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Global check finds unique sharks are heading to extinction

Monday, 25 March 2019, 3:58 pm | Humane Society International

Global check finds unique Australian sharks are heading closer to extinction More >>

When the Irish Ambassador Talks About Independence

Monday, 25 March 2019, 10:39 am | David Swanson

Here’s the description of an event planned for April 2nd at the University of Virginia: More >>

Dear World, Here’s How to Close Your U.S. Military Bases

Monday, 25 March 2019, 10:37 am | David Swanson

If you live among the Other 96% — that portion of humanity that the U.S. government does not claim to represent, but where the U.S. military maintains some 1,000 major military bases, here are some helpful tips and past examples of success. More >>



Regional integration remains low, ARI

Monday, 25 March 2019, 10:30 am | APO Group

The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) marks a momentous milestone for Africa but preliminary findings of the upcoming 2019 African Regional Integration Index, released at the on-going Conference of Ministers in Morocco on Saturday, indicate ... More >>

Dissidents & political prisoners' families gather for summit

Monday, 25 March 2019, 9:26 am | Geneva Summit

Dissidents & political prisoners' families gather for 2019 Geneva Summit for Human Rights More >>

Blockpass and Corporate Options Plan eKYC Integration

Saturday, 23 March 2019, 1:50 pm | Asia Corporate News Network - ACN Newswire

Blockpass and Corporate Options Plan eKYC Integration for Isle of Man Companies More >>

Gender equality essential for sustainable development

Saturday, 23 March 2019, 1:36 pm | UN News

Fundamentally linked to human development, gender justice requires ending inequality and redressing existing disparities between women and men, according to a high-level United Nations forum on the situation in Arab States. More >>

Guterres announces UN plan to safeguard religious sites

Saturday, 23 March 2019, 1:29 pm | UN News

'Mosques should be safe havens, not sites of terror’, says Guterres announcing UN plan to help safeguard religious sites More >>

UN conference agrees better ways for sustainable development

Saturday, 23 March 2019, 1:27 pm | UN News

The Second High-Level UN Conference on South-South Cooperation, known as BAPA+40 , concluded on Friday in Buenos Aires, Argentina, with a political declaration agreed by more than 160 Member States renewing the global commitment in the promotion and ... More >>

Secretary-General remarks at Islamic Cultural Center

Saturday, 23 March 2019, 1:25 pm | UN Spokesman for the Secretary-General

As salaam alaikum. I am honoured to be here on this holy day to pay my respects and show my solidarity with the Muslim community from New York to New Zealand and beyond. The horrific terror attack in Christchurch took place exactly one week ago. ... More >>

UN chief calls for ‘far greater support’ for Cyclone Idai

Saturday, 23 March 2019, 1:21 pm | UN News

The world needs to step up support for the survivors of Tropical Cyclone Idai, the UN Secretary-General said on Friday, in a strong personal appeal as relief workers rush to provide aid to people stranded across the storm countries in southern Africa. More >>

African Policymakers Highlight Opportunities of Climate Plan

Saturday, 23 March 2019, 1:20 pm | UNFCCC

Africa Climate Week formally closed today, concluding a five-day programme of events in Accra – all of which have been hosted by the Government of the Republic of Ghana in the city’s International Conference Center. At the summary event, speakers presented ... More >>

UN experts applaud children fighting climate change

Saturday, 23 March 2019, 1:16 pm | UN Special Procedures - Human Rights

UN experts on children’s rights, human rights defenders and human rights and the environment today lauded the Human Rights Council’s adoption of a resolution calling upon States “to provide a safe and empowering context for initiatives organized ... More >>

US “threats” against International Criminal Court must stop

Saturday, 23 March 2019, 1:14 pm | UN Special Procedures - Human Rights

Warnings by US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and National Security Adviser John Bolton of measures against the International Criminal Court (ICC) must not be allowed to hinder the Court’s ability to fulfil its mandate, say UN human rights experts*. ... More >>

More children killed by unsafe water, than bullets

Friday, 22 March 2019, 1:33 pm | United Nations

A lack of safe water, is far deadlier for children than war in more than a dozen conflict-affected countries, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said on Thursday, in a report launched to coincide with World Water Day, marked on 22 March. More >>

Regional tourism boosted by Pacific Promotion Program

Friday, 22 March 2019, 12:36 pm | South Pacific Tourism Organisation

As the Meet the Pacific ended this week, a major highlight for the South Pacific Tourism Organisation was the launch of the Pacific Promotion Program for Trade, Investment & Tourism (PPTT) in Seoul, South Korea on Wednesday 13th March. More >>

Get EOS Airdrop Token Every Hour with PRA Candybox!

