Civil Society Newswire – iCrowdNewswire
  • Spain
  • Brazil
  • Russia
  • France
  • Germany
  • China
  • Korea
  • Japan
 

Dec 11, 2018 9:57 AM ET Morocco’s Migrant Workers Struggle to Send Money Home iCrowdNewswire - Dec 11, 2018 - By Danielle Engolo     Last year, global diaspora remittances totalled 650 billion dollars, three times the amount of foreign aid given to developing countries. Credit: Kristin Palitza/IPS MARRAKECH, Morocco, Dec 10 2018 (IPS) - Morocco may be hosting the United Nation’s historic Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular. (more...)

  • icons
  • icons

Subject to Terms of Use.

Dec 11, 2018 9:56 AM ET Study Shows How African Countries are Preparing for Green Development iCrowdNewswire - Dec 11, 2018 - By Isaiah Esipisu     A wind energy generation plant located in Loiyangalani in northwestern Kenya. The plant is set to be the biggest in Africa, generating 300 MW. Credit: Isaiah Esipisu/IPS KATOWICE, Poland, Dec 11 2018 (IPS) - In order for African countries to implement their Nationally Determined Contributions. (more...)

  • icons
  • icons

Subject to Terms of Use.

Dec 11, 2018 9:52 AM ET Global Compact for Migration Backed by Most of the World iCrowdNewswire - Dec 11, 2018 - By Steven Nsamaza      Today 164 countries agreed to adopt the first-ever inter-governmentally negotiated agreement to cover all dimensions of international migration. Courtesy: Steven Nsamaza MARRAKECH, Morocco, Dec 10 2018 (IPS) - Safe, orderly and regular migration received support today, Dec. 10, with the adoption by 164 countries of. (more...)

  • icons
  • icons

Subject to Terms of Use.

Dec 11, 2018 9:26 AM ET Indonesia Commits to Low Carbon Development and a Green Economy at COP24 iCrowdNewswire - Dec 11, 2018 - By Sohara Mehroze Shachi     A traffic jam, in Indonesia's capital Jakarta. Air pollution in Jarkarta is triple the the maximum “safe” level recommended by the World Health Organisation. The country's government says it is committed to making the switch to renewables. Credit: Alexandra Di Stefano Pironti/IPS KATOWICE, Poland,. (more...)

  • icons
  • icons

Subject to Terms of Use.

Dec 11, 2018 7:31 AM ET Undertaking the Challenge of a Green Growth Pathway in Northern Mexico iCrowdNewswire - Dec 11, 2018 - By Emilio Godoy      The state of Sonora, Mexico's largest, aims to cut its greenhouse gas emissions by 80 to 90 percent by 2050 and generate 43 percent of its energy from clean sources by 2030, as part of its Green Growth Strategy. Among its many benefits, the plan. (more...)

  • icons
  • icons

Subject to Terms of Use.

Dec 11, 2018 5:42 AM ET U.N. Remains Defiant Amid Last Minute U-turns on Global Compact for Migration iCrowdNewswire - Dec 11, 2018 - By Friday Phiri     In refugee camps at Dolo Odo, Ethiopia there is enough food for small markets to operate. One in every 70 people around the world is caught up in a crisis, including the refugee crisis, with more than 130 million people expected to need humanitarian aid. (more...)

  • icons
  • icons

Subject to Terms of Use.

Dec 10, 2018 9:10 AM ET Senegal Hosts Unique Community Events on Irregular Migration iCrowdNewswire - Dec 10, 2018 - By Mikaila Issa     A young man at Grand Me?dine town hall in Dakar, Senegal, engages in a discussion about irregular migration. Credit: Samuelle Paul Banga/IPS DAKAR, Dec 10 2018 (IPS) - It is four o’clock in the afternoon in Senegal’s capital, Dakar, when pupils, students and workers begin. (more...)

  • icons
  • icons

Subject to Terms of Use.

