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2014-02-24 08:24:50

Mobile Ecosystem Players Collaborate to Deliver Seamless, Secure Mobile Identity Services for Consumers BARCELONA, Spain, Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The GSMA today announced the launch of a collaborative initiative, supported by leading mobile operators including Axiata Group Berhad, China Mobile, China Telecom, Etisalat, KDDI, Ooredoo, Orange, Tata Teleservices, Telefonica, Telenor, Telstra and VimpelCom, to develop an innovative new service that will allow consumers to securely...

2013-09-17 04:20:26

JAKARTA, Indonesia, Sept.17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Chairman of the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) Council Lars Lokke Rasmussen, GGGI Council Member Indonesia Vice Minister of National Development Planning Lukita Dinarsyah Tuwo, GGGI Director-General Howard Bamsey, Country Representative for GGGI Indonesia Anna van Paddenburg and Danish Ambassador to Indonesia Martin Bille Hermann met with Indonesian Vice-President Boediono accompanied by Head of Presidential Unit for Development...

2013-08-20 12:25:37

Kamil Idris of Sudan, a well-known lawyer, seasoned economist and international representative, has been named the Director General of WIPO. KHARTOUM, Sudan, Aug. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- As a lawyer, Kamil Idris of Sudan is intimately acquainted with the challenge of regulating ownership of intellectual property. Within individual states, laws regarding intellectual property vary and are often attached to other laws and regulations. Kamil Idris of Sudan knows that this...

2013-03-13 23:01:30

Terry Stewart, Managing Partner of Stewart and Stewart urges domestic companies, workers and communities that depend on trade remedies to use the WTO´s Director-General selection process; restore neutrality Washington, DC (PRWEB) March 13, 2013 Following a review of the cases filed at the World Trade Organization (WTO) since its inception, an international trade lawyer is urging domestic companies, workers and communities that depend on trade remedies to use the WTO´s...

2012-10-31 11:20:25

WASHINGTON, Oct. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A world-class line up of speakers and industry leaders will share their insights and lead energetic discussions on the current state and future promise of air traffic management at World ATM Congress. The event is the only international gathering of the leading Air Navigation Service Providers (ANSPs) from around the world in a unique forum for collaborative dialogue of key players across the entire global ATM industry. (Logo:...

2012-05-17 10:25:33

BOSTON and HONG KONG, May 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Ventac Partners and the Guangzhou Institute of Biomedicine and Health, Chinese Academy of Sciences (GIBH) today announced the creation of CASiGEN Pharma Ltd. (CASiGEN) to bring new treatments for diabetes and other metabolic disorders to the global market. CASiGEN received a world-wide exclusive license from GIBH that gives it access to new drug candidates addressing unmet medical needs in this field. CASiGEN is currently seeking...

2011-12-22 19:52:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AJC welcomed the decision by UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova to cut off the international organization's funding of Zayzafuna, a children's magazine filled with anti-Semitic material that is produced and distributed in the Palestinian Authority. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100816/AJCLOGO ) AJC leaders, who have met with Bokova at UNESCO headquarters in Paris, as well as in New York and Washington, contacted her...

2011-12-12 13:00:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- UNESCO Director General Irina Bokova will speak at a National Press Club Newsmaker press conference at 9:00 a.m. Friday, December 16, in the Zenger Room of the National Press Building, 529 14th St., N.W., Washington, D.C. (Logo: <font size="2" face="Arial">http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080917/NPCLOGO</font>) Three days after raising of the flag of Palestine in a ceremony at UNESCO headquarters in Paris, the Director...

2011-11-02 10:01:00

DFW one of only 14 airports worldwide, 4 in North America inducted into ACI "Director General's Roll of Excellence" MARRAKECH, Morocco, Nov. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW) International Airport last night earned global honors for its sustained excellence in customer service. DFW became one of the first 14 airports in the world named to the Airports Council International (ACI) Director General's Roll of Excellence, which recognizes airports that have ranked...

Image 1 - ESO And Chile Sign Agreement On E-ELT
2011-10-14 04:38:38

[ Watch the Video ] At a ceremony Thursday in Santiago, Chile the Chilean Minister of Foreign Affairs, Alfredo Moreno and ESO´s Director General, Tim de Zeeuw, signed an agreement regarding the European Extremely Large Telescope. This agreement between ESO and the Chilean government includes the donation of land for the telescope, as well as a long-term concession to establish a protected area around it, and support from the Chilean government for the establishment of the E-ELT....