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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...
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.
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.
GLAAS is a UN-Water initiative implemented by the World Health Organization (WHO)
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.
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...
Global Hand has drafted a brief guide for business engagement with Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR).
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
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...
A number of reports with a regional focus on the Millennium Development Goals have been issued by the United Nations Regional Commissions.