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World Housing Solution Lands New Contract to Help United Nations Reduce Carbon Footprint

ORLANDO, FL -- (Marketwired) -- 03/07/17 -- , manufacturer of expeditionary solutions and insulated composite housing structures for the U.S. Military, today announces a new contract to install its Grey Water Processing System at the Birendra Peace Operations Training Center as a part of the Shanti Prayas III Exercise in Panchkhal, Kavre Nepal.World Housing Solution''s unique water treatment system collects wastewater from showers, hand basins and laundry facilities to recycle and re- ...


07.03.2017

The United Nations Building: a Fascinating Family Experience

We are living in a time when politics is not just a stuffy subject for grown ups – Brexit, the US Presidential Election and the war in Syria are topics that are frequently discussed around the family dinner table in 2016. This is the perfect time to encourage your teenagers to get interested in politics and the world around them – and what better place to do that than on a trip to Geneva, home of the United Nations Building? What You’ll See With over 115,000 people from around the world visit ...


28.11.2016

Angelica Fuentes was Featured Panelist at the Third Annual Women''s Entrepreneurship Day Held at the United Nations

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwired) -- 11/25/16 -- , a private institution committed to the overall empowerment of women of all ages through the strengthening and financing of organizations that support women''s advancement, today announced its Founder Angelica Fuentes was a panelist at the Women''s Entrepreneurship Day (WED) held on November 18th, 2016 at the United Nations Headquarters in New York City.Women''s Entrepreneurship Day''s mission is to empower th ...


25.11.2016

Matthew Bird Wraps Up First Week As Director of Public Relations for United Nations General Assembly SDG Media Zone

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwired) -- 10/18/16 -- ("1800pr"), a global On-Demand Public Relations and Content Marketing Agency, announced today that the company''s President and founder wrapped up his first week as Director of Public Relations during the 71st United Nations General Assembly SDG Media Zone.The SDG Media Zone is a designated space hosted in parallel to High Level Meetings and Summits that works as a "live social media newsroom" where journalists, blogge ...


18.10.2016

Angelica Fuentes Foundation Donates $700k Into UN Women Fund for Gender Equality

EL PASO, TX -- (Marketwired) -- 10/10/16 -- , a private institution committed to the overall empowerment of women of all ages through the strengthening and financing of organizations that support women''s advancement, proudly announced the first results of its support to the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) Fund for Gender Equality.With support from partners, the Fund''s programs reached over 218,000 direct beneficiaries in 20 ...


10.10.2016

Gender Equality Update - Angelica Fuentes and U.N. Girl Up Push Legislation in Guatemala to Change Legal Age of Marriage From 14 to 18 Years Old

EL PASO, TX -- (Marketwired) -- 10/03/16 -- (FAF), a private institution committed to the overall empowerment of women of all ages through the strengthening and financing of organizations that support women''s advancement, proudly announces the social and youth initiative that caused Guatemala Legislation to raise the legal marriage age from 14 to 18 years passed in January 2016 is one of the greatest milestones in Latin American youth rights in decades. The joint effort between the ...


03.10.2016

Paris Climate Change Agreement Tabled at United Nations SDG Media Zone Panel Session Moderated by U.N. Communications Director Dan Thomas

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwired) -- 09/28/16 -- , During the High Level week of the 71st session of the UN General Assembly where president Obama addressed world leaders for the last time, key influencers gathered in the United Nations SDG Media Zone to discuss climate action and the early adoption of the Paris Climate Agreement.French environment minister Segolene Royal, the president of cop 22, the Moroccan Environment Minister Hakima El Haite joined UNFCCC chief Patricia Espinosa, the World Ban ...


28.09.2016

Day 2 Recap United Nations 71st General Assembly From the "SDG Media Zone" - Opening Session

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwired) -- 09/22/16 -- SDG Media Zone news update. Day 2 of the SDG Media Zone™ opened as President Obama, Presidents and world leaders opened the 71st session of the General Assembly sessions with a powerful panel discussion from some of the top marketers in the world. Keith Weed CMO at Unilever, Alan Bethke SVP of Marketing at Subaru America, Dagny Scott Co-Founder of Fearless Unlimited and Freya Williams CEO North America at Futerra."Business and brands are changi ...


