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2014-09-11 08:26:42

TORONTO, Sept. 11, 2014 /CNW/ - Canada's leading media development organization, Journalists for Human Rights, has launched a new project to train journalists and journalism students in South Sudan, the world's newest country. The two-year project will see Journalists for Human Rights trainers working alongside South Sudanese journalists to help strengthen media and increase reporting on human rights issues. "It's the first time that a project has actually brought together all of...

2014-08-26 08:30:42

- Only Hemophilia A Therapy to Provide Bleeding Protection with Prophylactic Regimens of Either Every Three to Five Days or Once-Weekly Infusions - MISSISSAUGA, ON, Aug. 26, 2014 /CNW/ - Today Biogen Idec (NASDAQ: BIIB) announces that Health Canada has approved ELOCTATE(TM) [Antihemophilic Factor (Recombinant BDD), Fc Fusion Protein] for the control and prevention of bleeding episodes and routine prophylaxis in adults and children aged 12 and older with hemophilia A.(1) ELOCTATE is...

2014-08-25 23:04:06

The first half of Proceedings of the IEEE's special two-part issue on energy storage covers batteries and electrochemical storage technology, battery management systems, and power electronics and power conversion systems. The second half focuses on aspects related to the integration of energy storage in the electricity market, market issues, and strategic and regulatory issues for large- scale deployment. Piscataway, N.J. (PRWEB) August 25, 2014 The importance of energy storage across...

2014-08-19 23:12:13

Security Expert Ray Potter Will Present Insights This Week in Santa Clara Palo Alto, CA (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 SafeLogic, the company re-inventing how encryption is delivered, is proud to announce that Ray Potter, CEO and co-founder, will speak at the IEEE Wearable Technology Exposition this week in Santa Clara. IEEE, the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, is the world’s largest technical professional association. The trade group has grown by leaps and bounds since...

2014-07-29 08:26:17

LOS ALAMITOS, Calif., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Three IEEE societies and the Indian Electrical & Electronics Manufacturers' Association (IEEMA) will co-sponsor the IEEE-IEEMA INTELECT Conference & Exposition from 22-24 January 2015 at the Bombay Exhibition Centre in Mumbai, India. The conference theme is Smart Electricity for Emerging Markets, and the exposition will focus on the connected intelligence in the Electricity of Things. IEEE Computer Society, IEEE...

2014-07-25 16:21:47

WASHINGTON, July 25 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Veronika Rabl, chair of the IEEE-USA Energy Policy Committee, will participate in the "Late Breaking News: Energy Policy" panel session at the IEEE Power & Energy Society General Meeting on Tuesday 29 July. The session, at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center in National Harbor, Md., will run from 8 a.m. to noon in Potomac C. Jeffrey Nelson, P.E., a project development manager for the Tennessee Valley Authority, will...

2014-07-02 20:20:51

WASHINGTON, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- UL Environment will participate as a gold patron in the second IEEE Conference on Technologies for Sustainability (SusTech), 24-26 July at the DoubleTree by Hilton Portland (Ore.). UL Environment works to advance global sustainability, environmental health, and safety by supporting the growth and development of environmentally preferable products, services and organizations. "UL is thrilled to support IEEE's 2014 SusTech...

2014-06-30 12:32:40

Dr. Kouchner to be Honored by Biopharmaceutical Leaders at The Prix Galien USA Award Ceremony on October 28th in New York City NEW YORK, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Galien Awards Committee announced today that Doctors Without Borders founder Bernard Kouchner, MD, humanitarian, physician, and former French Foreign Minister, will receive the 2014 Pro Bono Humanum Award at the eighth annual Prix Galien USA Awards ceremony. The Pro Bono Humanum Award recognizes ground-breaking...

2014-06-24 12:25:43

TORONTO, June 24, 2014 /CNW/ - The conviction of Al Jazeera English Cairo Bureau Chief Mohamed Fahmy, on unfounded terror-related charges, strikes at the heart of freedom of expression in Egypt and raises troubling questions about the country's lack of judicial independence, said PEN Canada today. Fahmy, a Canadian-Egyptian journalist, was arrested in December 2013 along with colleagues Peter Greste and Baher Mohamed. After six weeks of detention without charges, they were brought...

2014-06-23 08:26:25

CHICO, Calif., June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Offered the chance to become a Sam Walton Fellow for Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE, today rebranded as Enactus), Dr. Curtis L. DeBerg saw an opportunity to engage university students with real-world challenges. SIFE was a corporate sponsored organization that brought together students and faculty internationally to present the results of their efforts to teach others about free enterprise and government austerity. How High Is Up?...


Latest International nongovernmental organizations Reference Libraries

IEEE Software
2012-04-29 20:53:48

IEEE Software is a bimonthly-published broad-based practitioner-oriented magazine of the IEEE Computer Society. Established in 1983, it targets software professionals, including business analysts, requirements engineers, designers, architects, developers, process improvement experts, testers, quality engineers, and project managers. It features peer-reviewed articles, special focus sections, regular columns, technology news, experience reports, and opinion pieces. Topics covered in IEEE...

IEEE Micro
2012-04-29 20:49:22

IEEE Micro is a bimonthly-published broad-based practitioner-oriented magazine of the IEEE Computer Society. Established in 1980, IEEE Micro targets small system and semiconductor chip professionals, including electronic engineers, designers, architects, developers, process improvement experts, testers, quality engineers, and project managers. It features peer-reviewed articles, special focus sections, regular columns by prominent authors, technology news, experience reports, and opinion...

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