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Healthcare Workers Hold Vigils For Colleagues Killed In Gaza

Thursday, 30 November 2023, 2:07 pm | Aotearoa Healthcare Workers For Palestine

As the world continues to reckon with the devastating toll of conflict, we call on our community to gather to pay tribute to the bravery and sacrifice of healthcare workers in Gaza. On Friday, 1 December in Tāmaki Makarau and Pōneke, solemn vigils ... More >>

ManageEngine Enhances Its SIEM With Industry-first, Dual-layered System For Precise And Accurate Threat Detection

Thursday, 30 November 2023, 11:23 am | ManageEngine

SOCs can leverage the dynamic learning capabilities of the company's reinforced TDIR module, Vigil IQ, to optimise threat detection and investigation Adopt dual-layer ML for improved automation, correctness and reliability in threat detection Smart ... More >>

"Listen To Us": What Children Want From COP28

Thursday, 30 November 2023, 10:58 am | Save The Children

Children across the world are demanding better access to climate education, more funding for climate-resilient infrastructure and a seat at the table with their voices heard as their governments head to COP28 this week, Save the Children said. The requests ... More >>

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Israel-Palestine Crisis: Gaza City A ‘ghost Town’, Reports UN Aid Agency

Thursday, 30 November 2023, 7:11 am | UN News

Amid hopes of a deal to extend the pause in fighting in Gaza between Israel and Hamas on Wednesday, the UN agency for Palestinian refugees (UNRWA) reported that humanitarian assistance had reached its shelters in northern Gaza for first time ... More >>

Bravo Strike Team Arrives Home From Queensland Fires

Wednesday, 29 November 2023, 3:19 pm | Fire and Emergency NZ

Fire and Emergency New Zealand’s Bravo strike team has arrived home after assisting with the response to wildfires burning across Queensland. Due to recent rainfall and a significant drop in the number of wildfires across the state, Bravo will be ... More >>

Samsung Signs Memorandum Of Understanding With Cook Islands Ministry Of Education

Wednesday, 29 November 2023, 2:25 pm | Samsung

Samsung aims to foster a culture of innovative thinking and problem-solving among Cook Island youth through the launch of design thinking innovative Solve for Tomorrow challenge More >>

Introducing Octowill's Exclusive Client Experience, And Reveiling A New Era Of Wealth Managementanc

Wednesday, 29 November 2023, 2:16 pm | ACN Newswire

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 29, 2023 - (ACN Newswire) - Octowill Trustees Berhad ("Octowill" or the “Group”), a vanguard in the field of trust and estate management, is proud to announce the grand opening of the Group’s new private lounge and office, a first-of-its-kind ... More >>

Mitsubishi Shipbuilding Holds Christening And Handover Ceremony For Demonstration Test Ship For Liquefied CO2 Transport

Wednesday, 29 November 2023, 11:10 am | JCN Newswire

TOKYO, Nov 28, 2023 - (JCN Newswire) - Mitsubishi Shipbuilding Co., Ltd., a Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) Group company based in Yokohama, today held a christening and handover ceremony for a demonstration test ship to transport liquefied carbon ... More >>

Haiti: UN Report Says Gang Violence Spreading, Urges Speedy Deployment Of Multinational Security Mission

Wednesday, 29 November 2023, 11:06 am | United Nations Human Rights Commissioner

GENEVA/PORT-AU-PRINCE (28 November 2023) - A new UN report out today details a further, shocking rise in gang violence in Haiti as criminal gangs forge alliances and expand to rural areas previously considered safe – killing, raping, kidnapping, and destroying ... More >>

Gaza Doctors ‘terrified’ Of Deadly Disease Outbreak As Aid Teams Race To Deliver

Wednesday, 29 November 2023, 10:59 am | United Nations

As the pause in fighting in Gaza appeared to enter a fifth day on Tuesday, UN humanitarians warned that aid deliveries needed to multiply immediately to save the lives of the injured and stem the risk of a deadly disease outbreak that has left doctors “terrified”. ... More >>

Comment By UN Human Rights Office Spokesperson Liz Throssell On Executions Of A Child And A Young Man In Iran

Wednesday, 29 November 2023, 10:56 am | United Nations Human Rights Commissioner

The executions by Iranian authorities of a 17-year-old child and of a 22-year-old man, on 24 November 2023. The execution of Hamidreza Azari, who was accused of murder, is the first reported execution of an alleged child offender in Iran this year. We ... More >>

GAZA: Repeated Diplomatic Failures Continue To Cost Thousands Of Children’s Lives

Wednesday, 29 November 2023, 10:43 am | Save The Children

The international community’s failure to agree on a ceasefire is costing thousands of lives, says Save the Children, as the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) prepares to meet tomorrow to discuss the escalation of violence in the occupied Palestinian ... More >>

Why Is The COP28 Conference Important?