22.09.2016

United Nations 71st General Assembly "SDG Media Zone" Now Open -- Supported by PVBLIC Foundation

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwired) -- 09/19/16 -- is proud to announce it will be co-hosting the SDG Media Zone. Every half hour on the SDG Media Zone stage, Heads of States, UN leaders, CEOs, celebrities, young people and high level guests will engage in interactive 30-minute dialogues followed by a Q&A. Media events will be running all week from September 19th-23rd at the United Nations Headquarters Plaza in New York City in support of the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals. ...


19.09.2016

We Care for Humanity Poetry Book Released at the United Nations

We Care for Humanity Poetry expresses in poetry the values of humanitarians and their stories. Princess Maria uses her high royal status for the promotion of peace and humanitarian ideals. Her ideals unite countries and religions. Money raised by We Care for Humanity goes to fund the charity’s work in many countries including war torn Africa. Education, vaccinations, health, food, clothing and shelter are priorities. The tasks that We Care for Humanity is asked to support continually grow in div ...


05.08.2016

Ban Ki-moon Pitches Global Advertising Community to Help the United Nations "Create the Biggest Campaign Ever for Humanity"

CANNES, FRANCE -- (Marketwired) -- 06/28/16 -- , Ban Ki-moon opened up the afternoon on Friday to a full auditorium, at the , where the brightest and most creative minds from the advertising, marketing and innovative communications in the world convene in one place for an entire week.Mr. Ban came to the event on a mission to unite a community that is known for their competitive nature. "I have never been more convinced, that when we work together we are stronger, that''s the key ...


28.06.2016

Greenpicks signs Worldwide Charter for Fair International Commerce

Cologne, 15 June 2016 – Greenpicks – Eco & Upcycling Market signed the Worldwide Charter for Fair International Commerce by the International Businesses Standards Organization IBSO. The global initiative stands by businesses adopting sustainability and fair trade policies. The Charter supports international businesses showcasing a particular social and environmental sensibility through following a code of conduct and a set of universal principles; reflecting the core values of the UN Univers ...


15.06.2016

Engaging Media Leaders to Join the Movement of Social Impact at the United Nations

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwired) -- 05/27/16 -- On Wednesday, June 1, PVBLIC Foundation, in conjunction with the United Nations Office for Partnerships, will host the third annual Media for Social Impact (MFSI) Summit at the United Nations Headquarters in New York City. The 2016 Media for Social Impact Summit aims to promote cross-sector collaboration across media organizations and industries in order to tackle the world''s most critical issues. The distinguished guests of the 2016 Summi ...


27.05.2016

UN uses Web Intelligence for Sustainability

With the UNEP Live web portal, the United Nations Environment Programme has created a unique globally accessible source of up-to-the-minute, integrated information about the environment. From biomass in forests to particulate pollution and storm fatalities – the portal provides access to over 300 statistical records for 193 countries. A new feature of this state-of-the-art information hub is the evaluation of global online communication: environment-related documents from social media and ot ...


19.05.2016

A New Way to Communicate What Is Happening at the UN -- the Digital Media Zone Is a Bridge Between the UN and the General Public, Translating High Level Diplomatic Discussions Into an Engaging Conversation

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwired) -- 05/04/16 -- From April 19 through April 22, in partnership with the Office of the President of the General Assembly, hosted a Digital Media Zone (DMZ) parallel to the high level meetings being held at the United Nations. The DMZ was a space in which social media influencers, bloggers, and journalists from around the world came together with global government, business, and NGO leaders to engage in active discussions of the issues being addressed in the UNGASS o ...


04.05.2016

World Humanitarian Summit: How Would You Deal With an Impossible Choice? The United Nations'' Latest Campaign Creates Call-to-Action for Humanity

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwired) -- 04/29/16 -- Impossible choices are being made every single day by the more than 125 million people in desperate need of humanitarian assistance around the globe. To spark action ahead of the first-ever World Humanitarian summit, the United Nations (UN) today launches a global, interactive digital experience that aims to inspire commitment to meaningful change in the name of humanity.The digital challenge at features a three-minute, online journey based on real ...


