The survey by the Pew Research Center for the People & the Press - an independent opinion research group that studies attitudes toward the press, politics and public policy issues- shows that Barack Obama’s job approval stands at 63%, higher than those of his most recent predecessors.
DI - 24/4/2009
This publication aims to give detailed information on life in the European regions in 2008. It analyses a large variety of statistical domains such as demography, urban statistics, healthcare, transport, tourism, agriculture, economic, financial and market indicators.
DI - 23/4/2009
According to the 2009 edition of the Global Financial Stability Report (GFSR), ‘the crisis has shown how difficult it is to assess counterparty risk and to detect potentially systemic interlinkages across financial institutions in relation to a “too-connected–to-fail” problem.’
DI - 21/4/2009
This is the official website for the Durban Review Conference, which is taking place from 20 to 24 April 2009, to evaluate progress towards the goals set by the World Conference against Racism, Racial Discrimination, Xenophobia and Related Intolerance in Durban (South Africa) in 2001.
DI - 20/4/2009
Affirming their ‘renewed spirit of cooperation, integration and solidarity’, the Heads of State and Government of the Western Hemisphere issued a declaration of commitments at the 5th Summit of the Americas, held from 17 to 19 April 2009 in Port of Spain (Trinidad and Tobago).
DI - 17/4/2009
The European Police Office (EUROPOL) has published the 2009 edition of the Terrorism Situation and Trend Report (TE-SAT), which aims to describe the situation in the European Union regarding terrorism and to identify trends.
DI - 15/4/2009
Published by the Social Watch network, the 2008 report titled ‘Rights is the answer’ focuses on the confluence of the financial crisis, rising food prices, climate change and growing inequities. See also the overview.
DI - 14/4/2009
The Obama Administration announced a series of changes in U.S. policy towards Cuba. It aims to ‘reach out to the Cuban people in support of their desire to freely determine their country’s future’.
DI - 8/4/2009
These principles (endorsed in December 2008) were prepared by the DAC Network on Gender Equality of the OECD, working on a range of other products related to implementing the Paris Declaration on Aid Effectiveness (2005) and the Accra Agenda for Action (2008). It suggests approaches and entry points for policy advisors and programme managers in both donor and partner countries.
DI - 7/4/2009
The report -issued by the UN Secretary-General on 27 March- covers major developments in the Democratic Republic of the Congo since the last report issued on 21 November 2008 (S/2008/728) to 24 March 2009.
Conclusions and decisions made by the leaders of the G-20 at the London Summit on the following issues: financial regulation, economic growth, global trade and helping the world’s poorest countries. See also:
The Inter-American Dialogue published its recommendations for a new U.S. policy agenda in the Americas on 10 March 2009. The ten point agenda is designed to guide the new administration through the most important challenges it is likely to confront in Latin America and the Caribbean.
DI - 1/4/2009
In this article, the Governor of China’s central bank, Zhou Xiaochuan, proposes to create a global reserve currency as part of the reform of the international monetary system.