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2013-01-04 05:01:02

Brandon Brice, a Howard University graduate in International Business Management followed with a MS in Global Affairs from the School of International and Public Affairs, University of Columbia, talked about the political influence in American urban education system in a very recent post in Hiphop Republican. New York, NY (PRWEB) January 03, 2013 In a very recent post in Hiphop Republican, Brandon Brice talked about the political influence in American urban education system. In a very...

2011-10-07 16:00:00

UN Foundation welcomes latest study as crucial to the conversation about the worldâs 515 million girls aged 10-19 Washington, DC and London (PRWEB) October 07, 2011 The UN Foundation today welcomed the release by the Chicago Council on Global Affairs of Girls Grow: A Vital Force in Rural Economies. âœThis report highlights the critical need to invest in the health, education and well-being of adolescent girls living in rural economies...

2011-05-24 07:30:00

Significant Progress Achieved But Hard Work Lies Ahead; Symposium Features Bill Gates, Rajiv Shah and Tom Vilsack as Keynotes Washington, D.C. WASHINGTON, May 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Significant U.S. achievements since 2008 lay a solid foundation to accomplish global food security objectives, according to the conclusions of a report assessing U.S. government progress to alleviate global hunger through agricultural development. The report states that continued, long-term...

2010-12-03 12:59:00

TEMPE, Ariz., Dec. 3, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Kristin K. Mayes, an Arizona Corporation Commissioner who has helped Arizona become a national model for energy innovation, has been chosen to head the new Program on Law and Sustainability at the Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law at Arizona State University. Mayes will serve as Professor of Practice and Faculty Director of the new program, created in partnership with ASU's Global Institute of Sustainability, where Mayes will be Senior...

2010-10-04 12:30:00

CHICAGO, Oct. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- New York, London, Tokyo and Paris are the world's top global cities according to the 2010 Global Cities Index from global management consulting firm A.T. Kearney, The Chicago Council on Global Affairs, and Foreign Policy magazine. Since the first Global Cities Index was published in 2008, the world has experienced a financial tsunami, but the top-ranked cities have ridden this wave with much less damage than doomsayers predicted. 2010 Most Global...

2010-04-06 07:50:34

The Information Warfare Monitor (Citizen Lab, Munk School of Global Affairs, University of Toronto and the SecDev Group, Ottawa) and the Shadowserver Foundation announce the release of Shadows in the Cloud: An investigation into cyber espionage 2.0. The report documents a complex ecosystem of cyber espionage that systematically targeted and compromised computer systems in India, the Offices of the Dalai Lama, the United Nations, and several other countries. Members of the research team are...

2010-03-18 10:21:00

CHICAGO, March 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Chicago Council on Global Affairs released a report today that says the rural Midwest must "move past silos and smokestacks" to reinvent itself and compete in the global economy. The report calls on towns and counties, competing with each other for industry and manufacturing jobs and investments, to join forces to spur innovation and entrepreneurship. The report was released as the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Rural Development...

2009-11-12 10:00:00

CHICAGO, Nov. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Chicago Council on Global Affairs on Monday launched a new Web site, globalmidwest.org , and blog, The Midwesterner, to connect individuals in the Midwest who are developing regional responses to today's global challenges. Part of the Council's Global Midwest Initiative, the site includes a calendar of events, links to critical reports covering global issues affecting the Midwest, and a database of experts and organizations undertaking work on...

2009-10-20 13:30:00

CHICAGO, Oct. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- CARE is pleased to announce that Dr. Helene Gayle, CARE President and CEO, is the keynote speaker at the inaugural event of the new Chicago Council on Global Affair's leadership series "The Women and Global Development Forum." The forum was developed to engage Chicagoans in learning more about the vital role of women in development around the world. "As a leader in the movement to empower women and girls as a means of fighting global poverty, we are...


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'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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