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Wanted: Novel Approaches for Detecting and Stopping Small Unmanned Air Systems
Wanted: Novel Approaches for Detecting and Stopping Small Unmanned Air Systems
9/22/2017 10:56:44 AM
The rapid evolution of small unmanned air system (sUAS) technologies is fueling the exponential growth of the commercial drone sector, creating new asymmetric threats for warfighters.
GE Power Joins Industry Leaders to Kick-off Conversation on Power Plant Flexibility
GE Power Joins Industry Leaders to Kick-off Conversation on Power Plant Flexibility
9/22/2017 10:11:51 AM
• The Clean Energy Ministerial Holds First Meeting for the Advanced Power Plant Flexibility Campaign • Meeting Brings Together Major Industry Players to Discuss Evolving Energy Landscape • Campaign Aims to Identify and Develop Solutions That Can Help Improve Flexibility to Meet Shifting Power Demands As part of its continuing efforts to help drive …
Rohingya refugees and locals help newcomers in need
Rohingya refugees and locals help newcomers in need
9/22/2017 2:21:01 AM
Nasima Khatum became a refugee in Bangladesh in 1992, at the age of 10. Now a mother, she cooks up large pots of rice over a wood fire to feed famished fellow Rohingya refugees fleeing an outbreak of violence that erupted in Myanmar in late August.
Concerns Grow for Children Buried Beneath Collapsed School Buildings in Wake of Deadly Mexico Earthquake
Concerns Grow for Children Buried Beneath Collapsed School Buildings in Wake of Deadly Mexico Earthquake
9/21/2017 8:13:19 AM
Save the Children holds grave concerns for up to 100 school children believed to have been inside a school building in downtown Mexico City when it collapsed after a powerful 7.1 magnitude earthquake struck on Tuesday afternoon.
Three winners to receive UNESCO-Japan Prize on Education for Sustainable Development
Three winners to receive UNESCO-Japan Prize on Education for Sustainable Development
9/21/2017 8:04:35 AM
Zikra  was selected for its “Zikra for Popular Learning Program”, which offers a creative and dynamic response to social, economic and environmental challenges in marginalized communities of the Arab region.
Mamadou Diallo of Guinea Appointed Deputy Special Representative of United Nations Mission for Justice Support in Haiti
Mamadou Diallo of Guinea Appointed Deputy Special Representative of United Nations Mission for Justice Support in Haiti
9/21/2017 8:01:33 AM
United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres announced today the appointment of Mamadou Diallo of Guinea as Deputy Special Representative of the United Nations Mission for Justice Support in Haiti (MINUJUSTH).
Mayor calls for government to replace vital European funds
Mayor calls for government to replace vital European funds
9/21/2017 5:06:56 AM
• Huge funding pot to come to an end with Brexit  • Sadiq says replacement funds must not be treated as a “power grab by Whitehall”   The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, is today calling on the Government to say how it will replace vital funding that benefits the capital that will be lost once the United Kingdom leaves the European Union.  Organisations …
Echostar 105/SES-11 Shipped from Toulouse to the Cape for SpaceX Launch
Echostar 105/SES-11 Shipped from Toulouse to the Cape for SpaceX Launch
9/20/2017 11:30:49 AM
SES, EchoStar Corp., and Airbus Defence and Space announced today that the new EchoStar 105/SES-11 spacecraft, built by Airbus, has been shipped from the Airbus facilities in Toulouse, France, to Cape Canaveral, Florida, for its forthcoming launch by SpaceX in October.
French-led Global Pact for the Environment opportunity to strengthen momentum on climate action
French-led Global Pact for the Environment opportunity to strengthen momentum on climate action
9/20/2017 9:40:07 AM
 As climate change, biodiversity loss and environmental degradation continue to impact the wellbeing of millions worldwide, the Global Pact for the Environment, presented by French President Emmanuel Macron at the UN General Assembly today, should enjoy the support of all world leaders, urges WWF.
