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Poverty and hunger

Article / 29th October 2009

Implementing global food reserves should be part of a genuine multilateral response to the food crisis. A new Global Convention on Food Security could offer an institutional framework for the governance of food and agriculture, argues a presentation by STWR.

Report / 20th October 2009

Food reserves could play an important role in a longer-term strategy to achieve universal food security if implemented as part of a new international framework for trade and agriculture, finds a study released today by Share The World's Resources.

News / 26th September 2009

Share The World's Resources operated a stall at a Quakers conference held at Friends House, London, on the 26th September 2009. The event focussed on the possibility of a zero growth economy as well as other progressive ideas on how to alleviate poverty and combat climate change.

News / 21st September 2009

On the 20th September, Brockwell Park hosted the annual Urban Green Fair - an independent green fair for London. Share The World's Resources operated a stall in the social justice area and enjoyed a day of discussion and promotion of alternative ideas for a sustainable future.

Article / 26th August 2009

貧困と社会的状況は、発展途上国における病気の主な原因であることが広く認められています。この報告書は、国際経済の分かち合いを拡大することが、すべての人の医療という長年の目標を達成するための最初のステップであることを説明しています。

Article / 26th August 2009

Poverty and social conditions are widely acknowledged to be the major causes of ill health in developing countries. This report explains how greater international economic sharing is the first step towards achieving the longstanding goal of health care for all.

Article / 28th May 2009

The issue of globally-managed food reserves is receiving increased attention from policymakers in light of the food price crisis. But will the current proposals help achieve food security, or do we need a new framework to discuss their implementation?

News / 27th May 2009

In light of the escalating food and climate crises, STWR participated in the Commission for Sustainable Development (CSD) at the UN headquarters as governments, international agencies and NGOs negotiated a common position for agricultural reform.

News / 18th March 2009

Share The World’s Resources (STWR) was interviewed for the radio news and current affairs programme in Jamaica, HOT 102 FM, on the morning of Wednesday 18th March 2009.

Article / 4th November 2008

The following talk was given at a seminar hosted by World Goodwill on the theme "Human Rights, Spiritual Responsibilities - A Crisis for Democracy?", held in London on the 1st November 2008.