Just released by the World Bank a visual mapping of progress towards the 17 Sustainable Development goals which include: ending poverty, good health, access to education, sustainable cities. Each section highlights progress and challenges.
The Legal and General reported that from its findings in 2016 the bank of mum and dad was involved in 25% of all property transactions. 57% of the under 35s received help from friends and family to buy the home they live in. Also this week the International Longevity Centre reported that with current economic […]
Free access to this detailed database from Inter-American Dialogue’s China and Latin America program and Boston University’s Global Economic Governance Initiative (GEGI) which provides facts about loans and investments made by the China Development Bank and China Export-Import Bank to Latin American and the Caribbean (LAC). It is possible to browse by nation, sector and type. Items can be shared […]
… for employers with 250 or more staff. To find out about the new system see the UK government website and read the legislation. Alternatively see the video announcement via Tweet from Justine Greening Other resources on this subject: Acas guide The Fawcett Society see it as a great opportunity. But highlight issues. The Guardian commented that this […]
2nd April is World Autism Awareness Day. Find information on the United Nations website this includes the official resolution and details of this year’s observation when legal capacity of persons with autism will be discussed. Why it is important? Because According to the National Autistic Society around Around 700,000 people may be autistic. Aside from the […]
A site created by UNHCR staff to gather together good examples of policy and practical implementation for those working with urban refugees. Items have been submitted by NGOs, civil society organisations, academic researchers government and community based groups. It is possible to search by keyword or browse guidelines and tools by creator, sector and region. […]
For details on the Global Gender Pay gap see the recent United Nations Stop the Robbery campaign which has been launched on social media It is supporting the http://www.unwomen.org/en/news/in-focus/csw 61st session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW61), taking place at the United Nations Headquarters in New York from 13th – 24th March, 2017, […]
Latest release 2017 WIID3.4 A number of new nations and resources have been added to this free database from the United Nations University, UNU-Wider, which offers the public free visualisations and statistics of inequality on a global scale covering the period 1961-2015.
Where is the most expensive city to live? Download the free data from the latest Economist Intelligence Unit report which covers over 200 cities worldwide. It is conducted every 6 months and compares more than 400 prices including food, drink, transport and recreational costs. It includes useful graphs comparing the average price of a white […]
Yes according to a report released by the Department of Education this week which makes interesting reading. But something we should not forget: Crisis and the Joseph Rowntree Foundation has just released the annual 2017 Homeless Monitor for the UK which shows an increase in the number of individual and households who have experienced a […]