Dec 10, 2018 8:40 AM ET People on the move and the politics of human solidarity: The 21st century’s most protracted crisis could end up as the forgotten chapter of human solidarity iCrowdNewswire - Dec 10, 2018 - By Dr. Hanif Hassan Ali Al Qassim     Dr. Hanif Hassan Ali Al Qassim, Chairman of the Geneva Centre for Human Rights Advancement and Global Dialogue GENEVA, Apr 30 2018 (Geneva Centre) - The world is heading into troubled waters in the figurative and in the real sense of. (more...)

  • icons
  • icons

Subject to Terms of Use.

Dec 10, 2018 8:36 AM ET A Free Press Is Indispensable for Good Governance and Transparent Societies Chair of the Geneva Centre for Human Rights iCrowdNewswire - Dec 10, 2018 - By Dr. Hanif Hassan Ali Al Qassim     This article is part of a series of stories and op-eds launched by IPS on the occasion of World Press Freedom Day on May 3. GENEVA, May 3 2018 (IPS) - On the occasion of the 2018 World Press Freedom Day. (more...)

  • icons
  • icons

Subject to Terms of Use.

Dec 10, 2018 8:18 AM ET Middle Eastern Countries Can Overcome Pressing Challenges By Developing a Blue Economy iCrowdNewswire - Dec 10, 2018 - By Maged Srour     Aquaponics, an innovative practice in the fisheries and aquaculture sectors, is revolutionising the way of conceiving food supply in many MENA countries. This dated picture shows fish pools in Palestine. Credit: Eva Bartlett/IPS. ROME, Dec 7 2018 (IPS) - The Blue Economy is becoming an. (more...)

  • icons
  • icons

Subject to Terms of Use.

Dec 10, 2018 7:59 AM ET 70 Years since the Universal Declaration on Human Rights – Hope Against Hope iCrowdNewswire - Dec 10, 2018 - By HRH Prince Al Hassan bin Talal of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan     GENEVA, Dec 10 2018 (IPS) - “Save the Children estimates that 84,701 children under five have died in Yemen from untreated cases of severe acute malnutrition between April 2015 and October 2018.” “The grim analysis. (more...)

  • icons
  • icons

Subject to Terms of Use.

Dec 10, 2018 7:55 AM ET Chairman of the Geneva Centre: Education promotes unity in diversity and contributes to the enhancement of human rights iCrowdNewswire - Dec 10, 2018 - By Geneva Centre GENEVA, Dec 10 2018 (Geneva Centre) - Peace education is a vector for the promotion of unity and contributes to the enhancement of human rights, said the Chairman of the Geneva Centre for Human Rights Advancement and Global Dialogue, HE Dr. Hanif Hassan Ali Al Qassim, in. (more...)

  • icons
  • icons

Subject to Terms of Use.

Dec 10, 2018 7:05 AM ET Unilateral Coercive Measures have Devastated the Syrian Economy & Ruined Civilian Lives iCrowdNewswire - Dec 10, 2018 - By Idriss Jazairy   Idriss Jazairy is Special Rapporteur on “the Negative Impact of Unilateral Coercive Measures on the Enjoyment of Human Rights to the Syrian Arab Republic”* GENEVA, Jun 1 2018 (IPS) - I have been entrusted by the Human Rights Council with the task of monitoring, reporting and. (more...)

  • icons
  • icons

Subject to Terms of Use.

Dec 10, 2018 5:43 AM ET Lack of International Action on Rohingya Crisis Called a “Disgrace” iCrowdNewswire - Dec 10, 2018 - By Tharanga Yakupitiyage   UNITED NATIONS, Oct 23 2017 (IPS) - As the crisis in Myanmar reaches unprecedented levels, frustration is at its peak as the international community remains slow to respond and act cohesively. Over 600,000 Rohingya refugees have crossed into Bangladesh since the renewal of violence on August. (more...)

  • icons
  • icons

Subject to Terms of Use.

