21-23 MARCH 2008
In connection with the Commission meeting in Chile, a group of the participants visited...
Images of the visit
29 November 2015
Following discussions on climate change and the COP21 Summit at the Council meeting of the Socialist International in Luanda, delegates recognised the growing acknowledgement of climate change as the single greatest threat to the future of humanity, and the need for urgent and meaningful action from all the nations of the world. The Paris Summit may well be the last opportunity to avert a global catastrophe and the Council outlined the vision of the Socialist International for a universal binding agreement, common commitments, differentiated demands and precise objectives, calling for:...
27 November 2013
The Socialist International has been closely following the Warsaw Climate Change Conference, COP19/CMP9, which concluded on 23 November in Poland. Regretfully, once again little progress has been achieved on the most vital issues. There have been some positive developments and the SI welcomes these, but on the most pressing points, in particular that of sealing a new global agreement to replace Kyoto, and on firm and sufficient financial commitments from the developed world, decisions were weak or absent...
12 December 2012
The United Nations Climate Change Conference, COP18/CMP8, which this year took place in Doha, Qatar, concluded last weekend. Negotiations were extended in an effort to reach a positive decision involving all parties; however, yet again, we have witnessed a COP sadly devoid of significant decisions on climate change, one of the most serious issues humankind currently faces.
This demonstrates once more the lack of political will to deal with this challenge...
Commission on Global Financial Issues
04 April 2012
The Socialist International recently held a meeting of its Commission on Global Financial Issues at the United Nations headquarters in New York with a special focus on a global overview of the current phase of the international financial crisis...
03 November 2008
The SI Commission on Global Financial Issues met in Vienna for the first of a series of meetings, bringing together political leaders, ministers and experts from all continents...
19 November 2007
The SI Commission for a Sustainable World Society, the body established to address the global environmental agenda, climate change and the issues of governance required to deal with these common challenges, meeting at 10 Downing Street, hosted by Prime Minister Gordon Brown... Statement