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2014-05-16 16:24:54

Bringing Canada's perspective to global health challenges like maternal and child health OTTAWA, May 16, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health, will be in Geneva next week to participate in the 67(th) World Health Assembly (WHA). The WHA is an opportunity for World Health Organization Member States to discuss proposals to address global health challenges, review progress and share information. Minister Ambrose will deliver a statement to the plenary on...

2014-05-07 23:12:05

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) has won a total of 11 prizes for its multi-faceted innovations presented in the 42nd International Exhibition of Inventions of Geneva. (PRWEB) May 07, 2014 This year, PolyU researchers have won one Grand Prize, one Special Gold Medal, three Special Awards, four Gold Medals and two Silver Medals in the international event. The winning projects were presented at a press conference hosted by Mr Nicholas W. Yang, Executive Vice President of the...

2014-05-07 08:23:51

Environmental protection: WNO Treaty enters into force. WNO as a new permanent negotiation platform for old challenges GENEVA, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For four years, states keenly supported the initiative for establishing the World Nature Organization (WNO). Now, the intergovernmental organization has been founded and the WNO treaty enters into force. Geneva- Emerging and developing countries, already suffering the consequences of global warming, climate change and other...

2014-05-06 16:27:02

"In the spirit of the committee's requirements about impartiality of members, Chairman Grossman's and Vice Chairwoman Gaer's hostility toward Catholics and people of faith who are pro-life impugn the reputation and purpose of the committee."- Ashley McGuire, Catholic Voices USA Advisory Board Member- GENEVA, Switzerland, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Catholic Voices USA today charged that UN Committee Against Torture Chair Claudio Grossman and Vice Chair Felice Gaer are...

2014-04-28 08:36:44

Blackphones start shipping to customers in June, fulfilling massive worldwide demand for a high-performance smartphone with unparalleled mobile privacy and security. GENEVA, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SGP Technologies SA, the Switzerland-based joint venture of Silent Circle and Geeksphone behind Blackphone, announced today that it has selected the NVIDIA Tegra 4i mobile processor to power Blackphone, giving users unmatched mobile performance and - with SGP's PrivatOS suite of...

2014-04-24 08:35:54

TEOXANE Acquires Exclusive European Sub-License to ALPHAEON's Advanced Neuromodulator, EVOSYAL(TM) NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ALPHAEON Corporation, a leader in lifestyle healthcare and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Strathspey Crown Holdings LLC, announced today a significant expansion of its partnership with Geneva-based TEOXANE Laboratories. Under terms of the agreement, TEOXANE will become the exclusive licensor and distributor of ALPHAEON's advanced...

2014-04-11 23:25:13

AdBicy®, the ultimate mobile advertising billboard invented by BizzOnWheels.com, won the Gold Medal at the International Exhibition of Inventions of Geneva and has also been awarded by OSIM, The State Office for Inventions and Trademarks in Romania together with a Special Prize award from the Ministry of National Education. Romania (PRWEB) April 11, 2014 After attending the International Exhibition of Inventions of Geneva, in April 2014, Ovidiu Teofanescu from Romania, won the gold...

2014-03-31 08:23:37

GENEVA, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- We are delighted to announce that MMTC-PAMP India Pvt. Ltd, has been awarded ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 certifications by QS Zuerich AG, a world-renowned certification body. MMTC-PAMP India Pvt. Ltd. is a joint venture between PAMP SA Switzerland and MMTC Limited, a Government of India Undertaking. The certification was delivered in the second year of business operations, which is a remarkable achievement. This the more...

2014-03-27 08:37:19

The joint-venture will: GENEVA and SAO PAULO, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Copersucar and Cargill announced today an agreement to combine their global sugar trading activities into a new joint venture that will originate, commercialize and trade raw and white sugar. The joint venture, in which both Copersucar and Cargill will own a 50-percent stake, will have a global footprint. The joint venture will build on the capabilities of both companies with the intent of increasing...

2014-03-18 08:22:39

HOUSTON, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Arbis LLP and Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP are pleased to announce that they have combined to create a premier global energy practice with significant depth and experience advising on physical and derivative commodity trading transactions and disputes. "We are delighted to join forces with Sutherland," said London Co-Partner-in-Charge Paul Sinnott. "Together, we now have a strong presence in London, Geneva and Houston, where many of...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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