The International Organization for Migration (IOM) issued its World Migration Report (WMR) 2010 on 18 December 2010 during the commemoration of the International Migrants Day. The report identifies key migration dynamics and trends.
DI - 21/12/2010
Published on 15 December, this report presents an updated perspective of the United Nations on the new development paradigm that links the economy and culture. It recognises creativity, knowledge and access to information as powerful engines driving economic growth and promoting development in a globalising world.
DI - 17/12/2010
At a two-day meeting in Libya that ended on 30 November, African and EU leaders adopted a joint plan that sets out actions to be carried out over the next three years to boost investment, economic growth and job creation.
DI - 16/12/2010
This year’s edition of the Human Security Report –subtitled The Causes of Peace and The Shrinking Costs of War- examines three main issues: the causes of peace, the shrinking costs of war and the trends in human insecurity.
DI - 15/12/2010
The Foreign Affairs Council -at its 3058th meeting in Brussels on 13 December- discussed next year’s referendum on self-determination in the Sudan (9 January 2011) and adopted conclusions reiterating its commitment to assisting this country before and after the referendum.
DI - 13/12/2010
The Cancun agreements are the decisions and resolutions adopted by the COP 16 and CMP 6 at the UN Climate Change Conference held in Cancun (Mexico), from 29 November to 10 December 2010.
The joint publication by UNCTAD and the Japan External Trade Organisation (JETRO) aims to investigate the new economic realities in international trade after the 2008 financial crisis, and to highlight the issues that are key to the future of a pro-trade and pro-development international trading system.
DI - 9/12/2010
Adopted at the 4th Ministerial Conference of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC), this action plan recognises a new type of China-Africa strategic partnership featuring political equality and mutual trust, economic win-win cooperation and cultural exchanges.
DI - 3/12/2010
This survey was commissioned by the European Commission’s DG for Development to measure the attitudes of the European public towards the challenges facing the African continent, their image of Africa and the future Africa-EU cooperation in the context of the Joint Africa-EU Strategy adopted at the Lisbon Summit and the first action plan covering the period 2008-2010 structured around eight strategic partnerships.
DI - 2/12/2010
Issued in November 2010 by the UNEP and subtitled Are the Copenhagen Accord Pledges Sufficient to Limit Global Warming to 2°C or 1.5°C?, the report says that climate change represents one of the greatest challenges but also an outstanding opportunity to catalyse a transition to a low-carbon, resource-efficient Green Economy. It also informs governments and the wider community how far a response to climate change has progressed over the past 12 months, and thus how far the world is on track to meet wider goals.
DI - 1/12/2010
The 2010 Report on the global AIDS epidemic includes new country by country scorecards on key issues facing the AIDS response. The report also provides comprehensive analysis on the AIDS epidemic and response based on the latest data from 182 countries, including trend data on incidence from more than 60 countries.