Published by the independent non-profit institute AccountAbility, in partnership with the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), the Climate Competitiveness Index (CCI) is an analysis of how countries utilise low carbon technology, products and services.
DI - 27/4/2010
According to the World Economic Outlook (WEO) – released in April 2010-, the ‘world output is expected to rise by about 4¼ percent, following a ½ percent contraction in 2009’.
DI - 23/4/2010
In this report on China and Latin American and Caribbean trade, the ECLAC states that China has become a strategic trade partner for the region and that there are ample opportunities to reach trade and investment agreements in areas such as mining, energy, agriculture, infrastructure and science and technology. (Document in Spanish).
DI - 19/4/2010
According to this year’s edition of GFSR, the ‘risk to global financial stability has eased as the economic recovery has gained steam, but policies are needed to reduce sovereign vulnerabilities, ensure a smooth deleveraging process, and complete the regulatory agenda’.
DI - 16/4/2010
The migration profile of Mali –published by the International Organisation for Migrations- states that this West African country remains essentially a source of emigration. Demographic growth, poverty, increased unemployment and difficult climate conditions continue to push many Malians to migrate internally from rural to urban areas, within the West African region and beyond. (Document in French).
DI - 15/4/2010
This document aims to examine some critical issues that remain open to debate on the gravity of the nuclear threat. How real is the risk that a terrorist group could acquire or construct a functional nuclear device, and how might it attempt to do so? Which group poses the greatest threat in this regard, how has that threat changed over time, and is it currently growing or abating?
DI - 13/4/2010
The summit - held from 12 to 13 April in Washington (U.S)- brought together leaders of 47 countries. It aimed to highlight the global threat posed by nuclear terrorism and to advance a common approach and commitment to nuclear security (issued in the Summit Communiqué). The Summit Work Plan represents guidance for national and international actions to carry out the pledges of the Communiqué.
DI - 9/4/2010
The main findings of this report focus on the perceptions about poverty in the EU, the number of poor people in the EU, views about the degree of financial difficulty of households, the impact of the crisis on future pension entitlements and views on the employment situation. It looks at comparative data between the first survey conducted in July 2009 and the second, conducted in December 2009.
DI - 8/4/2010
This report of the Institute of Energy Economics Japan highlights the role of rising economies (like China and India) and the substantial pressure they exert on the world's energy supply and the burden placed on the global environment.
DI - 6/4/2010
This is the report f the Environmental Audit Committee sent to the UK Government. The Committee is conducting an inquiry into climate change adaptation policy, which aims to assess whether the UK Government is on the right path to effectively embed climate change adaptation.