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2014-09-09 23:09:24

The gift will enhance communications capabilities of humanitarian groups involved in outbreak relief Sarasota, FL (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 The Patterson Foundation has contributed a $40,000 gift to its international partner NetHope to support the organization’s member agencies with information communications technology to better coordinate relief efforts during the Ebola virus outbreak in West Africa. NetHope partners with global leaders in technology and philanthropy – including...

2014-08-12 12:29:26

SAGE Publications Celebrity promotion of charities is ineffective at raising awareness, but can make the stars more popular with the public, new research says. According to journal articles by three UK academics, "the ability of celebrity and advocacy to reach people is limited" and celebrities are "generally ineffective" at encouraging people to care about "distant suffering". The research, by Professor Dan Brockington, of The University of Manchester, Professor Spensor Henson,...

2014-08-11 08:26:00

LONDON, August 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Citizens' Rights Watch, or "The Citizens", was recently incorporated in London under UK law with incorporation number 9162648 of 2014, with headquarters in London. The new organization is an independent, non-governmental, non-profit, and goal-oriented organization devoted to the protection of human rights and working to end human rights abuses. The Citizens' primary concern is to promote and protect internationally recognized human...

2014-05-30 23:03:23

LTT Global, a global pioneer in mobile learning, celebrates its anniversary of its launch of global CSR initiative to create awareness, enhances accessibility to online education and strengthens collaborative partnerships. As a digital company, MMU has rapidly expanded its learning partners in providing access to thousands of digital resources, courses, videos, e-Books, and interactive programs in the education sector, thus empowering individuals and organizations alike. Washington, DC...

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...

2014-04-17 23:11:51

VolunteerMatch, the web's largest volunteer engagement network, and TechSoup Global, the international network that leverages technology to help build the capacity of non-governmental organizations (NGOs), announced today a collaboration to increase social impact across the globe. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 VolunteerMatch, the web's largest volunteer engagement network, and TechSoup Global, the international network that leverages technology to help build the...

2014-03-10 08:35:38

ARLINGTON, Va., March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Guardian, the international security and emergency evacuation firm has added Haiti to the list of countries where it provides personnel tracking, emergency response, security, medical support, and evacuation services. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140310/PH79494LOGO "We've had a large demand for personnel tracking and emergency response services from both non-governmental aid organizations and religious groups who are...

2014-02-25 04:21:06

Representatives from Greece and Turkey participating at the EU-funded Mare Nostrum Project partners' meeting vow to cooperate to improve ICZM cooperation ALEXANDROUPOLIS, Greece, February 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Representatives of local authorities and NGOs from Greece and Turkey called for cross-border cooperation on Integrated Coastal Zone Management (ICZM) and other urban and environmental issues common to both sides. The EU-funded Mare Nostrum Project...

2014-01-23 12:23:56

GENEVA, Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Non-governmental Organizations (NGOs) from around the world welcomed the adoption of a new resolution by the World Health Organization's Executive Board (WHO EB), agreeing to both endorse and lend support for countries to address the health-related aspects of the new Minamata Convention on Mercury. They also applauded WHO for encouraging governments to "promptly sign, ratify and implement" the Convention. "Prompt ratification...

2014-01-08 23:20:31

Goldman Sachs, Coke exemplify innovation in assisting women with capital, management skills, and networks. Boston, MA (PRWEB) January 08, 2014 In a just released paper, The Global Push to Unlock the Potential of Women Entrepreneurs, The Bridgespan Group discusses the efforts of corporations, NGOs and Philanthropies and financial institutions to help support women-owned small and midsized enterprises. According to Bridgespan Partner Jeri Eckhart Queenan, a co-author of the paper, “While...


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malpais
  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
'Malpais' translates from Spanish as 'bad land.'