Wednesday, 29 November 2023, 10:41 am | United Nations

Since the adoption of the Paris Agreement on climate change at COP21 in 2015, subsequent conferences have revolved around implementing its key goal: halt global average temperature rise to well below 2°C and pursue efforts to limit the rise to 1.5°C above pre-industrial ... More >>

COP28: Number Of Children Facing Hunger Due To Weather Extremes More Than Doubles In 2022

Wednesday, 29 November 2023, 10:28 am | Save The Children

More than 27 million children were driven into hunger and malnutrition by extreme weather events in countries heavily impacted by the climate crisis in 2022, which was a 135% jump from the previous year, according to a new data analysis by Save ... More >>

Southeast Asia A Bright Spot In The Global Flexible Office Market In 2023

Wednesday, 29 November 2023, 9:04 am | ACN Newswire

TEC's operations in Southeast Asia has seen exceptional growth in 2023, driven by client-led demand in Singapore, Indonesia, Vietnam and the Philippines; growth momentum projected to continue through 2024. The Executive Centre (“TEC”), the leading ... More >>

Dassault Systèmes, MEMKO And USQ To Boost Australia’s Space Manufacturing Capabilities With Virtual Twin Experiences

Tuesday, 28 November 2023, 11:59 am | Dassault Systemes

Melbourne, Australia – November 28, 2023 – Dassault Systèmes (Euronext Paris: FR0014003TT8, DSY.PA ), its valued partner MEMKO and the University of Southern Queensland’s (UniSQ) iLAuNCH Trailblazer program are collaborating to catalyse the development ... More >>

Hopes For A Sustainable Planet Must Not ‘melt Away’: Guterres

Tuesday, 28 November 2023, 11:34 am | United Nations

UN Secretary-General António Guterres was briefing reporters in New York after seeing for himself over the weekend the “profoundly shocking” speed at which ice is melting in Antarctica – three times faster than the rate in the early 1990s. ... More >>

Rubrik Helps Customers Further Protect Amazon S3 Data

Tuesday, 28 November 2023, 11:14 am | Rubrik

AWS RE:INVENT, LAS VEGAS, November 27, 2023 – Rubrik , the Zero Trust Data Security™ Company, today announced its ability to further protect Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) data. As organisations face increased pressure to protect their data ... More >>

Indigenous Researchers Call For Urgent Global Climate Action

Tuesday, 28 November 2023, 11:11 am | IICCRS

Gathering under the banner of the International Indigenous Climate Change Research Summit (IICCRS) from November 13th to 17th, 2023, Indigenous researchers and leaders from across the globe convened to address the increasingly urgent climate crisis. ... More >>

GAZA: Extension Of Humanitarian Pause Another Step In The Right Direction But Still Falls Far Short

Tuesday, 28 November 2023, 10:40 am | Save The Children

The agreed extension of the four-day pause in fighting by two days is welcome news but children in Gaza won’t be safe until a lasting ceasefire is agreed. Children held hostage must also be released, says Save the Children. The fragile pause has ... More >>

Rising Storms: Climate Change Exacerbating Conflict And Hunger

Tuesday, 28 November 2023, 10:32 am | World Vision

A World Vision report released today ahead of COP28 reveals those living on the frontlines of climate change believe it exacerbates conflict, hunger, and displacement. A survey of nearly 3,000 people in nine low- and middle-income countries1 , including ... More >>

African Scientists Urge African Scientists To Reject Fossil Fuels At COP28

Tuesday, 28 November 2023, 10:10 am | Greenpeace Africa

Ahead of the COP28 climate summit, close to 50 Scientists and a group of over 2000 youth across 30 African countries have called on African leaders to seize this opportunity to transition the continent to 100% renewable energy and reject the destructive path ... More >>

Military Coup Has Exacerbated Already Severe Climate Risks In Myanmar: UN Experts

Tuesday, 28 November 2023, 9:17 am | United Nations

GENEVA (27 November 2023) – UN experts* warned today that the military coup in Myanmar had not only caused a human rights and humanitarian crisis, it was also increasing the climate vulnerability of the people of Myanmar. “It is imperative that world ... More >>

