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2014-06-20 23:05:23

MazikGlobal partners with UNESCO to establish an online platform for Entrepreneurial Education. Chicago, Il (PRWEB) June 20, 2014 Today, Sid Siddiqui, President of MazikGlobal, Inc. announced that MazikGlobal and UNESCO Bangkok have delivered a new Entrepreneurship Education platform to promote collaboration and communication. Young adult unemployment and long term employment prospects are major issues in the Asia Pacific region where young adults are three to five times more likely to be...

2014-06-16 23:02:09

President Anote Tong of Kiribati announces the closure of the Phoenix Islands Protected Area, the largest and deepest UNESCO World Heritage site, to commercial fishing at the U.S. State Department ‘Our Ocean’ Conference. Tarawa, Kiribati/ Boston/Arlington, VA (PRWEB) June 16, 2014 In his opening remarks today at the U.S. State Department led-Our Ocean Conference hosted by U.S. Secretary of State John F. Kerry in Washington, D.C., President Anote Tong of the Republic of Kiribati...

2014-06-16 08:20:28

Award-Winning Cruise Line to Host Experts, Create Excursions, Support Efforts SEATTLE, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ultra-luxury, small-ship cruise operator Seabourn has signed an agreement with the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) in a unique alliance to help protect World Heritage. The partnership is being created to foster wider support and understanding in the travel industry and among travelers for UNESCO's mission of identifying, safeguarding...

2014-06-10 20:21:13

LONDON, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SOCO International plc (SOCO) has agreed with WWF in a joint statement to commit not to undertake or commission any exploratory or other drilling within Virunga National Park unless UNESCO and the DRC government agree that such activities are not incompatible with its World Heritage status. This was agreed jointly in mediation through the UK National Contact Point (NCP) for the OECD Guidelines. We will complete our existing operational...

2014-05-30 04:21:43

VIENNA, Austria, May 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- http://www.friedaward.com The Alfred Fried Photography Award was initiated in 2013 by the Photographische Gesellschaft and Edition Lammerhuber and presented for the first time on 5 November 2013 in the rooms of the Austrian Academy of Sciences. The award is named after Alfred Hermann Fried, Austrian pacifist and author, who received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1911. It is awarded in his memory and spirit. It is...

2014-05-28 08:27:09

Global journey demonstrates quilting is about people and communities just as much as fabric and stitches PADUCAH, Ky., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- What do Dublin, Ireland and Brandon, Florida have in common? They are now and forever linked by the timeless, international fine art of quilting. That's thanks in part to Paducah's world-renowned exhibition and workshop space, The National Quilt Museum (http://www.quiltmuseum.org), which facilitated this remarkable cultural exchange....

2014-04-30 23:16:26

Font Server reduces IT problems in UNESCO’s Languages and Documents Division by 80 percent. Portland, Ore. (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 UNESCO, a specialized United Nations agency, selected Extensis’ Universal Type Server® to manage its library of 3,000 fonts used to create the organization’s design of reports, administrative papers and publications. Announced today by Extensis, UNESCO uses Universal Type Server to manage font distribution and font licenses used in its Paris-based...

2014-04-30 12:26:17

EVENTS HELD IN 196 NATIONS AROUND THE WORLD OSAKA, Japan, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In an unprecedented series of events worldwide, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and the Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz joined together to celebrate jazz as a universal language of freedom on April 30th. With events taking place in every country on the planet, International Jazz Day 2014 culminated in an evening concert in Osaka, Japan,...

Mobile Technology Spurs 'Reading Revolution' In Developing Countries
2014-04-24 10:24:45

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online A new UNESCO study reveals dramatic growth in literacy rates in developing nations due to the proliferation of mobile technologies that allow children and adults to read multiple books on their phones. The year-long study was the largest of its kind to date, and involved some 5,000 people in Ethiopia, Ghana, India, Kenya, Nigeria, Pakistan and Zimbabwe. The results revealed that 62 percent of respondents are reading more as a...

2014-04-08 23:33:51

A perilously terrifyingly alert apprehension that highlights stark death-defying health consequences, titled as ‘The Unsafe Future of Safe Drinking Water’ has been conceded through ‘World Health Day’ by the ‘UN Water Decade Observance’- 2014, reveals severe risks of multiple disabilities due to underground hydro-toxication's pandemic out-breaks of the sewage system's sprout off-shoot explosiveness. Hamilton, New Zealand (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 (Breaking News Feature:...


Word of the Day
lambent
  • Licking.
  • Hence Running along or over a surface, as if in the act of licking; flowing over or along; lapping or bathing; softly bright; gleaming.
This word comes the Latin 'lambere,' to lick.
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