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May 7, 2018 6:23 AM ET UAE calls for global efforts to combat impunity for sexual violence during conflict iCrowdNewswire - May 7, 2018 - By WAM     NEW YORK, Apr 18 2018 (WAM) - The UAE has urged the international community to intensify efforts to combat impunity for sexual violence during conflict and reaffirmed its commitment to the UN’s ongoing efforts in addressing these heinous crimes. Lana Zaki Nusseibeh, UAE’s Permanent Representative to. (more...)

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May 7, 2018 5:34 AM ET Etihad ESCO plans to reduce more than one million tonnes of carbon dioxide by 2030 iCrowdNewswire - May 7, 2018 - By WAM     DUBAI, Apr 11 2018 (WAM) - More than one million tonnes of carbon dioxide will be reduced by 2030 and 1.7 TWh of electricity will be saved by the same year in Dubai, according to the new targets revealed by Dubai’s Etihad Energy Services Company (Etihad. (more...)

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May 7, 2018 5:27 AM ET Sustainable Communities and Climate Change Summit to convene on 22nd April iCrowdNewswire - May 7, 2018 - By WAM     DUBAI, Apr 18 2018 (WAM) - Under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of Dubai Executive Council, the Sustainable Communities and Climate Change Summit, SCCCS, will be organised by the Ministry of Climate Change. (more...)

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May 7, 2018 5:21 AM ET Sustainable Communities and Climate Change Summit tackles global sustainability challenges iCrowdNewswire - May 7, 2018 - By WAM     DUBAI, Apr 22 2018 (WAM) - The Sustainable Communities and Climate Change Summit, SCCCS, was held today, under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of Dubai Executive Council, to provide a dedicated platform to. (more...)

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May 7, 2018 4:40 AM ET 4th Islamic Economy Fiqh Forum to discuss impact of digital economy, fourth revolution on Muslims’ lifestyle iCrowdNewswire - May 7, 2018 - By WAM   DUBAI, Apr 5 2018 (WAM) - The 4th Islamic Economy Fiqh Forum 2018 will highlight innovation and happiness in the Islamic lifestyle and impact of digital economy and fourth revolution on the Muslims’ life, organisers said today. To be held from the 22nd and 23rd of April,. (more...)

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May 7, 2018 4:29 AM ET UAE committed to a sustainable future, says Al-Zeyoudi iCrowdNewswire - May 7, 2018 - By WAM     ABU DHABI, Apr 17 2018 (WAM) - Dr. Thani bin Ahmed Al-Zeyoudi, UAE Minister of Climate Change and Environment, delivered a ministerial address at the Green Business Summit 2018, underlining the numerous sustainability initiatives and environmental programmes being developed and implemented in the UAE. He emphasised. (more...)

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May 7, 2018 4:17 AM ET UN Agencies, MIT Solve partner with the Mohammed bin Rashid Initiative for Global Prosperity to revolutionise social innovation iCrowdNewswire - May 7, 2018 - By WAM     HANNOVER, Apr 25 2018 (WAM) - The Mohammed bin Rashid Initiative for Global Prosperity has unveiled key partnerships with eight entities of the United Nations and Solve, an initiative of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, MIT, during a private event hosted by the Global Manufacturing and. (more...)

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May 7, 2018 4:14 AM ET Abu Dhabi Fund for Development finances USD150 million Quweira Solar Power Plant in Jordan iCrowdNewswire - May 7, 2018 - By WAM     ABU DHABI, Apr 26 2018 (WAM) - A delegation from Abu Dhabi Fund for Development, ADFD, today attended the official commissioning of the ADFD-funded AED550 million (US$150 million) Quweira Solar Power Plant in the Kingdom of Jordan. Located in the southern part of Jordan, the 105. (more...)

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May 6, 2018 6:15 AM ET Dreaming of A New Sustainable Economy iCrowdNewswire - May 6, 2018 - By Tharanga Yakupitiyage     Unless leaders act promptly, climate change and environmental degradation will only worsen and cause greater global problems, scientists warn. Credit: Crustmania/ CC by 2.0 UNITED NATIONS, Apr 20 2018 (IPS) - Officials from around the world came together to create and support a vision for. (more...)