OrbusNeich Acquires 84% Stake In Indonesian Distributor PT Revass For Approximately US$15 Million

Tuesday, 28 November 2023, 9:14 am | ACN Newswire

Strengthens Global Direct Sales Team to Capture New Business Opportunities in Indonesia's Medical Industry HONG KONG, Nov 27, 2023 - (ACN Newswire) - OrbusNeich Medical Group Holdings Ltd ("OrbusNeich", 6929.HK ), a major global medical device manufacturer ... More >>

Save The Children Condemns Exploitation Of Children For Geopolitical End As Child Hostages And Detainees Released

Monday, 27 November 2023, 12:05 pm | Save The Children

Save the Children has welcomed the release of some Israeli children held hostage in Gaza and some Palestinian children held in Israeli military detention but reiterated a call for all remaining hostages to be released unconditionally, for more to be ... More >>

Dayenu: New Zealand Jews Against The Occupation Is Calling On Government To Demand A Permanent Ceasefire In Gaza.

Monday, 27 November 2023, 11:56 am | Jews Against The Occupation Of Gaza

Dayenu is a Jewish organisation that stands for peace, justice and equality for all peoples, Israeli and Palestinian, between the river and the sea. Our Kaupapa is simple: no one is free until we are all free. We at Dayenu have been in a state ... More >>

Joint IDF And COGAT Announcement

Monday, 27 November 2023, 10:24 am | Embassy of Israel

In a significant move coordinated by the Coordinator of Government Activities in the Territories (COGAT), 200 trucks were allowed entry into Gaza today, Sunday. Out of these, 42 trucks were loaded with shelter equipment. This initiative has been ... More >>

Ugandan Woman Advocates For Her Rights After ‘Life Of Pain’

Sunday, 26 November 2023, 3:02 pm | UN News

A Ugandan woman who has a physical disability is learning how to fight for her and other women’s rights after suffering a life “full of pain”, thanks to a UN-supported programme. In the first of a two-part series, Angela Muhindo spoke to UN Women ahead ... More >>

No Excuse For Not Making Labour And Migration Safe And Fair For Women

Sunday, 26 November 2023, 3:00 pm | CNS

Female migrant workers, despite contributing a significant share to the economy, face alarming levels of sexual and other forms of gender-based violence and harassment all across the migration cycle. Actions to make labour and migration safe and fair ... More >>

UN Delivers More Aid Into Gaza On First Day Of Humanitarian Pause

Saturday, 25 November 2023, 2:15 pm | UN News

The United Nations was able to scale up delivery of humanitarian assistance into and across Gaza during the humanitarian pause that went into effect on Friday following an agreement reached this week between Israel and Hamas. Gaza has a population of ... More >>

Op-ed By UNFPA Asia-Pacific Regional Director: Data Is Crucial To Preventing Gender-based Violence

Saturday, 25 November 2023, 1:55 pm | UNFPA Asia and the Pacific

From informing policy and advocating for change to measuring progress on commitments, investing in quality and ethical data is a key component to preventing gender-based violence. Gender-based violence remains an urgent human rights concern in the Asia ... More >>

Clashes In Eastern DR Congo Displace 450,000 In Six Weeks

Saturday, 25 November 2023, 7:05 am | UN News

Humanitarians are urgently scaling up aid in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) where an escalating crisis is again unfolding, the UN refugee agency, UNHCR, and the UN Children’s Fund, UNICEF, said on Friday. Violent clashes between ... More >>

Gaza: Start Of Truce Feeds Hopes For Respite, Access To People In Need: UN Humanitarians

Saturday, 25 November 2023, 7:04 am | UN News

Trucks with relief supplies continued to enter Gaza through the Rafah crossing from Egypt on Friday after the entry into force of a four-day pause in fighting, UN humanitarians said. They reiterated calls for access to all parts of the war-shattered enclave ... More >>

HMNZS Manawanui Provides Tropical Cyclone Assistance To Fiji

Friday, 24 November 2023, 11:04 am | New Zealand Defence Force

Royal New Zealand Navy ship HMNZS Manawanui has resumed its planned programme in the South-West Pacific, after delivering food and other relief supplies across Fiji following Tropical Cyclone Mal. The specialist dive and hydrographic vessel was near ... More >>

