UN Secretary General BAN Ki-moon Supports the First World Summit of Legislators

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United Nations Secretary General, BAN Ki-moon, today supported the launch of the 1st World Summit of Legislators to be held by GLOBE in Rio de Janiero from the 15th-17th June 2012.


Rio+20: 1st World Summit of Legislators Launched in Rio

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With the support of the United Nations, Government of Brazil and the Mayor of Rio the 1st World Summit of Legislators was today launched at a ceremony at the Palace of the Mayor of Rio de Janiero.


Mexico enacts landmark REDD+ legislation

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Government Enacts REDD+ Legislation Following Landslide Votes in the Congress

The Government of Mexico this week became the first country to enact legislation in support of efforts to reduce emissions from deforestation and forest degradation (REDD+).


Parliaments must up their game on risk management

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The GCF’s Catastrophic Risks Report calls for an entirely new category of risk to be developed. Looking around there are few institutions at the national or global level that are fit for purpose in addressing global catastrophic risk. National parliaments are no exception.

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