29.04.2016

YouthSpeak Survey Preliminary Findings Launch

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwired) -- 04/29/16 -- On May 3rd at the 49th Annual Meeting of the Asian Development Bank, and are launching the Youth Speak Survey Preliminary Findings, featuring 160,227 responses from youth globally and 57,959 from youth in Asia Pacific. , run by AIESEC, is a global insight survey created by youth for youth, designed to understand what young people care about and how they would like to be engaged in the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals.Launched on ...


29.04.2016

100 Days In -- Young People Leading the Implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwired) -- 04/08/16 -- Friday, 8th of April marks the 100th day of 2016, which happens to be the first year of implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). In December 2015, AIESEC, being the world''s largest youth-led organization, committed to shoulder the responsibility of leading the youth movement around these Goals, and launched the campaign "" in February 2016. As of today, the YouthSpeak Survey, the global vehicle to gather the yo ...


08.04.2016

JCI Announces New Commitment to The Million Nets Pledge

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwired) -- 03/30/16 -- Last Thursday (March 24, 2016), JCI announced that it will help the United Nations Foundation''s Nothing But Nets campaign provide 30,000 life-saving bed nets for refugees in Africa, protecting families from malaria. JCI will activate its more than 200,000 members across the country and around the world to raise the funds, create awareness, and advocate this year, the second and final year of The Million Nets Pledge. If the funds are raised ...


30.03.2016

Special Event: The International Turkic Academy Convenes Symposium on the Silk Road at the UN Headquarters

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwired) -- 03/24/16 -- The Turkic Academy, which is also known as "Turkic World Educational and Scientific Cooperation Organization" (TWESCO), ?n international institution that promotes and coordinates the enhancement of scientific and educational cooperation among Turkic-speaking nations, today announced that the organization will be holding a symposium on the Silk Road at the United Nations Headquarters in New York on March 28, 2016.The International Turkic Aca ...


24.03.2016

New Social Media Campaign Launch: Are You Speaking Up?

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwired) -- 03/16/16 -- , a global youth movement and youth insight survey powered by AIESEC announces its survey focused on raising awareness about the Sustainable Development Goals aiming to reach 3.5 billion people in the world in only 14 days. This indicates the power of Millennials: they are the largest generation after Gen X, and the ones capable of driving meaningful change in the next 20 years. As Ban-Ki Moon, UN Secretary General, said: "Ours is the first gene ...


16.03.2016

World''s Biggest Book, Created by Massachusetts School Children, Kicks Off "Global Peace Tour"

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwired) -- 03/15/16 -- "," a massive book measuring 12 feet tall by 10 feet wide, will be displayed for the first time at United Nations headquarters in New York this Sunday, March 20, marking the first stop in a planned 2016 World Tour. "The Big Book" begun in 2004, now weighing more than a ton (!) includes contributions from more than 3,500 notables, including 9/11 First Responders, Nelson Mandela, Jimmy Carter and the Dalai Lama."We are thrilled ...


15.03.2016

World''s Largest Youth Led Organization Launches Global Campaign to Promote the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals -- Youth for Global Goals

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwired) -- 02/17/16 -- together with announced their commitment to raise awareness about how young people can come together to solve world''s biggest problems uniting around the Sustainable Development Goals. Youth for Global Goals #Youth4GG was officially launched at the Global Leaders Summit in Morocco at which 130 countries were represented by the national presidents of the organization.In December, AIESEC hosted the together with the at the United Nations ...


17.02.2016

One Horizon Group CEO Brian Collins Completes United Nations Discussions on OHGI VoIP Latin American Roll-Out

LIMERICK, IRELAND -- (Marketwired) -- 12/18/15 -- (NASDAQ: OHGI), a leading carrier-grade VoIP solution for mobile providers and smartphones, announced today that its CEO Brian Collins met with delegates and United Nations officials at the New York U.N. HQ earlier this week. The discussions focused on One Horizon Group''s expansion plans into Latin American markets on the heels of the board approval to develop a Latin telecom subsidiary. OHGI plans to deploy an early stage pilot prog ...


