The theme for 2015 is: Inclusion matters: access and empowerment of people of all abilities
Countless young activists have flocked to France's capital to take part in what is shaping up to become a monumental and global environmental event.
This morning I joined the international union movement and 10,000 others to form the Human Chain for the Climate.
"Faced with these attacks, let us stand together for freedom, equality, fraternity and peace."
Bidhya Devi Bhandari said her election marked a first step toward assuring the new constitutional guarantees of equality are fulfilled.
In his decade in power, Harper, whom voters decisively tossed out, made a target of Canadian unions.
Fifty years ago, the massacre of more than 500,000 people in an anti-communist purge led to the elimination of the Indonesian Communist Party as a political force.
"Unions are multi-cultural organizations that unite people around class issues, such as the abuse of low-pay temp workers,"
The event promotes mass transit, cycling and walking, and the development of communities where jobs are closer to home and shopping is within walking distance.
"This visit to Guatemala reinforced how important it is to include strong labor protections in our trade deals and to make sure the U.S. follows through with enforcement of those rules."