Friday, 22 March 2019, 12:18 pm | Asia Corporate News Network - ACN Newswire

Infinito Wallet ’s crucial partnership with global leading EOS block producers and block producer candidates comes along with valuable benefits for users. This March 13th, support for EOS DApps will officially be available on Infinito Wallet's ... More >>

29% of Indonesian Consumers Use Pirated TV Boxes

Friday, 22 March 2019, 11:13 am | Asia Corporate News Network - ACN Newswire

JAKARTA, Mar 22, 2019 - (ACN Newswire) - In a recent study of the online content viewing behaviour of Indonesian consumers, it was revealed that 29% of consumers use a TV box which can be used to stream pirated television and video content. These ... More >>

Education critical to ensure future of forests

Friday, 22 March 2019, 10:35 am | UN News

The UN drew attention to the vital role that forests play in addressing some of the world’s greatest environmental challenges on Thursday, and the importance of tackling the issues that threaten them, such as deforestation, and land degradation. More >>

Racist rhetoric in Europe on the rise

Friday, 22 March 2019, 9:29 am | Euro Med Monitor

Geneva - The international community needs to exert more efforts to curb racist practices targeting minorities in countries around the world, said the Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Monitor, noting that the International Day for the Elimination of Racial ... More >>

INDIA: Fighting Supremacist Majoritarianism a must

Friday, 22 March 2019, 9:24 am | Asian Human Rights Commission

The world is celebrating the 53rd International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination today, on March 21. Sadly, the day marks an ironic, melancholic moment in India. Often referred to as the largest democracy in the world, India is now witnessing ... More >>

Service and Sacrifice: Malaysian peacekeepers in Lebanon

Friday, 22 March 2019, 9:23 am | UN News

Service and Sacrifice: Malaysian peacekeepers in Lebanon proud to serve their homeland and the United Nations More >>

‘Massive and protracted’ humanitarian crisis in DR Congo

Friday, 22 March 2019, 9:21 am | UN News

‘Massive and protracted’ humanitarian crisis in DR Congo can be ‘beaten back’ if donors step up More >>

UNFCCC 25th: Climate Action is More Urgent than Ever

Friday, 22 March 2019, 9:20 am | UNFCCC

Today marks a special day in the history of global climate action: It marks the day when the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) first came into force. To celebrate the 25th anniversary of the entry into force, Patricia Espinosa, UN ... More >>

Marking international day, UN experts call to end racism

Friday, 22 March 2019, 9:19 am | UN News

Marking international day, UN experts call for urgent action to end racial discrimination, in wake of New Zealand anti-Muslim attack More >>

Idai disaster: Stranded victims still need rescue

Friday, 22 March 2019, 9:17 am | UN News

Idai disaster: Stranded victims still need rescue from heavy rains as UN scales up response More >>

Venezuela: UN experts condemn widespread rights violations

Friday, 22 March 2019, 9:15 am | UN Special Procedures - Human Rights

Venezuela: UN experts condemn widespread rights violations reported during protests More >>

Singapore's Tembusu to launch at least RMB 1.0 Billion

Friday, 22 March 2019, 9:14 am | Asia Corporate News Network - ACN Newswire

Singapore's Tembusu to launch at least RMB 1.0 Billion of China Funds after securing first QFLP Status for Guizhou Province More >>

Zing Music Partners Paramount Elites to Develop Marketing

Friday, 22 March 2019, 9:13 am | Asia Corporate News Network - ACN Newswire

Zing Music Technologies Limited has entered into a strategic alliance with Paramount Elites Limited to develop big data marketing in the Asia Region. More >>

Racism: UN experts condemn mosque attacks

Friday, 22 March 2019, 9:12 am | UN Special Procedures - Human Rights

States must take urgent, concerted action to achieve racial equality and stop using nationalist populist rhetoric to stoke discrimination, says a group of UN human rights experts*. The appeal comes on the occasion of International Day for the Elimination ... More >>

23rd edition of FILMART draws 9,000 international buyers

Friday, 22 March 2019, 9:10 am | Asia Corporate News Network - ACN Newswire

The 23rd edition of Hong Kong International Film and TV Market (FILMART), organised by the HKTDC, drew to a successful close today. The four-day event attracted nearly 9,000 buyers. More >>

