Mr. Jim Goes to Washington (and New York, and Nairobi, and Seoul, and Kampala, and Boston…)

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

It’s the week of the United Nations General Assembly and the Clinton Global Initiative. law needs to change to comply with the treaty (the hope is that these changes are minimal). It was the third Africa Forum I’ve attended: I went to Accra, Ghana, in 2011 and South Africa in 2004. She is a University of Minnesota law school professor who was born in Africa and is a terrific advocate for the Treaty and its empowerment of the blind community.

Snapshot of Worldwide Electronics Recycling 2013

Tech Soup Blog

According to Park Young-Woo of the United Nations Environment Program, the Asia-Pacific region now produces more than half of global e-waste. The WEEE Directive is the set of laws that governs the proper collection and disposal of Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) in the 27 countries of the European Union. The latest update of the law is expected to be formally approved in 2014. has a patchwork of laws in half of the U.S.