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May 5, 2018 7:15 AM ET Indigenous peoples’ rights to land at the core of a paradigm shift – why? iCrowdNewswire - May 5, 2018 - This and many other trends can be understood by browsing through The Indigenous World 2018. The only book available that offers a comprehensive yearly overview of the developments indigenous peoples experience around the world. In the last years, we have witnessed an increased attention to the fundamental role land rights. (more...)

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May 5, 2018 6:10 AM ET GGGI assesses inclusive green development Belt and Road opportunities iCrowdNewswire - May 5, 2018 - By GGGI     Seoul, May 4 2018 (GGGI) - The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) hosted a side event under the theme of “Green Growth and Regional Cooperation” on 4 May on the sidelines of the 51st Annual Meeting of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) in Manila, Philippines. The. (more...)

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May 3, 2018 1:25 PM ET Women Farmers in Peru Bring Healthy Meals to Local Schools iCrowdNewswire - May 3, 2018 - By Mariela Jara      Under the hot sun of the Pacific Ocean coast, in the department of Piura, 25 women farmers undergoing training in the Agroecological School return from a technical assistance activity in the province of Morropón, in northern Peru. Credit: Courtesy of Sabina Córdova CHULUCANAS, Peru, Apr. (more...)

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May 3, 2018 1:22 PM ET Leading from the Front: Zambia Launches Plant a Million Trees Initiative iCrowdNewswire - May 3, 2018 - By Friday Phiri     President Edgar Lungu just before planting a tree during the launch of Plant a Million Trees Initiative in Chinsali District. Credit: Munich Advisors Group CHINSALI, Zambia, May 3 2018 (IPS) - As global climate experts meet in Bonn this week to discuss how to take. (more...)

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May 3, 2018 8:00 AM ET LEADING GLOBAL INFLUENCERS LAUNCH FIRST #HACKQUANTUM WORLDWIDE SERIES IN LAGOS, NIGERIA iCrowdNewswire - May 3, 2018 - Leading Global Influencers Launch First #HackQuantum Worldwide Series in Lagos, Nigeria  as part of the Decade Of Women Campaign to Harness Frontier Technologies to Transform Women’s Lives Worldwide New York, NY April 27, 2018 - The Decade Of Women is set to launch the #HackQuantum Worldwide Series in Lagos, Nigeria from. (more...)

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May 2, 2018 6:36 AM ET Wider Views for More Equal Societies iCrowdNewswire - May 2, 2018 - By Oscar A. Garcia* ROME, May 2 2018 (IPS) - Inequalities are on the rise. Since 1980, 1% of the richest people have received double income than the 50% of the poorest. After several years of decline, hunger is also on the rise. The report on the State of Food. (more...)

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Apr 29, 2018 8:00 AM ET Jordan, Panama discuss regional and international developments iCrowdNewswire - Apr 29, 2018 - By WAM     AMMAN, Mar 28 2018 (WAM) - King Abdullah of Jordan on Tuesday held talks with Panamanian President Juan Carlos Varela on relations between the two countries and the current regional and international developments. According to the Jordan News Agency, Petra, the two sides highlighted the need. (more...)

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Apr 29, 2018 7:55 AM ET Food Is the Answer: Perugia International Journalism Festival iCrowdNewswire - Apr 29, 2018 - By IPS World Desk     Credit: Riccardo Gregori – Penumbria Studio #ijf18 PERUGIA, Italy, Apr 13 2018 (IPS) - The twelfth International Journalism Festival on April 12-15 has drawn 710 speakers from 50 different countries, becoming the biggest journalism festival in Europe. A panel discussion titled “End poverty, protect. (more...)

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Apr 28, 2018 8:37 AM ET Getting Away with Murder in Slovakia iCrowdNewswire - Apr 28, 2018 - By Ed Holt   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. A protester in the Slovak capital, Bratislava holds up a picture of murdered journalist Jan Kuciak and his fiancée Martina Kusnirova.. (more...)

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Apr 28, 2018 7:25 AM ET Keeping Power in Check – Media, Justice and the Rule of Law iCrowdNewswire - Apr 28, 2018 - By Alison Small   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. NAPIER, New Zealand, Apr 17 2018 (IPS) - Rarely has the press been as powerful as it is today. Thanks to. (more...)