Dec 10, 2018 4:11 AM ET Cultural and Religious Diversity at a Crossroad: The Promotion of Equal Citizenship Rights to Deconstruct and Eliminate the Vulnerability of People iCrowdNewswire - Dec 10, 2018 - By Dr. Hanif Hassan Ali Al Qassim Dr. Hanif Hassan Ali Al Qassim, Chairman of the Geneva Centre for Human Rights Advancement and Global Dialogue GENEVA, May 30 2018 (Geneva Centre) - The world’s population now stands at approximately 7 billion people spread among 7 continents. The United Nations is. (more...)

  • icons
  • icons

Subject to Terms of Use.

Dec 9, 2018 4:09 AM ET VIDEO: Combatting Climate Change with Bamboo iCrowdNewswire - Dec 9, 2018 - By IPS World Desk   ROME, Nov 29 2018 (IPS) - Did you know bamboo can help combat climate change? Fast growing and flexible, bamboo plants and products can store more carbon than certain types of tree. Bamboo is also used around the world as a source of renewable energy,. (more...)

  • icons
  • icons

Subject to Terms of Use.

Dec 8, 2018 4:55 AM ET Artesanos dan valor al bambú para mejorar sus ingresos en Ghana iCrowdNewswire - Dec 8, 2018 - Por Jamila Akweley Okertchiri      El ghanés Frempong Koranteng (izquierda) aprende a tejer una mesa ratona de bambú y ratán. Crédito: Jamila Akweley Okertchiri/IPS KUMASI, Ghana, 16 nov 2018 (IPS) - El ghanés Yaw Owiredu Mintah, quien trabaja el bambú y el ratán desde la década de los años. (more...)

  • icons
  • icons

Subject to Terms of Use.

Dec 7, 2018 6:37 AM ET – We can no longer accept discrimination of half of the world’s population, says Chair, Geneva Centre iCrowdNewswire - Dec 7, 2018 - By Geneva Centre   GENEVA, Mar 8 2018 (Geneva Centre) - On the occasion of International Women’s Day 2018, celebrated on the 8th of March, the Chairman of the Geneva Centre for Human Rights Advancement and Global Dialogue, Dr. Hanif Hassan Ali Al Qassim reiterated the importance of empowering and. (more...)

  • icons
  • icons

Subject to Terms of Use.

Dec 7, 2018 5:10 AM ET — Migrants and Refugees Must “Have the Right to Have Rights” Says Jazairy of Geneva Centre iCrowdNewswire - Dec 7, 2018 - By Geneva Centre     GENEVA, Feb 16 2018 (Geneva Centre) - During the 23rd International Humanitarian and Security Conference held from 15 to 16 February 2018 in Geneva – organized by Webster University with the support of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), the United Nations High. (more...)

  • icons
  • icons

Subject to Terms of Use.

Dec 7, 2018 5:10 AM ET Conserving Canada’s Diverse Marine Life iCrowdNewswire - Dec 7, 2018 -   By Stephen Leahy     Seamounts are filled with a diversity of ocean life including anemones, feather stars, octopuses, lobsters and rockfishes. Credit: Ocean Exploration Trust, Northeast Pacific Seamount Expedition Partners UXBRIDGE, Canada, Dec 5 2018 (IPS) - Despite the deep, cold waters, newly discovered undersea mountains off Canada’s. (more...)

  • icons
  • icons

Subject to Terms of Use.

Dec 6, 2018 4:02 AM ET Q&A: Creating an African Bamboo Industry as Large as China’s iCrowdNewswire - Dec 6, 2018 -     By Jamila Akweley Okertchiri   IPS correspondent Jamila Akweley Okertchiri interviews DR. HANS FRIEDERICH, Director General of the International Network for Bamboo and Rattan (INBAR) Hans Friederich at a Chinese bamboo plantation. Photo Courtesy of INBAR ACCRA, Dec 5 2018 (IPS) - The bamboo industry in China currently. (more...)

  • icons
  • icons

Subject to Terms of Use.

