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2013-06-07 23:01:53

Leadership Team Appointed for the United Nations Special Envoy Office and MDG Health Alliance. Suprotik Basu to serve as CEO, David Alport to serve as SVP Communications New York, NY (PRWEB) June 07, 2013 Ray Chambers, the United Nations Secretary-General´s Special Envoy for Financing the Health Millennium Development Goals and for Malaria and the Chairman of the MDG Health Alliance — today announced two senior staff appointments. Suprotik Basu, who has served as Managing...

2013-05-29 23:22:10

Zainab Salbi (Women for Women International), Betty Mwangi-Thuo (Safaricom), and 26 other highly respected, experienced specialists from 11 countries around the world will use their expertise and networks to contribute to the success of the 2013 Microcredit Summit: Partnerships against Poverty, a microfinance conference in Manila, Philippines, this October 9-11, 2013. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) May 29, 2013 The Microcredit Summit Campaign today announced the composition of the Advisory...


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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