18.12.2015

AIESEC Youth Action Summit

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwired) -- 11/30/15 -- AIESEC Youth Action Summit will gather top experts, government, business, youth and thought leaders to discuss and generate actionable ideas on how to engage youth in the implementation of . The Summit will take place on December 9-11, 2015 and is organized by , in collaboration with the .will feature high level speakers and guests amongst whom are: Jan Eliasson, Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations, Ahmad Alhendawi, United Nations Secretar ...


30.11.2015

AIESEC Youth Action Summit

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwired) -- 11/10/15 -- The United Nations Headquarters in New York will host on December 9-11, 2015, a three-day event that will bring together top young leaders, experts, governments, business and thought leaders to discuss and generate actionable ideas that would tackle global youth issues and contribute towards the implemantation of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).The Summit is organized by , the world''s largest youth-led organisation, in collaboration ...


10.11.2015

The President of the United Nations General Assembly and the People+Planet Project Welcome Oprah Winfrey to UN Headquarters for Special Screening of "Belief"

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwired) -- 10/13/15 -- The President of the United Nations General Assembly, His Excellency Mr. Mogens Lykketoft, in collaboration with the (P+PP) will welcome Oprah Winfrey to UN Headquarters for a special early screening of Winfrey''s new docu-series on October 15.This one-hour preview of "Belief" will be followed by an intimate conversation and reception at the United Nations with Winfrey about how peace-building across faiths can create context fo ...


13.10.2015

The Forces Behind the The World''s Most Important Campaign in support of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals Take on Madison Avenue & Advertising Week

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwired) -- 10/06/15 -- One week after the Sustainable Development Goals were officially adopted by the United Nations General Assembly, creative media leaders gathered at a panel during Advertising Week to discuss the implementation of The World''s Most Important Campaign to be launched in January.The World''s Most Important Campaign is a 15-year global communications strategy focused on creating a unified brand for the Sustainable Development Goals (SD ...


06.10.2015

Tomorrow, "Transforming the Future for People and Planet" Event at United Nations Headquarters Will Introduce the People+Planet Project, a New Action Network for Social Good to Support the Sustainable Development Goals

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwired) -- 09/28/15 -- Days after the United Nations General Assembly adopts the new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), a new post-2015 initiative to support these universal objectives will be introduced at an event in the UN Visitors Plaza "We the Peoples Hub."The (P+PP) is a new action network for social good created to support the SDGs over the next 15 years. Tomorrow, Tuesday, September 29, from 4:00-6:00 pm, the P+PP will be unveiled to the public at an ...


28.09.2015

Education Fast Forward Selects Polycom and Yorktel for Live Streaming of ''Preparing a Better World,'' a Live Debate on the United Nations'' Agenda for Sustainable Development

EATONTOWN, NJ -- (Marketwired) -- 09/23/15 -- Yorktel and Polycom have joined forces to support Education Fast Forward''s (EFF) ''Preparing a Better World'', a live debate scheduled for 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM (ET) September 24, 2015, which will address the United Nations'' (UN) agenda for Sustainable Development.Polycom will provide HD video conferencing solutions and access to their Executive Briefing Experience in New York, London, Cairo, and Bengaluru. Liv ...


23.09.2015

Education Fast Forward Selects Polycom and Yorktel for Live Streaming of ''Preparing a Better World'', a Live Debate on the United Nations'' Agenda for Sustainable Development

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM -- (Marketwired) -- 09/23/15 -- Yorktel and Polycom have joined forces to support Education Fast Forward''s (EFF) ''Preparing a Better World'', a live debate scheduled for 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM (BST), September 24, 2015, which will address the United Nations'' (UN) agenda for Sustainable Development.Polycom will provide HD video conferencing solutions and access to their Executive Briefing Experience in New York, London, Cairo, and Beng ...


23.09.2015

Global Brands Rally Public Support to World Food Programme and Families Affected by War

ROME, ITALY -- (Marketwired) -- 09/20/15 -- On 21 September, the International Day of Peace, global brands are joining forces across industries and geographies in an unprecedented effort to highlight the vital role of food assistance in creating a more peaceful world. Many companies are donating television and digital media channels to drive support for the United Nations World Food Programme (), the frontline agency fighting hunger.As the world''s refugee crisis grows and humanitaria ...