Dec 6, 2018 1:40 AM ET Líderes latinos de alto impacto se reunirán en la ONU para proponer soluciones a la desigualdad de América Latina y el Caribe iCrowdNewswire - Dec 6, 2018 - El Latino Impact  Summit 2018 se llevará a cabo los días 11 y 12 de diciembre en la sede de la ONU, Nueva York. Por tercer año consecutivo líderes y organizaciones de toda América se reunirán en Naciones Unidas para proponer soluciones a los retos que afronta la región enmarcados. (more...)

  • icons
  • icons

Subject to Terms of Use.

Dec 4, 2018 11:27 AM ET Civil Rights lobbyist Sues Attorney of U.S Senator from New England for alleged conspiracy and tort iCrowdNewswire - Dec 4, 2018 - TRENTON, NEW JERSEY December 4, 2018 – Bernie Sanders, the 2016 Democratic Party Presidential hopeful, shocked not only his core Democrat supporters but the opposition as well when he purchased a not-so-modest summer home on the shores of Lake Champlain. That acquisition effectively contradicts the principals that Bernie, 74, has. (more...)

  • icons
  • icons

Subject to Terms of Use.

Dec 4, 2018 6:30 AM ET Q&A: Women Are Important to Fishing Too iCrowdNewswire - Dec 4, 2018 -   By Busani Bafana       NAIROBI,  Nov 26 2018 (IPS) – The fishing industry in Africa is blind to gender. Women hardly feature as players in fishing but are confined to the secondary roles of processing and marketing fish products. Selma Okumu from Siaya County in the southwest part. (more...)

  • icons
  • icons

Subject to Terms of Use.

Dec 3, 2018 6:20 AM ET ‘What Fish Can Do for the WTO’ iCrowdNewswire - Dec 3, 2018 - By Busani Bafana       NAIROBI,  Nov 26 2018 (IPS) – Fish will soon be off the menu, unless global leaders strike a deal ending multi-billion dollar harmful fisheries subsidies blamed for threatening world fish stocks and widening the inequitable use of marine resources. The inaugural Sustainable Blue Economy. (more...)

  • icons
  • icons

Subject to Terms of Use.

Dec 2, 2018 7:12 AM ET ‘What Fish Can Do for the WTO’ iCrowdNewswire - Dec 2, 2018 - By Busani Bafana     Government squads demolish illegal stake net prawn enclosures on the Chilka Lagoon in eastern India in this picture dated 2010. / Credit:Manipadma Jena/IPS NAIROBI, Nov 26 2018 (IPS) - Fish will soon be off the menu, unless global leaders strike a deal ending multi-billion dollar. (more...)

  • icons
  • icons

Subject to Terms of Use.

Dec 1, 2018 7:15 AM ET Q&A: The Arrival of the African Blue Economy as a Real Prospect iCrowdNewswire - Dec 1, 2018 - By Nalisha Adams   IPS Correspondent Nalisha Adams interviews DR. CYRUS RUSTOMJEE, a former director of economic affairs at the Commonwealth Secretariat, and a senior fellow with Global Economy Programme, Centre for International Governance Innovation. Dr Cyrus Rustomjee, a former director of economic affairs at the Commonwealth Secretariat, says there. (more...)

  • icons
  • icons

Subject to Terms of Use.

Nov 30, 2018 6:56 AM ET Call for Careful Attention to the Increasingly Hybrid Origins of Threats to Maritime Security iCrowdNewswire - Nov 30, 2018 -   By Terna Gyuse     NAIROBI, Nov 28 2018 (IPS) – The Sustainable Blue Economy Conference has wrapped up in Nairobi, Kenya with the country’s Cabinet Secretary for Defence, Raychelle Omamo, saying that the conference was an important opportunity for her ministry to draw lessons and practices from as. (more...)

  • icons
  • icons

Subject to Terms of Use.

Nov 30, 2018 5:52 AM ET Looking at What the Blue Economy Means in Practical Terms iCrowdNewswire - Nov 30, 2018 -   By Terna Gyuse       NAIROBI,  Nov 27 2018 (IPS) – “There is abundant evidence that the ocean is already cracking under the load of human use. But it is also seen as a bounty, ripe for human exploitation,” said Fred Kwame Africa Director for World Wildlife Fund (WWF).. (more...)

