managers and employees of business companies.

LexisNexis Human Trafficking Awareness Index

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The Human Trafficking Awareness Index uses the respected Nexis® service to track and analyze the volume of news articles related to human trafficking. It is hoped that the service will provide a valuable tool for campaigners looking to raise awareness of human trafficking on an ongoing basis.

UN-Water Global Analysis and Assessment of Sanitation and Drinking-Water (GLAAS)

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GLAAS is a UN-Water initiative implemented by the World Health Organization (WHO)

Sustainability and Equity - A better future for all

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The 2011 Human Development Report argues that the urgent global challenges of sustainability and equity must be addressed together – and identifies policies on the national and global level that could spur mutually reinforcing progress towards these interlinked goals.

Human TraffickingHandbook: Recognising Trafficking and Modern-Day Slavery in the UK

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The Human Trafficking Handbook, edited and sold by NexisLexis, is an essential anthology of opinion and analysis written by experienced, passionate professionals who play a vital role in today’s fight against modern-day slavery. This unique collection of original essays seeks to meet that need...

What will it take to achieve the Millennium Goals? An international assessment

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Based on a review of 50 country studies, this review by UNDP finds that the resources and know-how necessary to achieve the MDGs exist. Acceleration of progress over the next five years (2010-2015) will need to focus on continuing proven strategies, policies and interventions and making a radical...

Enhancing collaboration and cooperation between the United Nations and the Bretton Woods institutions

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This report provides recent examples of collaboration between the United Nations system, the World Bank, IMF and the World Trade Organization in support of global efforts to achieve the Millennium Development Goals. The report also addresses new challenges and emerging issues, including those...

Towards More Coherent United Nations System Support To Africa

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A number of reports with a regional focus on the Millennium Development Goals have been issued by the United Nations Regional Commissions.

A Practical Plan to Achieve the Millennium Development Goals

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This groundbreaking report, issued in 2005, lays out a practical plan to achieve the Millennium Development Goals. It presents an overview of the findings and recommendations of the UN Millennium Project, an independent advisory body to UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan, which was directed by...