20.09.2015

BCG Wins Award for Pro Bono Work With the United Nations

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwired) -- 09/11/15 -- has received an award from Consulting magazine, the industry''s leading trade publication, for the firm''s pro bono efforts to help the United Nations fight the Ebola crisis.BCG won an Excellence in Social & Community Investment award for its work supporting the United Nations Mission for Emergency Ebola Response (UNMEER). The firm was one of 15 consultancies honored last night, along with the clients they served, at a gala d ...


11.09.2015

Joshua Mosshart and Malia Ventures Enable Technology Transfer and Strategic Alliances

MALIBU, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 04/28/15 -- Egypt just announced plans to build a brand-new business capital between Cairo and the Red Sea as part of the country''s economic turnaround drive. The development worth $45 billion, funded exclusively by private investors, is cooperation between the country''s president and the UAE and seeks to accommodate seven million people and create 1.75 million jobs. The goal is to build a master-planned city from scratch, including an intern ...


28.04.2015

Joshua Mosshart and Commercial Capital Plus: Leaders in Commercial Lending

MALIBU, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 04/22/15 -- Co-Chairman of , Joshua Mosshart is well known for his work in helping startups and small businesses in all types of industries. He has designed a solution to aid companies in getting the funding they need in the shortest amount of time possible. Trying to gain capital can be a frustrating process and there are so many factors to consider, from the stage of your business to how much it''ll cost getting the money, and just choosing a path to f ...


22.04.2015

Joshua Mosshart Helps Indian Direct Investors to Obtain US Green Card

MALIBU, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 04/15/15 -- An independent financial expert and businessman, offers new opportunities to Indian Direct Investors who are striving to live and work in the United States. For decades people from all walks of life have come to America to realize their dreams, dreams that would have been hard to achieve in their poor home countries. But starting out in the U.S. is not an easy feat: Due to the increased risks that have become a part of immigration, the Department of H ...


15.04.2015

Joshua Mosshart and CleanTechGrants.com Offer Unsolicited Grants Program for Private Companies

MALIBU, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 04/07/15 -- The President''s fiscal budget plan for 2016 proposes a Clean Power State Initiative Fund to invest billions of dollars into renewable-energy and climate technologies [source: ], supporting Obama''s agenda for clean energy, which he hopes to establish as a presidential legacy by the time he leaves the White House next year. The announcement followed a number of considerable grants that are all already available through various gover ...


07.04.2015

Access Our Medicine Calls on UN to Add Affordable Medicine to Sustainable Development Goals

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 04/06/15 -- is proud to announce more than 100,000 supporters representing 800 million people worldwide are demanding that medicine be made more affordable. As part of its call to action, Access Our Medicine will be launching a Thunderclap campaign across social media on World Health Day, April 7th, to bring attention to the two billion people who can''t afford the medicine they need.With new cancer medicines priced above $100,000/year ...


06.04.2015

Eye-Catching Images Offered for Displays Showing Light Science, Light-Based Technologies

BELLINGHAM, WA -- (Marketwired) -- 01/28/15 -- Human interactions take place around light, be it daylight, campfire, or LEDs. While the role of light in life itself on Earth has been long acknowledged, light-based science and technology have revolutionized modern life through applications in medicine, communications, entertainment, and culture.This year, during the United Nations'' (IYL2015), educators, community group organizers, and individuals can share that story through customiz ...


28.01.2015

UNWHT Announces 2015 Plans for Community Events in Australia, North America, West Africa, and Eastern Europe

OTTAWA, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 12/21/14 -- United Nations War on Human Trafficking Association President announces upcoming plans for 2015, which include a cooperation with United States Task Force on Human Trafficking Coalition and new community event on human trafficking and sexual violence in Australia, Canada, United States, West Africa, and Eastern Europe beginning in February next year.begins its awareness tour in Cairns, Australia on February 18, 2015 and proceed with in Sydney, A ...


21.12.2014

GeoPoll Introduces the World's Largest Real-Time Global Mobile Survey Platform, Revolutionizing Traditional Market Research

DENVER, CO -- (Marketwired) -- 11/05/13 -- GeoPoll publicly launched today as the world's largest real-time mobile survey platform. GeoPoll also announced that it has closed a $6.6 million Series A financing round, for a total of $11.6 million raised to date.For the first time, businesses and non-profit organizations can gain deep, real-time insights into the wants, needs and concerns of previously hard to reach populations across the globe. Powered by a database of more than 50 million mo ...