  • icons
  • icons

Subject to Terms of Use.

Nov 30, 2018 5:51 AM ET Q&A: From a Burden to an Asset, Including Youth in the Development Space iCrowdNewswire - Nov 30, 2018 - By Busani Bafana     NAIROBI, Nov 28 2018 (IPS) – Stand-up Shout Out (SUSO) is an advocacy youth empowerment movement founded in Kenya five years ago. Recognising that the youth are excluded in the development space, SUSO has been at the forefront of getting the youth in this space.. (more...)

  • icons
  • icons

Subject to Terms of Use.

Search News Room:

logo

Legal Newswire

SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Pomerantz Law Firm Investigates Claims On Behalf of Investors of Lennar Corporation – LEN

Dec 11, 2018 1:00 PM ET

NEW YORK,  -- Pomerantz LLP is investigating claims on behalf of investors…

Kessler Topaz Meltzer & Check, LLP – Important Deadline Reminder for Fitbit, Inc. Investors

Dec 11, 2018 1:00 PM ET

RADNOR, Pa.,  -- The law firm of Kessler Topaz Meltzer & Check,…

Kessler Topaz Meltzer & Check, LLP – Important Deadline Reminder for Nektar Therapeutics Investors

Dec 11, 2018 12:00 PM ET

RADNOR, Pa.,  -- The law firm of Kessler Topaz Meltzer & Check,…

Read More >
logo

Disclosure Newswire

CellCube Energy Storage Announces the Filing of Audited Annual Financials

Dec 11, 2018 7:35 AM ET

TORONTO, -- CellCube Energy Storage Systems Inc. ("CellCube" or the "Company") (CSE: CUBE)…

Inspired Reports Strong Fiscal Year 2018 Results

Dec 11, 2018 7:25 AM ET

TORONTO and NEW YORK,  - iAnthus Capital Holdings, Inc. ("iAnthus" or the "Company"), (CSE: IAN)(CSE:…

Increasing Millennial Presence in the Marketplace is Driving the Digital Payment Market Growth

Dec 11, 2018 7:15 AM ET

NEW YORK, -- Payments by cash are slowly fading as the emergence of…

JAE Construction Helps Protect and Enhance Florida Homes with HERO Financing

Dec 11, 2018 7:05 AM ET

POMPANO BEACH, Fla.,  -- JAE Construction Group, a leading, family-owned home-improvement contractor in South Florida,…

Cellcube Energy Storage Announces the Filing of Audited Annual Financials and Unaudited Q1 Financials

Dec 11, 2018 6:55 AM ET

TORONTO,  -- CellCube Energy Storage Systems Inc. ("CellCube" or the "Company") (CSE CUBE)…

Read More >
logo

Artificial Intelligence Newswire

Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3 announced as a Nintendo Switch exclusive

Dec 11, 2018 10:50 AM ET

Nintendo has announced Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: The Black Order exclusively for the Switch.…

Obsidian’s The Outer Worlds looks like sci-fi Fallout

Dec 11, 2018 10:40 AM ET

Fallout: New Vegas developer Obsidian Entertainment’s newest RPG is The Outer Worlds. Obsidian Entertainment…

No Man’s Sky developer Hello announces its next game, The Last Campfire

Dec 11, 2018 10:30 AM ET

While No Man’s Sky continues to grow in interesting new directions, developer Hello Games is…

Dark Souls-style adventure Ashen is out right now on Xbox One and PC

Dec 11, 2018 10:20 AM ET

It’s been a long wait for Ashen, an intriguingly dark action-adventure game that…

Magic: The Gathering is getting a pro league with $10 million in prizes

Dec 11, 2018 10:10 AM ET

One of the world’s most enduring game is getting a high-level professional…

Read More >
logo

Cryptocurrency Newswire

ICOBox provides a breakdown of blockchain news for the week of December 7, 2018

Dec 11, 2018 8:50 AM ET

2018 was a bumpy ride for the crypto industry. The year started…

Xunlei Forges Strategic Partnership with China Mobile IoT to Develop Blockchain and IoT Applications

