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2013-06-25 12:26:14

His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa deputised Deputy Premier Shaikh Mohammed bin Mubarak Al Khalifa to attend the opening ceremony of the United Nations Public Service Forum 2013. MANAMA, Bahrain, June 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa deputised Deputy Premier and Chairman of the Supreme Committee for Information and Communication Technology Shaikh Mohammed bin Mubarak Al Khalifa to attend the opening ceremony of the United Nations Public...

2013-06-24 23:23:50

The Goree Challenge announces 4 by 14 campaign ahead of US President Obama visit to The House of Slaves (Maison des Esclaves) on Goree Island, Senegal. Goree Island, Senegal and Brooklyn, New York (PRWEB) June 24, 2013 Victor Mooney of Queens, New York invites the press to take a look at his Brazilian built boat, which he hopes will carry him across the Atlantic Ocean later this year from the Canary Islands to New York’s Brooklyn Bridge at Kingsborough Community College in Brooklyn on...

2013-06-24 12:21:17

Shoppers are asked to support children when purchasing this year. NEW YORK, June 24, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Fund for UNICEF is asking shoppers searching for unique gifts to support vulnerable children this holiday season by purchasing from a variety of products that benefit UNICEF. From actual lifesaving items for children to name-brand options by Gucci, IKEA and Montblanc, each gift has the power to make a significant impact. "It's been quite a year when we...

2013-06-21 16:22:55

TORONTO, June 21, 2013 /CNW/ - NorthWest International Healthcare Properties Real Estate Investment Trust (TSXV: MOB.UN) (the "REIT") announced today that it has closed the previously announced acquisition of a 26% strategic interest in NorthWest Healthcare Properties REIT ("NWHP REIT") from NorthWest Value Partners Inc. and certain of its affiliates ("NWVP"). The transaction, which includes the acquisition by the REIT of certain board appointment rights, pre-emptive rights and...

2013-06-19 20:20:11

SUVA, Fiji, June 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Fijian Government has agreed to a request by the United Nations to deploy "blue helmet" service personnel to the United Nations Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF) in the Syrian Golan Heights. The deployment comes at a time of heightened importance of UNDOF's mandate to bring stability to the Middle East region. In expressing the UN's gratefulness for Fiji's agreement to deploy to UNDOF, Lt. Gen. Babacar Gaye, the UN Secretariat's...

2013-06-18 23:14:32

As a market leader in DC isolation, it might be easy for IMO to rest on its laurels. Instead they are proud to announce the latest enhancements to the SI range ensuring that they continue to lead the way as the safest and most sensible choice for high performance DC disconnection applications. Available in the USA by Industrial Control Direct this product combines quality and competitive pricing. Arlington, TX (PRWEB) June 18, 2013 As a market leader in DC isolation, it might be easy for...

2013-06-18 12:29:30

Harnessing the Energy & Innovation of Global Creative Community To Solve Challenges of Maternal & Child Health Issues in Africa CANNES, France, June 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- McCann Health is gearing up for the launch of Lions Health in 2014 by hosting meetings with dignitaries from the U.N. Secretary General's Every Woman Every Child effort and top global creative leaders this week at the 2013 Cannes Lions Creative Festival. The goal: to highlight the importance of bringing...

2013-06-14 16:23:01

SAO PAULO, June 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The United Nations Association - Brazil is a non-governmental organization founded in 1998 by Brazilian entrepreneur Mario Garnero. Its main goal is to serve as a bridge between the United Nations (UN) and the Brazilian society by developing projects that seek to carry out the ideals and principles of the UN in Brazil. The Association has today two new international additions to help to spread Brazilian culture and projects around the world - Rohan...

global population increase
2013-06-14 07:08:28

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The world population could reach nearly 11 billion before the end of the century, according to revised United Nations (UN) predictions released on Thursday. It was just two years ago the global population reached the seven billion person milestone, and at that time UN researchers predicted there would be 10.1 billion men and women inhabiting the Earth by the year 2100. However, the revised forecast increased that number by...

2013-06-13 23:21:51

China International Exhibition for Outbound Private Investments (CIEPOI) is the only professional exhibition for private investments held in China, and the only one in overseas investment in the private sector approved by the Chinese government. Phoenix, Arizona (PRWEB) June 13, 2013 Leslie Hospitality Consulting which specializes in working with hotel and resort development projects internationally will be presenting various development projects at the 2013 China Outbound Investment...


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Earth Day
2012-04-23 12:12:49

Earth Day is a day early each year on which events are held to increase awareness and appreciation of the Earth’s natural environment. It is now coordinated worldwide through the Earth Day Network, founded by Dennis Hayes, and is celebrated in more than 175 countries every year. The United Nations designated April 22 as International Mother Earth Day in 2009, and will continue to be held each year on April 22 through at least 2015. The name and concept of Earth Day was allegedly...

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