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U.N. taps Arizona Summit Law School prof to design system

mediation - AZ Business Magazine March/April 2012

Arizona Summit Law School professor and founding faculty member Steven Gonzales was invited by the United Nations to assist the Industrial Court of Botswana on the development of the court’s alternative dispute resolution (ADR) system. Professor Gonzales will advise the court on effective mediation and arbitration policies and practices, as well as provide comprehensive mediation… Read More →

Intel Strives to Educate and Empower Girls Around the World

by in Business News | Careers | Education | Events | Tech

In celebration of the United Nations’ first International Day of the Girl, Intel Corporation is expanding its global commitment to furthering education for girls and women by announcing multiple strategic partnerships and programs. Millions of girls around the world have limited or no access to education. Intel believes that broader access to education for girls… Read More →

Welcome To America Project Lends Assistance To Local Refugees

Welcome To America
by in Events | Small Biz

Refugees find welcoming support with local nonprofit organization, Welcome to America Project. Escaping worn-torn countries in search of safety, housing and a future for their family, legal refugees resettled by the United Nations attempt to lay new roots in Phoenix with the help and support of the Welcome to America Project. The United Nations defines… Read More →

Living Below Zero-Creation of the Most Sustainable Cities

Climate Positive Development Program, Below Zero Sustainable City
by in Green | Real Estate

Unveiled in May at the C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group summit in Seoul, South Korea, the Climate Positive Development Program will help real estate developers and local governments craft 16 of the most sustainable urban communities found anywhere on Earth. “As the Earth’s population increases and our cities grow, we need to ensure we have… Read More →

U.S. Commits To Change At Copenhagen Climate Talks

Climate Change Talks
by in Blogs | Green | Politics

As some of you may be aware of, the historic United Nations Climate Change Conference is underway right now in Copenhagen. The conference began on December 7 and will continue till the 18th. It is the largest international political conference ever to be held in Denmark, with participants from 192 countries meeting to reach an… Read More →

The Cost Of Relifing A Building During The Age Of Environmental Thrift

Relifing - AZRE Magazine November/December 2009
by in Building Green

The Cost Of Relifing A Building During The Age Of Environmental Thrift Breath of Life – Relifing Difficult financial times teach us that it is possible to do more with less, but also that doing more with less takes both thought and effort. In 1965, Adlai Stevenson, then U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, notably… Read More →