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Zurich, March 7, 2023. Although quotas have been established officially or unofficially in the studios of many TV stations, this largely only applies to news presenters. When it comes to content, the balance is still disappointing:
The share of women in reporting is clearly below 30 percent everywhere, regardless of county or network. In the last ten years, there has been a slight increase here and there, especially in German and Swiss news, but it is minimal.
In the main news programs in the U.S. and U.K., stories featuring female protagonists are centered around “society in general” vs. economics, business, or politics. Sports are also very visible, but this rate of visibility is not commensurate with th...
(New York. November 22, 2022.) Even on Fox News, which was strongly supportive of Donald Trump and his policies as a candidate and then as president, the former leader’s image has eroded, according to new research from Media Tenor International.
(November 9, 2022, Sharm El Sheik, COP27) -- At the UNFCCC Innovation Hub four partners came together to present the joint efforts of UNGSII, UNSDSN, UNFCCC and YKC to celebrate those companies within the banking, insurance and stock exchange sectors most committed to the SDGs.
WEF said to need new mission in light of deglobalization tendencies – and loss of momentum as global agenda setter
Davos, May 28, 2022. WEF didn’t manage to use its multi-stakeholder platform to present solutions to concerns caused by the war in Ukraine. Related issues like food shortages and geopolitical issues have gained visibility without illustrating the “Spirit of Davos” from the past such as in 2002 after 9/11 or during the Greek crisis. Other prominent topics in international news focused on the overall state of the economy and economic outlook, inflation, and monetary policy. The Covid-19 pandemic was not that prominently mentioned and related political and corporate solutions struggled to gain recognition.
Davos, May 27, 2022. While the German Chancellor Olaf Scholz highlighted the risk of a potential end of Globalization, the participants of this years UNGSII SDG Lab enjoyed the perspectives presented by the Mayors of Brasov and Sarajevo who inspired the audience with their concrete steps to move forward on implementing the SDGs. Both the SDG3 Health Project Fund and the SDG8 Energy Project Fund were presented and should be able to create the first projects in Q3 this year during the Green Cities Conference hosted in Brasov Sep 5-7, one of the largest Cities in Romania.