Pearson and Save the Children launch new project to deliver effective quality education for Syrian refugees and local children affected by the Syrian conflict in Jordan
Pearson and Save the Children launch new project to deliver effective quality education for Syrian refugees and local children affected by the Syrian conflict in Jordan
9/20/2017 9:36:54 AM
 Pearson and Save the Children have extended their ‘Every Child Learning’ partnership to launch a new pilot education project in Jordan, in partnership with the Jordanian Ministry of Education.
South Africa to Launch Public-Private Collaboration Task Force to Close the Skills Gap
South Africa to Launch Public-Private Collaboration Task Force to Close the Skills Gap
9/20/2017 4:43:15 AM
· South Africa will launch a national task force to close the skills gap, ensuring that education and training systems keep pace with the new demands of labour markets · South Africa ranks 87th out of 130 countries for its human capital optimization, according to the Global Human Capital Index 2017 · In South Africa, sub-Saharan Africa’s second-largest economy, 39% of core …
PEPFAR and Mastercard Launch Partnership to Address HIV/AIDS Epidemic Control
PEPFAR and Mastercard Launch Partnership to Address HIV/AIDS Epidemic Control
9/19/2017 5:27:56 PM
At the 2017 Concordia Annual Summit, the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) and Mastercard announced a new public-private partnership aimed at accelerating progress toward HIV/AIDS epidemic control.
IOC President in Los Angeles
IOC President in Los Angeles
9/19/2017 10:13:04 AM
Just days after the historic double allocation of the Olympic Games, to  Paris for 2024  and Los Angeles four years later, the President joined the city’s Mayor, Eric Garcetti, Chairman of LA2028, in the “city of angels”.
Forest Whitaker and Irina Bokova at Concordia Summit on power of connecting for peace
Forest Whitaker and Irina Bokova at Concordia Summit on power of connecting for peace
9/19/2017 10:04:56 AM
Every year, the Concordia Summit convenes the world’s most prominent business, government, and non-profit leaders to enable effective partnerships for impact.  Thought leaders and innovators gather at this global affairs forum to examine the world’s most pressing challenges and identify avenues for collaboration.  On this occasion, the Director-General took part in a …
Investing in the early years: a roadmap for sustainable futures
Investing in the early years: a roadmap for sustainable futures
9/19/2017 10:01:20 AM
WHAT:  High-level event to discuss how investing early, even before birth, in young children’s development – through nutrition, health, education, sanitation, security, responsive caregiving and early learning – is one of the smartest interventions governments can make to address inequality, break the cycle of poverty, and improve outcomes later in life.
Atlanta Legal Nurse Consultant At The University of Georgia Constitution Day 2017
9/19/2017 10:00:00 AM
Atlanta legal nurse consultant Liz Buddenhagen listened to Dr. Michael J. Klarman of Harvard Law School speak about how the Philadelphia convention of 1787 completed and signed the U.S.
WHO launches new NCDs Progress Monitor
WHO launches new NCDs Progress Monitor
9/19/2017 9:54:45 AM
Governments must step up efforts to control noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) to meet globally agreed targets, including preventing the premature deaths of millions of people from these conditions, according to a new WHO report released today.
Myanmar: International Humanitarian Access to Rakhine State Must Be Permitted
Myanmar: International Humanitarian Access to Rakhine State Must Be Permitted
9/19/2017 9:33:57 AM
International humanitarian organizations—including international staff—must be granted immediate, independent, and unfettered access to people in Rakhine state,  Myanmar, to alleviate massive humanitarian needs in the region, said the international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) on Monday.
Still no real progress one year after landmark UN refugees pledge
Still no real progress one year after landmark UN refugees pledge
9/18/2017 5:49:34 AM
One year on from the historic United Nations summit for refugees and migrants, the international community has failed to make meaningful progress towards meeting the goals of the New York Declaration for Refugees and Migrants, Oxfam said.
MSF Statement Regarding the Humanitarian Crisis in Rakhine State, Myanmar
MSF Statement Regarding the Humanitarian Crisis in Rakhine State, Myanmar
9/15/2017 9:52:57 AM
Karline Kleijer is the emergency operations manager for Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF):   While increasing numbers of Rohingya refugees flee from Myanmar into Bangladesh, those who remain in Rakhine State have virtually no access to humanitarian assistance.