Venezuela: ‘A worrying destabilizing factor in the region’

Thursday, 21 March 2019, 3:23 pm | UN News

Venezuela: ‘A worrying destabilizing factor in the region’, Bachelet tells Human Rights Council More >>

‘Growing alarm’ over Fall Armyworm advance across Asia

Thursday, 21 March 2019, 2:23 pm | UN News

The Fall Armyworm pest is continuing to sweep across the globe, having moved eastwards from their native Americas, onto Africa, before arriving in Asia only last summer, where they now threaten to cost farmers from India to Thailand, billions of dollars ... More >>

Endorsing Accountability for Global Peace Building

Thursday, 21 March 2019, 10:53 am | Heavenly Culture World Peace Restoration of Light

On March 14th, about 30,000 people from all sectors of society including government officials, religious leaders, heads of NGOs, media, and general citizens, gathered in Seoul, South Korea, to increase efforts for the establishment of an international ... More >>

Five Benefits of Life Without NATO

Thursday, 21 March 2019, 9:29 am | David Swanson

This week, war industry employee Hans Binnendijk claimed in the weapons-advertisement conveyance Defense News that we all get five big benefits from NATO: More >>

Human rights to water and sanitation lead the way

Thursday, 21 March 2019, 9:26 am | UN Special Procedures - Human Rights

Human rights to water and sanitation lead the way to leaving no one behind, says UN expert More >>

Global South cooperation ‘vital’ to climate change fight

Thursday, 21 March 2019, 9:17 am | UN News

South-South cooperation is key to the world’s sustainable development and the fight against global warming said the United Nations Secretary-General on Wednesday, as the opening session of the Second UN Conference on South-South Cooperation got underway ... More >>

Cyclone Idai: UN allocates $20 million in emergency funding

Thursday, 21 March 2019, 9:15 am | UN News

As the full scale of the devastation caused by Cyclone Idai in South-West Africa continues to be assessed, the UN and humanitarian partners are ramping up the provision of emergency food, shelter, water and health care supplies to hundreds-of-thousands ... More >>

Campaign launched to recruit champions for Aus sharks

Wednesday, 20 March 2019, 5:52 pm | Humane Society International

Campaign launched to recruit champions for Australia's sharks and rays More >>

Jinchuan International Announces Annual Results for 2018

Wednesday, 20 March 2019, 5:07 pm | Asia Corporate News Network - ACN Newswire

Jinchuan Group International Resources Co. Ltd (the "Company", together with its subsidiaries, collectively referred to "the Group" or "Jinchuan International", Stock Code: 2362.HK ) today announced its annual results for ... More >>

Nadi CCI cancels Holi celebrations to mourn Christchurch

Wednesday, 20 March 2019, 12:45 pm | Nadi Chamber of Commerce

The plans to celebrate Holi by NCCI is now cancelled due to the Christchurch Mosque shooting that has claimed 50 lives and many more are admitted to hospital, some of whom are in critical conditions More >>

UN launches ‘South-South Galaxy’ knowledge-sharing platform

Wednesday, 20 March 2019, 10:07 am | UN News

When countries of the Global South forged an historic technical cooperation deal among themselves 40 years ago, digital technology was a thing of the future, but developing nations have come a long way since then. More >>

Cyclone Idai: emergency getting ‘bigger by the hour’ - UN

Wednesday, 20 March 2019, 9:34 am | UN News

The full scale of the devastation caused by Tropical Cyclone Idai in south-west Africa is becoming clearer, the UN said on Tuesday, warning that the emergency “is getting bigger by the hour”. More >>

UN rights expert unable to carry out visit to Morocco

Wednesday, 20 March 2019, 9:31 am | UN Special Procedures - Human Rights

The UN Special Rapporteur on the independence of judges and lawyers, Diego García-Sayán, has announced that the necessary conditions for his visit to Morocco have not been fulfilled. “The Government of Morocco has not been able to ensure a programme of ... More >>

It's not tribalism, refugee fearmongering is Gov policy

Tuesday, 19 March 2019, 5:45 pm | Refugee Action Coalition

The Prime Minister, Scott Morrsion, is only trying to cover up the reality of government policy by suggesting that “tribalism” is dividing Australia. More >>

What is South-South cooperation and why does it matter?

