Global Governance Initiative report says 2005 is crucial year for govts., companies to act on global development & human rights goals

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24 January 2005

2005 Is The Year to Act, Says Global Governance Report

Author: Global Governance Initiative, World Economic Forum

The report by the Forum’s [World Economic Forum's] Global Governance Initiative (GGI) assesses the efforts of the world’s governments and corporations over the past year...[it] encourages all nations to...concentrate their efforts on achieving significant progress towards the security, humanitarian and social goals set out in universally adopted agreements such as the 2000 Millennium Declaration and the 2002 Johannesburg Summit...The work of the Global Governance Initiative is conducted by seven groups of over 50 experts from around the world...In all issue areas, from education to hunger to peace to human rights, humanity is doing less than half of what is needed to build a more stable, prosperous world.

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1 January 2005

[PDF] full report: "Global Governance Initiative Annual Report 2005"

Author: Global Governance Initiative, World Economic Forum

[Chapter headings are: "The role of the private sector"; "Peace and security"; "Poverty and hunger"; "Education"; "Health"; "Environment"; "Human rights"] [refers to Merck, Anglo American, Imperial Life, Dupont, BP, Pfizer, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Standard Chartered, Barclays, ABB, Hewlett-Packard, Body Shop, Novartis, Novo Nordisk, MTV, Statoil, Gap, CACI, Titan]

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