Archive for January 25th, 2018

25/01/2018

Bring Human Rights to Discussion Tables and into Decisions at Davos — UN Right Experts Urge

Human Wrongs Watch

24 January 2018 – With world leaders converging in Davos, Switzerland, for the annual World Economic Forum, a group of United Nations human rights experts has called on government and business leaders to use the occasion to decide on concrete actions to bring about positive change.

Preparing for the 2018 Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. Photo; World Economic Forum/Mattias Nutt | Photo from UN News Centre

25/01/2018

Are the Miserable of the Earth Aware of Davos? Part I: The Nation of Millions of Jobless Youth

Human Wrongs Watch

By Baher Kamal*

25 January 2018 (Wall Street International)   —  This is not about spoiling your day—not at all.
The nation of millions of jobless youth
The nation of millions of jobless youth | Photo reposted from Wall Street International.
Some unavoidable, pressing questions, however, impose themselves while the world’s business pundits meet (23-26 January 2018) in the icy resort of Davos in Switzerland, pronouncing thousands of ‘politically correct’ words about inequality, gender and the future of the youth.
25/01/2018

WEF Co-chair: Greed Is Still the Economic Engine

Human Wrongs Watch

Sharan Burrow, general secretary of the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC), speaks during a press conference in Seoul, South Korea on 10 November 2010, urging members of the upcoming G-20 summit to discuss job security and poverty issues. [EPA/YONHAP NEWS AGENCY] | Photo from EURACTIV.

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