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2014-03-18 12:37:22

NEW YORK, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Seed, the consultancy for the data era, today announced that it has won a global, multi-year Long-Term Arrangement (LTA) from UNICEF. Under the agreement, Seed will provide data management, data science, data visualization, data dissemination, and related support services, fueling and supporting groundbreaking data-driven innovation and decision-making projects. The LTA was awarded to Seed following a competitive bidding process that began in...

2014-03-14 23:21:21

Bio Logic Aqua Research Founder Sharon Kleyne Cites Island Nation’s Water Recycling and Conservation as Global Model for U.N. World Water Day Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) March 14, 2014 The tiny island nation of Singapore, with minimal fresh water resources, has become the world’s model for conservation and recycling. According to global water advocate Sharon Kleyne, Singapore had formerly depended almost entirely on imported water from neighboring Malaysia. In honor of United Nations...

2014-03-13 23:23:48

Reservoirs provide fresh water and low cost energy without polluting the environment, reports radio host and Bio Logic Aqua Research Founder, Sharon Kleyne. Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) March 13, 2014 Radio commentator and fresh water researcher Sharon Kleyne concedes that her advocacy of dam building disturbs those who prefer their rivers wild and natural. However, the position taken by the outspoken host of the Sharon Kleyne Hour Power of Water® radio show is identical to that of...

2014-03-10 16:21:13

LONDON, ON, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Trojan Technologies today announced that the Trojan Marinex Ballast Water Treatment (BWT) product suite has obtained International Maritime Organization (IMO) Type Approval from Det Norske Veritas (DNV) on behalf of the Norwegian Maritime Directorate. "We are the largest UV company in the world, and are committed to providing pioneering water treatment technologies that meet the highest standards and help protect and preserve our...

2014-03-07 23:01:52

A lax justice system is stymying efforts of cholera-infected Haitians to seek redress for their epidemic. But a new report from The John Marshall Law School International Human Rights Clinic and the Institute for Justice & Democracy in Haiti (IJDH) says this human rights abuse can be addressed with better accountability for state and non-governmental violators. (PRWEB) March 07, 2014 A lax justice system is stymying efforts of cholera-infected Haitians to seek redress for their...

2014-03-07 12:21:16

BERLIN, March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Earlier this week at ITB in Berlin, Routes (part of UBM live) and the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) reached an agreement to work together to advance the understanding of all matters that concern air connectivity and travel facilitation. Routes and UNWTO will collaborate on the development of programmes beginning with Routes Africa 2014, which will take place 22-24 June this year. This event will address the key factors of...

2014-03-06 12:26:27

Anniversary of United Nations focus on women and HIV at 2004 International Women's Day an ideal occasion for raising additional awareness and taking action WASHINGTON, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- An international expert steering committee focused on women's issues released a consensus statement today to raise awareness of the need to improve care for women living with HIV. The consensus statement was developed as a part of the See Us: Women Take a Stand on HIV (See Us) initiative...

2014-03-06 04:23:24

LONDON, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Empowering those involved in HIV care to support girls as they develop into young women In conjunction with International Women's Day (March 8, 2014), a practical and educational tool on the topic of young women living with HIV has been developed by Women for Positive Action (a global, multidisciplinary group of experts committed to addressing the specific concerns of women living...

2014-03-04 12:25:54

Drug Classification System Complements More than 55,000 Existing Codes Available Across Multiple Industries LAWRENCEVILLE, N.J., March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United Nations Standard Products and Services Code® (UNSPSC®), managed by GS1 US, now includes an enhanced global product classification system for active pharmaceutical drugs worldwide. The code set, designed to help healthcare procurement and finance professionals achieve spend analysis visibility, offers...

2014-03-03 12:24:20

NEW YORK, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Co-founders of famed ice cream company Ben & Jerry's, Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield, will scoop ice cream for guests Wednesday, March 5, 2014, at the Opening of THE(UN)FAIR, a four-day celebration of art in Manhattan's Hell's Kitchen open to the public earlier the same day. A free, not-for-profit art event, THE(UN)FAIR 2014 features painting, sculpture, and performances, by artists from New York City around the world. (Photo:...


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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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