Dec 11, 2018 8:40 AM ET

Xunlei Limited (“Xunlei” or the “Company”) (Nasdaq: XNET), a leading cloud-based bandwidth…

Refereum Partners with MIXMARVEL on their Premier blockchain game, HyperDragons; First blockchain game to use the Refereum Growth Engine

Dec 11, 2018 8:30 AM ET

 Refereum  (http://www.Refereum.com) announced today its partnership with MixMarvel on their first blockchain game, HyperDragons.…

The global blockchain market size is expected to grow from USD 1.2 billion in 2018 to USD 23.3 billion by 2023, at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 80.2%

Dec 11, 2018 8:20 AM ET

Increasing focus on reducing operational cost and faster transactions to drive the…

South Korea’s No. 1 Mobile Messenger Kakao’s Blockchain Platform ‘Klaytn’ Partners with Large-User Based Blockchain Projects Including ‘Watcha’ and ‘Atlas’

Dec 11, 2018 8:10 AM ET

Kakao's global public blockchain platform 'Klaytn' has announced its partnership with blockchain…

Read More >
logo

Research Newswire

Global Geographic Information System (GIS) Market 2018-2025 | Top Venders : Hexagon AB, Topcon Corporation, Trimble Inc. and more.

Dec 12, 2018 5:53 AM ET

This report studies the global Geographic Information System (GIS) market size, industry…

Global Smart Parking Spot Lock Market 2018- 2025|By Top Key Players Fuka, Ansai, Huayi, Wejion, P-Lock And More

Dec 12, 2018 5:52 AM ET

This report studies the global Smart Parking Spot Lock market status and…

Global Electric Motorcycles And Scooters Market is valued at 15000 million US$ in 2017 and will reach 20800 million US$ by the end of 2025.

Dec 12, 2018 5:52 AM ET

This report studies the global Electric Motorcycles And Scooters market status and…

Source-to-Pay (S2P) Outsourcing Market 2018 Global Share, Trend And Opportunities Forecast To 2025

Dec 12, 2018 5:51 AM ET

Source-to-Pay (S2P) Outsourcing Industry Description Wiseguyreports.Com Adds “Source-to-Pay (S2P) Outsourcing -Market Demand,…

Global Digital Transformation On The Building And Constructio Market 2018-2025 | Top Venders : ABB Robotics, Arcelor Mittal and more.

Dec 12, 2018 5:51 AM ET

This report studies the global Digital Transformation on the Building and Constructio…

Read More >
logo

Cybersecurity Newswire

Dec 11, 2018 10:15 AM ET

NetSPI Names Bill Carver as New Chief Information Security Officer

Minneapolis, Minnesota-- NetSPI LLC,  the leader in orchestrated vulnerability managementand security testing, has named Bill Carver as the company’s...

Dec 11, 2018 10:05 AM ET

Juniper Networks Helps Enterprises Simplify Data Integration to Pinpoint and Prioritize Cyber Threats from any Security Source

SUNNYVALE, Calif.,-- Juniper Networks (NYSE: JNPR), an industry leader in automated, scalable and secure...

Dec 11, 2018 9:55 AM ET

CyberPatriot Launches Senior Citizens’ Cyber Safety Initiative

ARLINGTON, Va, -- The Air Force Association’s (AFA) CyberPatriot Program Office announced...

Dec 11, 2018 9:45 AM ET

EventTracker SIEM by Netsurion Included in Gartner Magic Quadrant for Security Information and Event Management Report for the Eleventh Year

FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla., -- Netsurion, a leading provider of managed security services, today...

Dec 11, 2018 9:35 AM ET

Calix to Participate in Cowen Networking & Cybersecurity Summit

SAN JOSE, Calif., -- Calix, Inc. (NYSE: CALX) today announced management will...

Read More >
logo

The Civil Society Newswire

MORE STORIES
logo

Capital News Brief

Read More >