The UN Secretary General Report on Peace and Development in Africa "on the implementation of the recommendations contained in the report of the Secretary-General on the causes of conflict and the promotion of durable peace and sustainable development in Africa" was released on July 20, 2010.
Addressing Egypt's economically debilitating subsidy system will be hard amid political transition, but with the country's social contract under review, the time is ripe for reform needed to put the country on a more viable economic path, says CFR's Isobel Coleman.
This World Bank report says China can become the world's largest economy by 2030, but it needs to implement a new development strategy now so that it can also be a modern, harmonious, and creative high-income society.
The Brookings Institution and Public Sector Consulting report that Michigan should take advantage of its second-strongest post-recession recovery by strengthening links between innovation and manufacturing, making targeted investments within urban areas, and supporting highly trained workers and regional systems.
The UN High-level Panel on Global Sustainability released this report, "Resilient People, Resilient Planet: A Future Worth Choosing", on January 30, 2012. The panel was assembled to "formulate a new blueprint for sustainable development and low-carbon prosperity" and its final report "contains 56 recommendations to put sustainable development into practice and to mainstream it into economic policy as quickly as possible".
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