November 8, 2014
by William Helbling
The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) on Saturday agreed to organize an intelligence network with participating nations in an effort to combat corruption within the region. APEC acknowledged the necessity of a network between countries because current government corruption "impedes economic ...[read more]
September 21, 2013
by Julie Deisher-Edwards
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon called on business leaders to work with the US to pursue and promote sustainable development worldwide in a statement made on Friday at the UN Global Compact Leaders Summit in New York. The Global Corporate Sustainability Report 2013 released by the UN Global ...[read more]
July 4, 2012
by Elizabeth Hand
JURIST Columnist Volha Samasiuk holds an LL.M. from the University of Arkansas School of Law and she was formerly a legal consultant for the Belarus Food Safety Improvement Project. In the first entry of a two-part series, Samasiuk discusses the importance of food sustainability with the ever- ...[read more]
February 28, 2012
by Sean Gallagher
JURIST Guest Columnist Jayme Mello, a Senior Attorney at Nogueira, Elias, Lakowski and Matias, says that the new Brazilian Forest Code amendments are a threat to the Brazilian environment and should be declared unconstitutional...For the past two years a major battle between environmental and ...[read more]
December 7, 2005
by Tatyana Margolin
A letter from US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice may have been instrumental in preventing the UNís World Summit on the Information Society last month from making changes to the current control structure of the internet. The letter, co-signed by US Secretary of Commerce Carlos Gutierrez, was... ...[read more]

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