Tuesday, 19 March 2019, 10:59 am | UN News

This week in Argentina’s capital, Buenos Aires, over one thousand people, including high level government delegations and representatives from the private sector and civil society, will gather for the Second High-level United Nations Conference on ... More >>

UN will do ‘utmost to mitigate violence in DR congo'

Tuesday, 19 March 2019, 9:29 am | UN News

UN will do ‘utmost to prevent and mitigate any risk of violence’ in DR Congo, pledges Mission chief More >>

People of African descent demand rights in Argentinia

Tuesday, 19 March 2019, 9:24 am | UN Special Procedures - Human Rights

Argentina must address the long-standing invisibility and persistent structural discrimination faced by Afro-Argentines, people of African descent and Africans, says a group of UN human rights experts* visiting the country. “Argentina should come to terms ... More >>

Israel exploitation of resources is human rights violation

Tuesday, 19 March 2019, 9:23 am | UN Special Procedures - Human Rights

Israel’s exploitation of Palestinian resources is human rights violation, says UN expert More >>

Hong Kong International Film and TV Market (FILMART) opens

Tuesday, 19 March 2019, 9:11 am | Asia Corporate News Network - ACN Newswire

Organised by the HKTDC, the 23rd edition of the Hong Kong International Film and TV Market (FILMART) opened today and continues through 21 March at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC), raising the curtain for the largest marketplace ... More >>

Global Beauty Brand Paul Penders Launches in Asia

Tuesday, 19 March 2019, 9:06 am | Asia Corporate News Network - ACN Newswire

ust like its collection of natural skin and hair care products, the globally renowned natural brand Paul Penders is rejuvenating its presence in Asia with new products, a new team, and new distributors. More >>

NGOCHR condemns Christchurch terror attack

Monday, 18 March 2019, 8:01 pm | NGO Coalition on Human Rights

The NGO Coalition on Human Rights (NGOCHR) is deeply saddened by the terror attack that took place in Christchurch on Friday and strongly condemns Islamophobia, all forms of violence, discrimination and terrorism. More >>

Saving the Planet One Child at a Time

Monday, 18 March 2019, 4:43 pm | Binoy Kampmark

Children’s crusades do not necessarily end well. During the years of armed missions to the Holy Land, when Jerusalem meant something to the sacredly inclined in Europe, children were encouraged to take to the rough and dangerous road as it wound its ... More >>

Plan to develop affordable housing for Fijian families

Monday, 18 March 2019, 4:39 pm | IFC

IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, has signed a landmark agreement with the Fijian Government to bring in the private sector to help provide affordable and climate-resilient homes for low and middle-income families. More >>

World Bank Group Pacific Hub Opens in Suva

Monday, 18 March 2019, 4:34 pm | World Bank

The World Bank Group has taken an important step in significantly increasing its presence in the Pacific, with the official opening of a new office in Suva, Fiji, which will serve as a regional hub for the development institution’s work across ... More >>

Death of Roland Oldham

Monday, 18 March 2019, 4:09 pm | Association Moruroa e Tatou

Dear friends We bear the tragic news that Roland Oldham, a true champion of Moruroa workers, has died. After a long struggle with cancer, Roland died last Saturday in Tahiti, aged 68. Roland was President of Moruroa e Tatou, the association of former ... More >>

UN standing with Zimbabwe, Malawi, Mozambique during Cyclone

Monday, 18 March 2019, 3:34 pm | UN News

UN standing with Zimbabwe, Malawi, Mozambique as Southern Africa death toll from deadly cyclone mounts More >>

CUPW Condemns Terrorist Attack in New Zealand

Monday, 18 March 2019, 1:51 pm | Canadian Union of Postal Workers

The massacre of worshippers at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand today, has been described by the country's police commissioner as an "unprecedented, abhorrent event" that's being investigated as a terrorist attack. More >>

Online Loans in Indonesia Present Business Capital Solution

Monday, 18 March 2019, 10:10 am | Asia Corporate News Network - ACN Newswire

The rapid development of Indonesia's fintech industry, especially in the online lending sector, has brought about with it some fresh air, especially for the people in Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs). With the presence of online lending fintech, ... More >>

UN condemns arrests, violence against Gaza protestors

Monday, 18 March 2019, 9:19 am | UN News

UN Middle East Coordinator strongly condemns ‘arrests and violence’ by Hamas security forces during Gaza protests More >>

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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