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2014-01-23 23:01:36

At the World Economic Forum, Key Partners Share “Achievement Roadmap” to Save at Least 2.2 Million At-Risk Children’s Lives in 2015 Davos, Switzerland (PRWEB) January 23, 2014 At an event at the World Economic Forum, key advocates for achieving the health-related Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) presented a 700 day Achievement Roadmap to save the needed 2.2 million children’s lives to reach the global child health MDG by the December 31, 2015 deadline. This roadmap is in...

2014-01-20 16:21:12

BAGHDAD, January 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Iraq National Tribes Council, in coordination with a variety of national organizations, is campaigning to petition the Iraqi government to redress the humanitarian crisis facing Iranian exiles in Baghdad's Camp Liberty. The petition condemns the criminal attacks that government forces have launched against the People's Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/Mek), which is temporarily housed in Camp Liberty. It also calls for UN...

2014-01-15 23:01:04

Julian Omidi and Dr. Michael Omidi, cofounders of No More Poverty, are pleased with recent accomplishments of the United Nations and its government and organizational partners in helping the world’s poor. (PRWEB) January 15, 2014 In 2000 the United Nations introduced goals for international social and economic development and the 2013 status report tells of great progress toward achieving these goals. No More Poverty and cofounders Julian Omidi and Dr. Michael Omidi are delighted with...

2014-01-15 14:19:08

Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists: It is still 5 minutes to midnight and much too close to doomsday The Science and Security Board of the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists today called on the United States and Russia to restart negotiations on reducing their nuclear arsenals, to lower alert levels for their nuclear weapons, and to scrap their missile defense programs. The Board also implored world leaders to take immediate action to combat climate change as it announced that the minute hand...

2014-01-09 16:26:04

ROME, Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- During meetings this week in Rome, Mississippi State University officials formally broadened a 2010 agreement to work together with the United Nation's Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) on initiatives to address world hunger and poverty. MSU President Mark E. Keenum and FAO Deputy Director General Daniel Gustafson signed a memorandum of understanding that expands the 2010 foundation for collaborations focusing most immediately on...

2014-01-08 12:30:02

Known as a "Change Agent", Osborne brings 26 years of experience in international intelligence to save victim of child abuse. WASHINGTON and GENEVA, Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dr. Ariel King, President and Chair of the Ariana-Leilani Children's Foundation International, an internationally recognized advocate for children's human rights, announced today that Mr. Leutrell M. Osborne, Sr., agreed to serve as the Vice-Chair of the Foundation's Board of Directors. Mr....

2014-01-08 08:30:11

Company's commitment to U.N. Women's Empowerment Principles helps guide global environmental sustainability work BATTLE CREEK, Mich., Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tweetable Highlights: -- @KelloggCompany sustainability includes focus on smallholder and women farmers worldwide w/ @CIMMYT, @CARE, @WEPrinciples -- @KelloggCompany supports U.N. Women Empowerment Principles to support women in the workplace, marketplace and community #WEPs -- Empowering women is...

2014-01-07 12:32:02

Marvell's robust G.hn chipset enables high-speed and powerful connectivity to multimedia HD content SANTA CLARA, Calif. and LAS VEGAS, Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Marvell (Nasdaq: MRVL), a worldwide leader in integrated silicon solutions, today announced that Blu-Castle has selected Marvell's award-winning and HomeGrid Forum-certified G.hn chipset to power its products for the Connected Home. Blu-Castle, a leading supplier of residential and business telecommunications equipment, joins the...

2014-01-07 08:38:28

Marvell's robust G.hn chipset enables high-speed and powerful connectivity to multimedia HD content SANTA CLARA, Calif. and LAS VEGAS, Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Marvell (Nasdaq: MRVL), a worldwide leader in integrated silicon solutions, today announced that Blu-Castle has selected Marvell's award-winning and HomeGrid Forum-certified G.hn chipset to power its products for the Connected Home. Blu-Castle, a leading supplier of residential and business telecommunications equipment, joins the...

2013-12-23 23:21:47

Moon Express' privately funded space telescope will be launched to the Moon in a pioneering experiment to democratize access to space exploration. Bellevue, WA (PRWEB) December 23, 2013 The ILO-X telescope uses innovative optical and imaging technology, combined with advanced software and micro-miniaturized electronics. The result is with a device the same size as a large shoe box which weighs around 5 pounds which is capable of delivering deep space pictures of objects inside and...


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Earth Day
2012-04-23 12:12:49

Earth Day is a day early each year on which events are held to increase awareness and appreciation of the Earth’s natural environment. It is now coordinated worldwide through the Earth Day Network, founded by Dennis Hayes, and is celebrated in more than 175 countries every year. The United Nations designated April 22 as International Mother Earth Day in 2009, and will continue to be held each year on April 22 through at least 2015. The name and concept of Earth Day was allegedly...

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