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2014-03-03 08:37:41

Beckett Model 8224S Li-ion Battery Can Now Ship by Any Means, Anywhere UN38.3 Standard is Recognized CLEVELAND, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Beckett Energy Systems, a division of the RW Beckett Corporation, has successfully completed the testing requirements of UN38.3 Manual of Tests and Criteria for shipping lithium-ion batteries. This means the Beckett Model 8224S Li-ion Battery Module can now be shipped by any means (air freight - cargo, ground, sea vessel, rail) to all countries...

2014-03-03 08:28:23

Platform Partners Reveal a Global Relay to Inspire Feet-on-the-Ground Impact in the Philippines and Other Developing Countries Around the World BERN, Switzerland, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- mPowering Action, a first-of-its-kind worldwide movement and mobile platform designed to inspire, empower, and motivate a generation of global citizens to take positive action in the world, will unveil its flagship program, Power Your Voice, at the 11th Match Against Poverty on March 4, 2014....

2014-03-03 08:24:52

SEOUL, South Korea, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Yvo de Boer, the current KPMG Global Chairman of the Climate Change & Sustainability Services (CC&S) and former Executive Secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), has been appointed as head of the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI). (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140303/HK75190 ) Succeeding Howard Bamsey, Mr. de Boer will lead the Seoul-based international organization as...

2014-02-28 12:26:10

GENEVA, February 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Joy ruled the day once more as over 300 Swiss and international officials, including Kofi Annan, former Secretary-General of the United Nations, international students, respected colleagues and friends, joined Adolf Ogi, former Swiss Federal Councilor, former Under-Secretary General and Special Adviser to the UN Secretary-General on Sport for Development and Peace, for the English-language book launch of Dolf Ogi: Statesman and...

2014-02-27 08:26:43

NEW YORK, Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- THE(UN)FAIR, an art exhibit unlike any other, launches four days of art surprises for its second year beginning Wednesday, March 5, 2014, in New York City. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140227/PH73240-a)(Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140227/PH73240-b) The creators and producers of THE(UN)FAIR include Mikel Glass, a renowned New York City artist, and James & Jennifer Wallace, co-founders of art consultancy nAscent...

2014-02-26 08:25:03

NEW YORK, Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For a second year, THE(UN)FAIR, an art exhibit unlike any other, brings its four-day celebration to Manhattan's Hell's Kitchen neighborhood starting Wednesday, March 5, 2014. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140226/PH72205-a ) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140226/PH72205-b ) Highlighting passion rather than fashion, THE(UN)FAIR this year features over 100 artworks, dozens of performances, and more than a few...

2014-02-24 12:21:44

NEW YORK, Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This year, the UNICEF Tap Project is launching a new mobile experience that challenges Americans to put down their cell phones to help save children's lives. The longer someone goes without touching their smartphone after activating UNICEFTapProject.org, the more money will be donated to help UNICEF provide clean drinking water to children. Globally, 768 million people do not have safe, clean water to drink, and more than 2.5...

2014-02-21 08:23:26

VADUZ, Liechtenstein, February 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- http://www.worldreview.info The United Nations has to act decisively [http://www.worldreview.info/content/un-has-act-north-koreas-crimes-against-humanity ] on the brutality of the North Korean regime or be held in universal contempt, says World Review author Lord Alton of Liverpool, who has urged the international community for a decade to take a stand. 'The free world now knows exactly what happens inside...

2014-02-20 23:21:17

Tigerspike, a global enterprise software and user experience technology company, has marked its tenth anniversary by partnering with the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) to deliver a mobility solution to address world hunger. The project - which saw the Tigerspike Foundation unite 200 staff from their seven offices - used rapid prototyping, to quickly provide WFP with a framework to transform its registration and food distribution processes. (PRWEB) February 20, 2014 The World...

2014-02-18 23:30:20

TaKaDu, a global leader in Water Network Management, today announced that it has officially endorsed the UN Global Compact’s CEO Water Mandate. Yehud, Israel (PRWEB) February 18, 2014 TaKaDu, a global leader in Water Network Management, today announced that it has officially endorsed the UN Global Compact’s CEO Water Mandate. In a letter to UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, TaKaDu Founder and CEO Amir Peleg expressed TaKaDu’s commitment to the ten principles of the UN Global Compact...


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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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