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Brexit: Impact, Challenges and Chances for the European Audio-Visual Sector
Brexit: Impact, Challenges and Chances for the European Audio-Visual Sector
12/14/2018 7:36:27 AM
The European Audiovisual Observatory recently organized a conference entitled "Brexit: Impact, Challenges and Chances for the European Audio-Visual Sector" in order to provide insights on the UK’s role in the EU audiovisual market and related impacts of Brexit.
FIFA’s Intermediaries in International Transfers 2018 report now available
FIFA’s Intermediaries in International Transfers 2018 report now available
12/14/2018 5:46:28 AM
The 2018 edition of FIFA’s Intermediaries in International Transfers report is now available. The report offers a summary of the involvement of intermediaries in all international transfers completed in FIFA‘s International Transfer Matching System (ITMS) since 1 January 2013.
“Migration Is Not a Crime. Saving Lives Is Not a Crime.”
“Migration Is Not a Crime. Saving Lives Is Not a Crime.”
12/13/2018 2:09:34 PM
Dr. Joanne Liu, international president of Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), delivered this speech today during a panel discussion at the Intergovernmental Conference on the Global Compact for Migration in Marrakesh, Morocco.
Congress Passes Bill to Reform Its Sexual Harassment Procedures
Congress Passes Bill to Reform Its Sexual Harassment Procedures
12/13/2018 1:49:09 PM
For the first time in over 20 years, Congress passed a bill today to reform how it addresses harassment, retaliation, and other forms of workplace discrimination.
Europe’s global leadership is at stake over its next long term budget
Europe’s global leadership is at stake over its next long term budget
12/13/2018 2:57:08 AM
Ahead of the European Council, ONE is calling on EU leaders to prioritize development aid in the next Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF) which will be discussed for the first time by heads of state in Brussels.
2018 Farm Bill Offers Promise for the Prairie
2018 Farm Bill Offers Promise for the Prairie
12/13/2018 2:55:35 AM
In response to passage of the Farm Bill, World Wildlife Fund (WWF) released the following statement from  Dr. Melinda Cep, senior director for policy, food and markets: “We finally have a Farm Bill that offers promising news for America’s prairie.
Puma takes leading role in industry’s pledge to fight climate change
Puma takes leading role in industry’s pledge to fight climate change
12/12/2018 5:08:58 AM
In preparation for the fashion industry’s charter presented at the UN Climate Change Conference in Katowice today, PUMA played an active role in developing the Charter by leading working groups and encouraging industry peers and partner vendors to join the initiative.
Council to Vote to Create Office of Diversity and Inclusion to Study Equal Employment in City Agencies
Council to Vote to Create Office of Diversity and Inclusion to Study Equal Employment in City Agencies
12/11/2018 4:59:25 PM
The New York City Council on Tuesday will vote to create an Office of Diversity and Inclusion within the Department of Citywide Administrative Services (DCAS).
The Push for a Better Healthcare
The Push for a Better Healthcare
12/10/2018 7:02:25 PM
Veteran physician Dr. Nelson Paguyo pens a historical review of the U.S. healthcare system from post-World War II to the present. He reveals a proposal that identifies and offers solutions to its current woes.
UNICEF spokespeople for Global Forum on Migration and Development and Intergovernmental Conference on the Global Compact for Migration in Marrakech
UNICEF spokespeople for Global Forum on Migration and Development and Intergovernmental Conference on the Global Compact for Migration in Marrakech
12/7/2018 6:04:57 AM
WHAT: UNICEF will facilitate a series of activities and media availability for expert spokespeople during the Global Forum on Migration and Development and the Intergovernmental Conference on the Global Compact for Migration, to be held in Marrakech, Morocco.
