The United Nations General Assembly 2010
The UN General Assembly started in New York yesterday, 20th September, with several world leaders talking about their commitments to achieve the Millennium Development Goals by 2015. UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon said that, “despite the obstacles, despite the skepticism, despite the fast-approaching deadline of 2015, the Millennium Development Goals […]
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Civil society self-correcting
Nonkosi Khumalo, the chairperson of Treatment Action Campaign South Africa, asks whether African civil society has “lost the plot” in its efforts to encourage stronger international action on the AIDS crisis in Africa. Read more
Civil society in action at the UN
The international HIV/AIDS Alliance (Senegalese representative Magatte Mbodj) prepares its representatives to advocate at the UN in June of 2011. Read more
How Much Does Your GDP Matter for UN Representation?
This chart shows how many NGOs a region (UN Geoscheme) has in consultative status to the UN for every billion dollars of GDP (purchasing-power parity) it produces.
How many NGOs with consultative status to the UN does each region have per million inhabitants?
This bar graph compares the representation of different regions at the UN, in terms of NGOs with consultative status, for the citizens of different regions (UN Geoscheme-defined regions).