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2011-11-04 09:36:00

Equatorial Guinea Plays Important Role for Africa at Economic Conference CANNES, France, Nov. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In the second day of G20 economic talks, President Obiang Nguema Mbasogo of Equatorial Guinea represented the priorities of the African Union. He stressed the need to take into account the requirements of developing emerging economies while emphasizing that Africa can be a part of a global solution to the tenuous world economy. "The G20 must work with...

2011-11-04 11:55:00

Teodoro Nguema Obiang Mangue also Leads Constitutional Reform Campaign Efforts MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, Nov. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Equatorial Guinea Minister of Agriculture and Forestry Teodoro Nguema Obiang Mangue focused attention today on growing and reinforcing the agriculture sector in Equatorial Guinea through economic development and coordination on the world stage. He also acknowledged government leaders from around the world who took part in an agricultural working...

2011-11-03 10:30:00

Report Highlights Role of Innovation in Expanding Development Resources for the Future CANNES, France, Nov. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a report about financing for development delivered today at the G20 Summit, Bill Gates, co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, urged leaders to commit to increasing the pool of resources dedicated to development or risk causing irreparable damage to the livelihoods of millions of the poorest people. Underlying these...

2011-11-03 08:39:00

CANNES, France, Nov. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- African Union Chairman Obiang Nguema Mbasogo called today on the world's leaders gathering in Cannes, France, for the G20 Summit to pay more attention to Africa and recognize the continent's economic potential. "The G20 is a great opportunity to show the top Heads of State how we, as a united continent, are working toward progress and development," said President Obiang. "The Summit attendees need to pay closer attention to our...

2011-06-28 00:00:31

Mr. Bechetoille chosen from field of 700 to represent France at annual meeting, being held in advance of meeting of G20 nations. Paris, France (PRWEB) June 27, 2011 Qosmos (http://www.qosmos.com) today announced that its CEO, Thibaut Bechetoille, has been named as a delegate to represent France at the G20 Young Entrepreneurs Summit (G20 YES) to be held October 31-November 2, 2011. The annual G20 YES will be held this year in Nice, France, in advance of the G20 meeting in Cannes. The G20 YES...

2011-04-14 07:00:00

PARIS and CAMBRIDGE, Mass., April 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Council on Global Financial Regulation (Council) today issued its initial report titled "Practical Measures for Enhancing International Financial Regulatory Coordination". The Report calls on G20 governments and related financial regulatory authorities and international bodies to enhance the existing process of international financial regulatory coordination. Most particularly, the Council recommends new steps to bolster...

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2011-03-07 09:25:00

Hackers using internet addresses from China have prompted the French finance ministry to turn off 10,000 computers, officials told reporters on Monday. Apparently the hackers were hunting for documents relating to the Group of 20 (G20) consisting of developed and developing nations, which this year is led by France, said Budget Minister Francois Baroin. "We have leads," he told Europe 1 radio. The December attacks on the finance ministry computers, have forced the ministry to "significantly...

2011-03-04 12:57:00

NUREMBERG, Germany, March 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- EMBEDDED WORLD -- MEN Micro Inc., a world-renowned provider of embedded computing and I/O solutions for mission-critical industrial, mobile and harsh environment applications, has released the G20, its first single-board computer (SBC) based on the newly ratified PICMG CPCI-S.0 CompactPCI Serial specification announced at Embedded World 2011. The G20 uses the extremely fast 64-bit Intel Core i7 with a base processing speed of 2.53 GHz that...

2011-02-14 09:59:00

DAKAR, Senegal, February 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On the initiative of President Abdoulaye Wade, Senegal is organizing the second edition of the International Dakar Agricultural Forum on 18th and 19th April 2011 at the Meridien President Hotel in Dakar. A month before the G20 agricultural meetings, heads of state, ministers, farmers and experts from across the globe will meet in Dakar to discuss regulation and global agricultural governance. The event is organized in...

2010-12-10 09:29:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 10, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- See video from PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP at: http://www.thenewsmarket.com/Newsroom/StoryDetails.aspx?GUID=87a0441a-5f4d-4983-b062-fe2bf489b53a According to new analysis by PwC, Brazil and India have an early head start in what could be a green growth race between G20 nations. The PwC Low Carbon Economy Index analyses the G20 against a low carbon economy model, combining both GDP and emissions growth rates. The analysis assessed G20 achievements...