Club de Madrid stresses women’s rights

Posted: December 18, 2012 at 12:04 a.m.

Eugene Yun (left), managing director of the P80 Group Foundation, and Carlos Westendorp, secretary-general of the Club de Madrid, sign the Little Rock Accord on Monday afternoon on the steps of the Old Statehouse. Supporters of the accord hope to persuade government-owned investment funds and other financial funds to back “sustainable growth” that is environmentally sensitive.

More than 30 former world leaders from every continent gathered Monday in Little Rock, vowing to use their clout to bolster women’s rights around the globe.

Club de Madrid announces several initiatives

Various dignitaries from around the world visited Little Rock on Monday to take part in the Club de Madrid conference. Among the announcements, the Club de Madrid and the World Economic Council announced the formation of The World Leadership Alliance and the signing of the Little Rock Accord. The Little Rock Accord will be an agreement between the P80 Foundation and the Club de Madrid to boost climate challenging finances and technology. (By David Harten)
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