05.11.2013

REPEAT: 2,000,000 YouTube Views Later, 14 Year Old to Speak at Toronto Event Uniting 400 Cities Around the Globe

TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 10/12/13 -- Attention Assignment, Photo, News, Life, Food, Education, Family EditorsWhen from Dragon's Den on the Lang & O'Leary Exchange about GMOs in July, she had no idea she'd become a YouTube star, but 2 million views later, she is. She'll be speaking this Saturday, at March Against Monsanto, an event simultaneously taking place in more than 400 cities and involving millions of people. Rachel, who recently spoke to 20,000 teens ...


12.10.2013

2,000,000 YouTube Views Later, 14 Year Old to Speak at Toronto Event Uniting 400 Cities Around the Globe

TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 10/11/13 -- Attention Assignment, Photo, News, Life, Food, Education, Family EditorsWhen from Dragon's Den on the Lang & O'Leary Exchange about GMOs in July, she had no idea she'd become a YouTube star, but 2 million views later, she is. She'll be speaking this Saturday, at March Against Monsanto, an event simultaneously taking place in more than 400 cities and involving millions of people. Rachel, who recently spoke to 20,000 teens ...


11.10.2013

Cartus Becomes Member of The United Nations Global Compact

DANBURY, CT -- (Marketwired) -- 06/24/13 -- As part of its ongoing commitment to its corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives, , a leading provider of global relocation services, announced that the company has become a signatory member of the .Additionally, Cartus has launched a detailing its various global citizenship initiatives. To further its commitment to the health, safety, and welfare of its clients, employees and suppliers, Cartus recently released its , which details its progr ...


24.06.2013

UN Secretary-General Calls on World to Mobilise Beyond the Hour as Extreme Weather Increasingly Harms Families, Communities and Economies

TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwire) -- 03/22/13 -- In a message to the world on the eve of the seventh Earth Hour, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has set the agenda for this year's hour of inspiration."We participate with an undimmed determination to take action on climate change," he said."Everyone has a role to play. Governments need to provide the political will, businesses can contribute solutions, and civil society, especially young people, can mobilise global action. T ...


22.03.2013

"Business In Society" TV Linking Business, Global Social Problems, Debuts March 30th

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 03/21/13 -- "Business In Society," delivering news and analysis on how business is addressing global society's macro problems -- among them, the environment, energy conservation, and women's empowerment -- debuts Saturday, March 30th at 11 AM (EDT) on Direct TV channel # 224 *.Focus of the program: Is business doing enough? Can it -- should it -- do more?"We intend to give these issues a new dimension of visibility, recognition, and impe ...


21.03.2013

DayStar Technologies (DSTI) Announces That Former United States Secretary of Energy and Ambassador to the United Nations Under President Clinton's Administration and the Former Governor of New Mexico, William (Bill) Richardson, Joins Its Board of Director

KELOWNA, BC -- (Marketwire) -- 12/12/12 -- (NASDAQ: DSTI) announces a new member to their Board of Directors. Former United States Secretary of Energy, former Governor of New Mexico and Nobel Prize nominee, , has joined the Board of Directors of DayStar Technologies.Lorne (Mark) Roseborough, President of DayStar, stated, "Bill Richardson made New Mexico the ' by requiring utilities to meet 20% of New Mexico's electrical demand from renewable sources, and established the to deliv ...


12.12.2012

Syrian Children Out in the Cold

TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwire) -- 12/03/12 --Fears are growing for Syrian children and families hit by freezing winter weather as huge funding shortages endanger relief operations in the region, Save the Children has warned.A new report published by the aid agency, Out in the Cold, documents the desperate steps that children in Iraq, Lebanon and Jordan are taking to survive increasingly bitter weather in the region, with snow and sub-zero temperatures expected to hit many areas in the coming w ...


04.12.2012

Feronia Inc. Completes Rice Planting

TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwire) -- 10/31/12 -- Feronia Inc. ("Feronia" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE: FRN) is pleased to announce that it has completed the planting of 500 hectares (ha) of rice at its 10,000 ha arable farming operation in the Bas-Congo province of the Democratic Republic of the Congo ("DRC").The crop is expected to be harvested and processed in February 2013 and subsequently sold into the domestic market.The Company planted NERICA-4® (New Rice fo ...