Climate pilgrims and polish community urge COP24 leaders to “save the climate, save the people”
Climate pilgrims and polish community urge COP24 leaders to “save the climate, save the people”
12/7/2018 6:01:05 AM
The Climate pilgrimage from the Vatican to COP24 arrived at its final stop in Imielin, 20 km away from Katowice, where the pilgrims met with the local community who are fighting against a coal mine extension by the EU’s largest mining company – PGG.
Aspen Institute to Host Conversation on the Future of Sports Activism
Aspen Institute to Host Conversation on the Future of Sports Activism
12/4/2018 6:12:46 PM
The Future of Sports Activism conversation takes place Dec. 10 in Washington, DC. Speakers include former Washington Wizards player/author Etan Thomas, University of Maryland football player Ellis McKennie, and four-time WNBA championship coach Cheryl Reeve.
Nauru: MSF Report Shows Disastrous Mental Health Impact of Australian Refugee Policy
Nauru: MSF Report Shows Disastrous Mental Health Impact of Australian Refugee Policy
12/4/2018 6:05:42 PM
Australia’s more than five-year-old policy of indefinitely processing refugees and asylum seekers on the Pacific island nation of Nauru is having a disastrous effect on their mental health, leading many to contemplate or attempt suicide, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) said in a report released today.
Remembering George H.W. Bush: 1924 – 2018
Remembering George H.W. Bush: 1924 – 2018
12/3/2018 6:39:21 PM
People around the world are mourning the passing of  George H.W. Bush, the 41st President of the United States, who died on Friday, November 30, at the age of 94, at his home in Houston, Texas.
National Archives to Mark Day of Mourning for President George H.W. Bush Dec. 5
National Archives to Mark Day of Mourning for President George H.W. Bush Dec. 5
12/3/2018 6:35:08 PM
On Wednesday, December 5, National Archives will mark the National Day of Mourning for the 41st President, George Herbert Walker Bush, who died November 30, 2018.
COP24 Brings Greatest Test of Countries’ Commitment to the Paris Agreement Yet
COP24 Brings Greatest Test of Countries’ Commitment to the Paris Agreement Yet
12/3/2018 3:45:04 AM
On the heels of several international reports outlining the mounting impacts and costs of climate change, negotiators at this week’s UN climate talks need to finalize the rules governing how the Paris Agreement will operate going forward and ensure countries deliver a strong commitment to increase their own climate targets before 2020.
SBTi Approves Epson’s GHG Reduction Targets
SBTi Approves Epson’s GHG Reduction Targets
11/30/2018 2:35:31 AM
Seiko Epson Corporation (TSE: 6724, "Epson") announced that the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi)*1 has approved Epson’s global greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction targets.
IFC Report Identifies More Than $29 Trillion in Climate Investment Opportunities in Cities by 2030
IFC Report Identifies More Than $29 Trillion in Climate Investment Opportunities in Cities by 2030
11/30/2018 2:10:45 AM
Cities in emerging markets alone have the potential to attract more than $29.4 trillion in climate-related investments in six key sectors by 2030, according to a new report by IFC, a member of the World Bank Group.
STATEMENT: Bi-Partisan Carbon Dividend Proposal Underscores Urgency of Climate Change
STATEMENT: Bi-Partisan Carbon Dividend Proposal Underscores Urgency of Climate Change
11/29/2018 11:03:06 AM
Ted Deutch (D-FL), Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA), John Delaney (D-MD), Francis Rooney (R-FL), and Charlie Crist (D-FL) are introducing the Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend Act of 2018.
House of Representatives Vote Passing the Global Fragility and Violence Reduction Act Signals Bipartisan U.S. Commitment to Preventing Global Violence
House of Representatives Vote Passing the Global Fragility and Violence Reduction Act Signals Bipartisan U.S. Commitment to Preventing Global Violence
11/28/2018 4:20:55 PM
Mercy Corps applauds yesterday’s passage of the Global Fragility and Violence Reduction Act (H.R. 5273) by the U.S. House of Representatives. This important bipartisan legislation invests in international peace by strengthening the U.S.