The Club de Madrid, a body comprised of 96 democratically elected former Prime Ministers and Presidents from 63 countries is following with deep concern the ongoing situation in Venezuela. The last 4th of March four of our Members signed a Joint Declaration to which the Club de Madrid has decided to join and give full support:
Varia Vike-Freiberga, President of the Club de Madrid, Jennifer Mary Shipley and Jorge Fernando Quiroga, Vicepresidents, are about the Members of the Club de Madrid that have signed the organizations statement on the developments of Ukraine. Read here the full statement.
“Conflict prevention, post-conflict peacebuilding and promotion of durable peace, rule of law and governance” was title of the Session of the Open Working Group where our Member Uteem, former President of Mauritius, gave a keynote speech in New York on the 6th of February.
That was the question poised by the side event "Are you ready for 2015? Implications for Social Development” held on 12 February in New York. The meeting discussed the changes in the way Social Development will have to be viewed following the creation of the new Sustainable Development Goals
During the 52nd Commission for Social Development, world leaders and civil society actors had a big focus: How to harness the power of people to achieve sustainable development goals? Members of the Club de Madrid, including former Slovenian President Danilo Türk , and former Yemen Prime Minister Abdul-Kharim Al-Iryani gave their thoughts on why social development is an integral part of sustainable development worldwide. South to South news prepared this video and interviews, don't miss it!
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