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2013-10-29 12:32:51

Bankers without Borders to award end-to-end volunteer management technology solution to 5 organizations with promising volunteer initiatives. WASHINGTON, Oct. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As part of its 5th Anniversary celebration, Bankers without Borders®, a Grameen Foundation initiative, announced the launch of the High Five Skillanthropy Giveaway Competition. Organizations with promising volunteer initiatives will vie for the Skillanthropy Technology Solution, Bankers...

2013-10-23 23:19:23

Aviation Performance Solutions (APS) and International Development of Technology (IDT) announce a new upset prevention and recovery training (UPRT) application for iPad specifically designed for airline and business jet operators. This academic app comprehensively delivers industry-endorsed UPRT knowledge to help mitigate loss of control in-flight (LOC-I), the leading cause of the crash-related fatalities in commercial aviation worldwide over the past 10 years. Mesa, Arizona (PRWEB)...

2013-10-15 12:04:57

Democracy aid can contribute to change, but only marginally and only under certain conditions. This is the conclusion of a new doctoral thesis from the University of Gothenburg. Since the early 1990s, democracy and human rights have become increasingly important in the field of international development assistance. Democracy aid includes, for example, support to political parties, parliaments, election authorities, ombudsman offices and civil society organizations promoting human rights....

2013-10-11 08:21:36

IMF Celebrated by The American Lawyer Magazine at New York Reception NEW YORK, Oct. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Bentham IMF, the U.S. arm of IMF (Australia) Ltd, the world's first and most successful litigation finance company, announced that The American Lawyer will honor IMF among the "The Top 50 Big Law Innovators of the Last 50 Years." A special reception was held yesterday evening in Manhattan. Representing Australia-based IMF founders Hugh McLernon and John Walker at the New...

2013-10-08 08:34:03

For the first time, a technology company takes part in this event DALLAS, Oct. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Trend Micro (TYO: 4704; TSE: 4704), a pioneer in security software and solutions, today announced Tom Kellermann, the company's vice president of cyber security, will serve as a panelist at the 2013 World Bank Group (WBG) - International Monetary Fund (IMF) Annual Meetings. The session, "Dealing with the Challenges of an Unregulated Virtual Economy," seeks to bring global awareness...

2013-10-08 08:22:25

To fund $90 million investment plan through 2015 RIO DE JANEIRO, Oct. 8. 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Neogas of Brazil, a leading provider of natural gas logistics services to energy consumers without access to a natural gas pipeline, with existing operations in Brazil, Peru, Mexico and Colombia, has completed a growth investment fundraising of $20 million with IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, and the IFC African, Latin American and Caribbean Fund, LP ("ALAC") "We are delighted...

2013-09-29 04:20:14

PUTRAJAYA, Malaysia, Sept. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The World Marketing Summit Malaysia 2013 kicked off today with global marketing experts sharing the view that marketing in the 21(st) century requires a new partnership between government, enterprise and civil society, focused on creating and sharing prosperity. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130929/HK88382 ) Dr Fahim Kibria, Secretary General and Chief Marketing Officer of World Marketing Summit Group, delivered a...

2013-09-26 11:53:57

Many families struggle to afford basic non-food household goods, such as personal care, household, and baby-care products, according to a new nationwide Feed America study that benefited from assistance from the University of Illinois Family Resiliency Center (FRC). "The study found that these families often make trade-offs with other living expenses and employ coping strategies in an effort to secure such essential household items as toilet paper, toothpaste, soap, or disposable diapers,"...

2013-09-25 23:03:04

“Got Skills” is a program of LifeWorks Counseling. LifeWorks Counseling was created by two compassionate, goal-oriented counselors who joined forces: Gina M. Unger, LCSW, and Ingrid E. Burke, LCSW. Nutley, NJ (PRWEB) September 25, 2013 A 10-week group session to help teen boys navigate today’s world and improve their ability to make friends, reduce fights and communicate better with family and teachers begins a new session. The new group begins on October 18. The session follows a...

2013-09-23 20:22:31

NEW YORK, September 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- - Since the MDGs' launch, many notable health successes resulted from coordinated actions by many contributors from public and private sectors and civil society. - Pharmaceutical companies lead over 220 partnerships to strengthen health systems and improve peoples' health in low- and middle-income countries. - Research-based pharmaceutical industry's contributions to...