31.10.2012

ICare4Autism Speaks at UN on Urgency and Hope for Autism

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 09/14/12 -- was invited to the United Nations Convention to address the Rights of People with disabilities. "'s International Conference in Jerusalem in August made a big impact on everyone by giving them a great deal of hope and opening a dialogue that has begun to move forward," said Juan Carlos Brandt, Chief Advocacy and Special Events at the UN in his opening remarks as moderator., Founder and CEO of , presented a global perspective on ICare4A ...


14.09.2012

The Neil Squire Society, Represented by Executive Director, Dr. Gary Birch, at the United Nations

BURNABY, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwire) -- 09/12/12 -- Dr. Gary Birch, Officer of the Order of Canada, and a recognized global expert on the impact of assistive technology for people with disabilities, has been invited by the federal Office for Disability Issues to represent the Neil Squire Society at the fifth session of the , September 12-14, 2012 at the United Nations Headquarters in New York City.The continuing evolution of technology is creating challenges for able bodied persons, as wel ...


12.09.2012

RVPL Enters Material Definitive Agreement With Nigeria Government for 10-Year ECCO2 Project

JERSEY CITY, NJ -- (Marketwire) -- 08/21/12 -- RVPLUS, Inc. doing business as (OTCQB: RVPL) (OTCBB: RVPL) entered into a 10-year Purchase and Sale Agreement for a total of $1.8 billion (USD) with Nigeria Ministry of Environment for for the project deployment of the ECCO2 Civil Society Network Programme for Nigeria with a monthly payment schedule for first twelve months of pro forma invoices to total the amount of $250 million (USD) and the remaining balance of $1.55 billion (USD) to split int ...


21.08.2012

RVPL Enters Material Definitive Agreement With Nigeria Government for 10-Year ECCO2 Project

JERSEY CITY, NJ -- (Marketwire) -- 08/21/12 -- RVPLUS, Inc. doing business as (OTCQB: RVPL) (OTCBB: RVPL) entered into a 10-year Purchase and Sale Agreement for a total of $1.8 billion (USD) with Nigeria Ministry of Environment for for the project deployment of the ECCO2 Civil Society Network Programme for Nigeria with a monthly payment schedule for first twelve months of pro forma invoices to total the amount of $250 million (USD) and the remaining balance of $1.55 billion (USD) to split int ...


21.08.2012

John Thomas Financial CEO Thomas Belesis Appointed Special Advisor to WAFUNIF (World Association of Former United Nations Internes and Fellows)

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 07/12/12 -- , an independent broker/dealer and investment-banking firm located in New York City's financial district, is proud to announce today that CEO has been named Special Advisor to (World Association of Former United Nations Internes and Fellows). WAFUNIF is an alumni organization and an Official United Nations Peace Messenger dedicated to the dissemination of United Nations' ideals and highlighting its capacities in the realm of international ...


12.07.2012

Worldwide Food Services (WFSV) Forms New Division

BORDENTOWN, NJ -- (Marketwire) -- 06/13/12 -- WORLDWIDE FOOD SERVICES, INC. (Worldwide Food Services) (PINKSHEETS: WFSV) announced today the Company has formed a new Commodities Division. Mr. Tony Najjar, corporate COO, will take over as President of the new division which will work with the , , and private industry.Worldwide Food Services, Inc. owes no suppliers or manufacturers; inventories that are held have all been paid-in-full.For further information about this release, contact Rich Kais ...


13.06.2012

Barracuda Networks Turns 'Follows' and 'Likes' Into Meals for Children in Need

CAMPBELL, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 11/30/11 -- In an effort to combat world hunger, is challenging the world to help provide 10,000 meals for hungry children this holiday season. From November 30 until December 31, Barracuda Networks' new one-for-one campaign -- outlined at -- offers three free, simple ways everyone can help donate meals to starving children around the world.Barracuda Networks will provide one meal for each of the following:Profile Protector, available at , is a free tool t ...


