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The partners see enormous unrealized potential to deploy innovative financing models and public risk mitigation tools to leverage private finance, reduce transaction costs, and help satisfy the risk-return ratio of potential private investors in order to deploy their capital at scale in sustainable development investments. Partners Citibank, East Capital, Pension Danmark, PKA, Standard Chartered, Storebrand, and Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation; the governments of Canada, Denmark, the Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, USA and the UK; as well as the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Development Bank of South Africa, International Finance Corporation, as well as the Danish Investment Fund for Developing Countries (IFU), and the Senegal Sovereign Wealth Fund (FONSIS). Institutional support to the Partnership will be ensured by the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development and the World Economic Forum.
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Score: 1207582 - https://www.un.org/esa/ffd/ffd...nt-investment-partnership.html
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The 2015 Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction highlights the connections between disaster risk and development and shows that decades of experience in managing disasters and reducing climate and disaster risk have produced a wealth of knowledge and good practice which can be applied to achieve sustainable development. The reduction of poverty, the improvement of health and education for all, the achievement of sustainable and equitable economic growth and the protection of the health of the planet now depend on the management of disaster risks in the day-to-day decisions of governments, companies, investors, civil society organizations, households and individuals.
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Score: 1207582 - https://shop.un.org/ru/node/30047
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The 2015 Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction highlights the connections between disaster risk and development and shows that decades of experience in managing disasters and reducing climate and disaster risk have produced a wealth of knowledge and good practice which can be applied to achieve sustainable development. The reduction of poverty, the improvement of health and education for all, the achievement of sustainable and equitable economic growth and the protection of the health of the planet now depend on the management of disaster risks in the day-to-day decisions of governments, companies, investors, civil society organizations, households and individuals.
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Score: 1207582 - https://shop.un.org/es/node/30047
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The 2015 Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction highlights the connections between disaster risk and development and shows that decades of experience in managing disasters and reducing climate and disaster risk have produced a wealth of knowledge and good practice which can be applied to achieve sustainable development. The reduction of poverty, the improvement of health and education for all, the achievement of sustainable and equitable economic growth and the protection of the health of the planet now depend on the management of disaster risks in the day-to-day decisions of governments, companies, investors, civil society organizations, households and individuals.
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Score: 1207582 - https://shop.un.org/fr/node/30047
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The 2015 Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction highlights the connections between disaster risk and development and shows that decades of experience in managing disasters and reducing climate and disaster risk have produced a wealth of knowledge and good practice which can be applied to achieve sustainable development. The reduction of poverty, the improvement of health and education for all, the achievement of sustainable and equitable economic growth and the protection of the health of the planet now depend on the management of disaster risks in the day-to-day decisions of governments, companies, investors, civil society organizations, households and individuals.
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Score: 1207582 - https://shop.un.org/ar/node/30047
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REPORT OF THE SPECIAL RAPPORTEUR ON ADEQUATE HOUSING AS A COMPONENT OF THE RIGHT TO AN ADEQUATE STANDARD OF LIVING, AND ON THE RIGHT TO NON-DISCRIMINATION IN THIS CONTEXT : NOTE / BY THE SECRETARIAT
The Special Rapporteur suggests that, as a way forward, States must redefine their relationship with private investors and international financial institutions, and reform the governance of financial markets so that, rather than treating housing as a commodity valued primarily as an asset for the accumulation of wealth they reclaim housing as a social good, and thus ensure the human right to a place to live in security and dignity. (...) When rented homes or mortgages are owned by remote investors, money mostly flows out of communities and simply creates greater global concentration of wealth. (...) In contemporary Chile, the appropriation of land by large scale investors and speculators, accumulating land and luxury properties, has meant that inner-city redevelopment has displaced many traditional residents, exemplifying “the intertwined roles of the state and assorted holders of economic capital in the production, distribution and representation of urban exclusion and segregation”.42 36 Knight Frank Research, “The Wealth Report 2016: the global perspective on prime property and investment”, p. 13.
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Score: 1207572.8 - https://daccess-ods.un.org/acc...get?open&DS=A/HRC/34/51&Lang=E
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They have the right to freely dispose of their natural wealth and resources and under no conditions may a people be deprived of their means of subsistence. States have an obligation to promote the realization of the right of self-determination and cannot frustrate it by entering into free trade and investment agreements that effectively despoil peoples of their natural wealth and resources, entail land-grab and even displacement of population. (...) ISDS grants special rights only to foreign investors, not to domestic investors and corporations.
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Score: 1206933.4 - https://www.ohchr.org/sites/de...ments/Issues/IntOrder/R2A.docx
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In the final phase, FAO acts as matchmaker between Members and third-party investors, which can range from regional development banks to private-sector players operating at both multinational and local levels – many of which will send representatives to the Forum for one-on-one talks with countries. (...) FAO’s Hand-in-Hand Geospatial Platform offered valuable high-resolution wealth data to enhance micro-regional targeting of these investments to lift more people out of poverty. (...) The  Solomon Islands  aims to draw investors to its plan of boosting coconut value chains, both by rehabilitating older plantations to increase yields and including setting up facilities enabling local farmers to produce high value coconut oil for international markets.
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Score: 1206554.5 - https://www.fao.org/support-to...ment/news/detail/en/c/1608712/
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STATEMENT / SUBMITTED BY CONVENTION OF INDEPENDENT FINANCIAL ADVISORS
Economic growth, investment and entrepreneurship as engines of resilience and sustainability: Practical policies to shift from poverty eradication to wealth creation: CIFA views financial markets as critical players in the global effort to fight poverty. (...) In this regard, CIFA will continue to actively partner with and support the work of the United Nations, raise awareness among its membership of the 2030 Agend a, and identify areas where its work can be leveraged to accelerate progress on the Sustainable Development Goals by helping to lift people everywhere out of poverty and into wealth. CIFA’s activities will continue to focus on strengthening mutual trust among the general public, Governments and investors, and advocating for the highest ethical standards and professional practices in the investment industry. (...) The “city” is also the place where great wealth and crushing poverty exist side by side.
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Score: 1179256 - https://daccess-ods.un.org/acc...et?open&DS=E/2018/NGO/4&Lang=E
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LETTER DATED 2009/11/16 FROM THE PERMANENT REPRESENTATIVE OF QATAR TO THE UNITED NATIONS ADDRESSED TO THE SECRETARY-GENERAL
Options and Models of Petroleum Funds (Sovereign Wealth Funds) .......... 9 ? Fiscal Policy for Oil and Gas Revenue Management .................................. 9 ? (...) Options and Models of Petroleum Funds (Sovereign Wealth Funds) Petroleum funds – or sovereign wealth funds as they are now often called – are becoming a common macroeconomic instrument in oil revenue management. (...) The Santiago Principles for sovereign wealth funds were cited as a sound approach potentially achievable by countries at all levels of development.
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Score: 1163603.3 - daccess-ods.un.org/acce...get?open&DS=A/C.2/64/13&Lang=E
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