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Apr 27, 2018 11:36 AM ET Can Sustainable Bioeconomy be a Driver of Green Growth? iCrowdNewswire - Apr 27, 2018 - By Frank Rijsberman   Dr. Frank Rijsberman is Director-General, Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) Apr 24 2018 (IPS) - On April 19-20, I attended the second Global Bioeconomy Summit in Berlin. Bioeconomy is currently a hot topic for scientists and policymakers. Rapid advances in molecular biology combined with big data. (more...)

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Apr 27, 2018 10:00 AM ET Over to You, Children! Zambia’s ‘Plant a Million Trees’ Takes Root iCrowdNewswire - Apr 27, 2018 - By Friday Phiri     Matero East primary school students collecting water. Credit: Munich Advisors Group LUSAKA, Apr 24 2018 (IPS) - Trees are a vital component in the ecosystem—they not only give oxygen, store carbon, stabilise the soil and give refuge to wildlife, but also provide materials for tools,. (more...)

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Apr 26, 2018 10:30 AM ET Pre-election Tension Threatens Free Speech in Brazil iCrowdNewswire - Apr 26, 2018 - By Mario Osava    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. A bullet hole (right), in one of the buses hit on Mar. 27 by gunfire during a caravan for former President. (more...)

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Apr 25, 2018 11:00 PM ET VIMANA Participates in the triumphant 2018 Crypto ICO Summit in Zurich iCrowdNewswire - Apr 25, 2018 - PRESS RELEASE Contact: Nona Perez, MVG for VIMANA, +1 646 205 7030, [email protected] VIMANA Participates in the triumphant 2018 Crypto ICO Summit in Zurich   April 25, 2018 — Zurich – Vimana Global, the leading vertical takeoff and landing, unmanned aerial vehicles blockchain platform, recently participated in Crypto ICO Summit held on. (more...)

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Apr 17, 2018 4:28 AM ET Want to Learn How to Save a Planet? iCrowdNewswire - Apr 17, 2018 - By Maged Srour   Barilla Center’s MOOC, is the first free e-learning platform for you. ROME, Mar 9 2018 (IPS) - The agricultural sector in the Mediterranean Area is facing tough challenges and incredible opportunities at the same time: beyond a shadow of doubt, the farming sector is experiencing a. (more...)

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Apr 14, 2018 12:06 PM ET GULF: Manama Human Rights Centre Calls for Appointing Special Rapporteur on Human Rights in Qatar iCrowdNewswire - Apr 14, 2018 - MANAMA,Mar 10 (WAM) - The Manama Human Rights Centre has urged the international community and UN agencies concerned to appoint a special rapporteur on human rights in Qatar. Citing the flagrant human rights abuses perpetrated by the Doha regime against its own citizens and migrants, the Bahraini Centre in a. (more...)

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Apr 13, 2018 7:59 AM ET German delegation visits Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park iCrowdNewswire - Apr 13, 2018 - By WAM     DUBAI, Mar 22 2018 (WAM) - Dubai Electricity and Water Authority, DEWA, has received a German delegation, headed by Rainer Baake, State Secretary at the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy, at the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park, the largest single-site solar park. (more...)

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Apr 13, 2018 7:50 AM ET World Water Day highlights need for new thinking to ensure water security for all iCrowdNewswire - Apr 13, 2018 - By WAM     ABU DHABI, Mar 22 2018 (WAM) - On the occasion of World Water Day, which is marked today, Alya Al Mazroui, Director of the UAE Research Programme for Rain Enhancement Science, said that the day “is an opportunity for us to reflect on the crucial importance. (more...)

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Apr 13, 2018 7:40 AM ET IRENA welcomes establishment of ISA as a platform to advance solar energy iCrowdNewswire - Apr 13, 2018 - By WAM     NEW DELHI, Mar 11 2018 (WAM) - Today, on the occasion of the inaugural conference of the International Solar Alliance, ISA, the Director-General of the International Renewable Energy Agency, IRENA, Adnan Z. Amin, and the Interim Director-General of ISA, Upendra Tripathy signed a Joint Declaration to. (more...)

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