Post Profile

Guest Contributor Molly Shane: Melanne Verveer and Others at Heinrich Böll Gender Equity and Sustainable Development Conference

The “Gender Equity and Sustainable Development” conference, hosted last month by the Heinrich Böll Foundation, was a testament to the increasing importance of gender and sustainability within the international development community. Representatives from the U.S. government, UN, and countless international non-profits, aid organizations, and corporations demonstrated the vital need for collaboration and innovative action when working towards a more sustainable world.
read more


Related Posts

Catching Up With Amb. Verveer on the Hill

Society & Culture : ONE Blog

I just saw Melanne Verveer, U.S. Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women’s Issues, on the Hill after her testimony to the Subcommittee on International Organizations, Human Rights and Oversight on the role of women in politics and civi...

The Other Gender Gap: How Women Entrepreneurs Are Getting Screwed Out Of Funding

Business & Finance : Fast Company

The first U.S. ambassador-at-large for Global Women's Issues, Melanne Verveer, and Seneca Point Global partner Kim K. Azzarelli believe female entrepreneurs face even more obstacles in getting their projects funded. Here's what they...

E-Recycling Increased 10% in 2014

Utilities / Energy : Environmental Management & Energy News

Consumer electronics recycling in the US went up from 30.6 percent in 2012 to 40.4 percent in 2013 — the same year the EPA launched the Advancing Sustainable Materials Management (SMM) Electronics Challenge to promote responsible do...

UK Prime Minister David Cameron is Not Attending the Rio+20 Sustainable Development Conference

Lifestyle / Green Living : Inhabitat

The Rio+20 Conference on Sustainable Development is being held in Brazil later this month to bring together world leaders, the private sector, NGOs and other groups to discuss how the world can reduce poverty, advance social equity,...

Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women’s Issues on Durban and the Role of Women in Combating Climate Change Ambassador Melanne Verveer, U.S. Department of State

Academics / Political Science : The New Security Beat

The original version of this article, by Ambassador Melanne Verveer, appeared on the White House Council on Environmental Quality blog.Last week I traveled to Durban, South Africa to participate in the Conference of the Parties to t...


Copyright © 2016 Regator, LLC