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2013-06-14 23:04:55

The Women´s Board of Wolfson Children´s Hospital announces the 2013-2014 Florida Forum lineup, featuring former British Prime Minister Tony Blair, bestselling author Michael Lewis and former Florida Governor Jeb Bush. Jacksonville, FL (PRWEB) June 14, 2013 The 2013-2014 Florida Forum speaker series, produced by The Women´s Board of Wolfson Children´s Hospital to benefit the Pediatric Surgery Center of Distinction and additional vital needs at Wolfson Children´s,...

2012-01-25 18:30:00

Mission Essential Personnel, LLC (MEP) coordinated with the National Council on US-Arab Relations (NCUSAR) to host “Afternoon Tea and a Conversation with Mrs. Cherie Blair” yesterday at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center. The event was attended by representatives from government, academia, non-profit groups, industry, and several foreign nations, including the ambassadors from Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Libya, and Tunisia. Washington, DC (PRWEB) January 25, 2012...

2011-03-02 07:00:00

Blair recognized for international advocacy of women's education CHITTAGONG, Bangladesh, March 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Asian University for Women (AUW) is pleased to announce the appointment of Cherie Blair, a leading international lawyer, human rights advocate, and the wife of the former British Prime Minister Tony Blair, as the first Chancellor of the three-year old University. Kamal Ahmad, Chief Executive Officer of AUW, first made the announcement during the opening...

2011-02-24 11:21:00

SEATTLE, Feb. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The CMBS market is making a comeback, although there are caveats, according to the Spring 2011 issue of Knowledge Leader, the official publication of Colliers International. In addition, Knowledge Leader presents nonprofit sector innovations, a key SIOR scholarship program and a feature on the global influence of former British Prime Minister Tony Blair. Produced three times annually, Knowledge Leader includes an executive roundtable focused on the...

2010-10-26 08:50:00

-- 'An Evening with Tony Blair' to feature Charlie Rose in conversation with Tony Blair on the Challenges and Opportunities in this Increasingly Globalized World -- SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The fall gala season will hit a high note in a matter of weeks when PBS host and 60 Minutes contributing correspondent Charlie Rose conducts a fireside chat with renowned world leader and Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair in downtown San Francisco. This high-profile...

2010-02-20 15:30:00

ABUJA, Nigeria, Feb. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This afternoon Tony Blair participated in the work of the largest Muslim-Christian alliance in Africa led by the Nigerian Inter-Faith Action Association (NIFAA), with funding support from the Nigerian government, the World Bank, the Center for Interfaith Action on Global Poverty (CIFA), and other international funders. He also met with Sultan of Sokoto Muhammed Sa'adu Abubakar III, the Sultan of Sokoto and Catholic Archbishop of Abuja,...

2009-09-22 19:00:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair wants world leaders meeting this week at the UN to know that by reducing global warming they could be creating 10 million new green jobs - potentially some of them will be on Wall Street. On 13 October, leading energy and commodity traders and brokers along with financial software experts will meet in New York to discuss the impact and implementation of carbon trading in the US. At the panel debate titled, "Is...

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2009-09-02 17:00:51

Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair has agreed to make his first visit to the Late Show with David Letterman, CBS announced Wednesday. Blair will be the guest on Tuesday's edition of the late-night chat show. Prime minister of Britain from 1997 to 2007, Blair has since started the Tony Blair Faith Foundation, which promotes respect and understanding between the major religions and makes the case for faith as a force for good in the modern world, CBS noted in a release. Also, next week...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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