30.11.2011

Seventh Generation Named 2011 United Nations Leader of Change

BURLINGTON, VT -- (Marketwire) -- 10/19/11 -- , the country's leading innovator of non-toxic and renewable household solutions and the number one "green" brand in America, has been named a 2011 Leader for Change by the United Nations and the Foundation for Social Change. The award was accepted by Seventh Generation CEO John Replogle at a special presentation at the United Nations Global Conference for Social Change in New York City.Replogle elaborated on the company's missi ...


19.10.2011

UNHCR Issues an Emergency Public Service Announcement for the Horn of Africa

WASHINGTON, DC -- (Marketwire) -- 08/30/11 -- The United Nations refugee agency (UNHCR) has issued an emergency public service announcement (PSA) for the Horn of Africa.In the last three months, 30,000 children have died from drought and starvation in the Horn of Africa. The High Commissioner for Refugees, António Guterres, has called the famine, in this war affected country, the worst humanitarian crisis of our time. The invites viewers to contribute to UNHCR's urgent life saving efforts ...


30.08.2011

UNHCR Issues an Emergency Appeal for the Horn of Africa

WASHINGTON, DC -- (Marketwire) -- 08/30/11 -- Did you know that in the last three months, 30,000 children have died from drought and starvation in the Horn of Africa?The United Nations refugee agency (UNHCR) has issued an emergency public service announcement (PSA) for the Horn of Africa. The High Commissioner for Refugees, António Guterres, has called the famine in this war affected country, the worst humanitarian crisis of our time. The invites viewers to contribute to UNHCR's urgent li ...


30.08.2011

Mazatlan Host of Mexico's World Tourism Day Celebrations

MAZATLAN, MEXICO -- (Marketwire) -- 08/22/11 -- Mexico's Secretary of Tourism designated as host of Mexico's 2011 World Tourism Day Celebrations. World Tourism Day is celebrated annually around the world on September 27th. The official theme this year is "Tourism -Linking Cultures". The Secretary declared the event would be without precedent, as will designate celebrities, artists and athletes as Ambassadors for Mexico's colonial city on the beach.Secretary Guevara m ...


22.08.2011

Real Medicine Foundation Receives United Nations Special Consultative Status

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA -- (Marketwire) -- 08/18/11 -- is proud to announce that the has formally recognized the organization and granted it "Special ". Today Real Medicine also celebrates its 6th anniversary as a nonprofit organization.ECOSOC is one of the 5 principal organs of the United Nations system. Consultative status is granted to NGOs by the ECOSOC upon recommendation of the ECOSOC Committee on NGOs, comprised of 19 Member States. United Nations ECOSOC Special Consultative ...


18.08.2011

Maldives airports prepare action plan to cope with future natural disasters

SINGAPORE -- (Marketwired) -- 08/13/17 -- and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) will support the Maldives authorities in their efforts to build resilience against future natural disasters. The two partners will team up with Maldives Airports Company Limited, National Disaster Management Centre and government officials, as well as representatives of the military and other humanitarian response experts in the South Asian island republic to host their internationally recognized Get ...


14.08.2017

Meg Ryan, Forest Whitaker, Yusra Mardini and Andrea Bocelli Supporting United Nations SDG Media Zone on Key Sustainable Goal Issues

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwired) -- 09/22/16 -- SDG Media Zone news update. As president Obama was wrapping up his address to the General Assembly action moved to the UN SDG Media Zone where Meg Ryan, Forest Whitaker, Yusra Mardini, Andrea Bocelli, Richard Curtis with other honored guest took the stage and spoke about causes that need attention.During the Special Commitment for the SDGs session iconic Italian classical crossover tenor, recording artist, and singer-songwriter Andrea Bocelli took t ...


22.09.2016

Top 10 Most Influential Media and Communication Executives of 2015 -- Putting Their Skills to Work for the United Nations'' Sustainable Development Goals

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwired) -- 12/01/15 -- PVBLIC Foundation today announced it has ranked its Top 10 Media for Social Impact Leaders, highlighting outstanding contributors to the mission of Media for Social Impact (#MFSI).Co-convened by the United Nations Office of Partnerships and , the brings together delegates of leading media companies, advertising firms, and creative agencies with UN experts to highlight the power of media in driving social change.The #MFSI2015 summit was held at the U ...


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