Greenpeace Confronts Deep Sea Mining Ship In At-risk Pacific Region

Friday, 24 November 2023, 9:19 am | Greenpeace

Eastern Pacific Ocean - Greenpeace International activists yesterday began an ongoing peaceful action against a ship doing deep sea mining exploration for The Metals Company (TMC), to denounce the imminent threat that this industry poses to the world’s ... More >>

College Of Midwives Calls For Ongoing Ceasefire In Gaza

Friday, 24 November 2023, 9:18 am | NZ College Of Midwives

Midwives Chief Executive, Alison Eddy: The New Zealand College of Midwives and members are calling for an ongoing cessation of hostilities, fighting and violence in Gaza. We stand with the International Confederation of Midwives and all midwives in the ... More >>

Ours Is An Indigenous Struggle: How Gaza United The World

Friday, 24 November 2023, 9:17 am | Ramzy Baroud

For decades, the struggle for national liberation in Palestine was rightly understood to be part and parcel of a global struggle for liberation, mainly in the Global South. And since national liberation movements were, per definition, the struggle for indigenous ... More >>

Tax Progress At UN Welcomed - NZ Should Support

Thursday, 23 November 2023, 10:41 am | Tax Justice Aotearoa

Tax Justice Aotearoa welcomes last night's landslide vote in favour of international tax cooperation at the United Nations - despite the New Zealand government's opposition. Overnight (NZT), countries at the UN adopted by huge majority a resolution to begin ... More >>

Making Free-to-play-and-earn A Reality For Gamers

Thursday, 23 November 2023, 9:42 am | ACN Newswire

Tortola, British Virgin Islands, Nov 21, 2023 - (ACN Newswire) - With great excitement, we are pleased to announce our partnership with Skale, a zero-gas fee EVM blockchain. As a pioneering free-to-play-and-earn game that embodies the spirit of a new era ... More >>

Rallies And Demonstrations Continue Despite “4-day Pause” In Israel’s War In Gaza

Thursday, 23 November 2023, 9:08 am | Palestine Solidarity Network

Despite the “four day pause” in Israel’s war on Gaza Palestine solidarity supporters will be rallying and marching around New Zealand again this weekend. “A pause in Israel’s genocidal rampage through Gaza is a welcome small step but must ... More >>

Save The Children Welcomes Temporary Truce And Hostage Release But Warns Children Won’t Be Safe Without A Ceasefire

Thursday, 23 November 2023, 8:41 am | Save The Children

Save the Children International CEO Inger Ashing said today the temporary truce and release of hostages was welcomed but it was critical to have a lasting ceasefire for the sake of all children: "We welcome reports that an agreement has been ... More >>

Ukraine: Civilian Casualties Mount As War Enters Second Winter

Thursday, 23 November 2023, 2:04 am | UN News

At least 10,000 civilians, including over 560 children, have been killed and more than 18,500 injured since Russia launched its full-scale invasion of Ukraine in February last year, the UN Human Rights Monitoring Mission there said on Tuesday. The Monitoring ... More >>

INTERVIEW: UN General Assembly Resolutions Represent ‘the Conscience Of Humanity’, President Says

Thursday, 23 November 2023, 1:58 am | UN News

The recent General Assembly resolution calling for a humanitarian truce in Gaza is just one example of how the UN’s most representative body – comprising all 193 Member States - reflects the global conscience. “We never get unanimity in ... More >>

MSF Doctors Killed In Strike On Al Awda Hospital In Northern Gaza

Wednesday, 22 November 2023, 11:35 am | Doctors Without Borders

November 22, 2023 - Médecins sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) is horrified by the killing of two MSF doctors, Dr Mahmoud Abu Nujaila and Dr Ahmad Al Sahar, and a third doctor working with Al Awda, Dr. Ziad Al-Tatari, following ... More >>

General Assembly Resolution Upholds The Olympic Truce

Wednesday, 22 November 2023, 10:31 am | United Nations

<img src="" width="720" height="393"> Ahead of the Summer Olympics in Paris next year, the UN General Assembly has urged countries to maintain the ancient ... More >>

Coates, John Holland And BHP Come Together To Champion Women In Sport And Industry

Wednesday, 22 November 2023, 10:20 am | Coates

Coates, Australia’s leading equipment hire and solutions provider, along with John Holland and BHP, have come together to champion female representation in sport and heavy industry. All three industry-leading organisations are sponsors of the ... More >>

Malaysia's West And East Dilemma

Wednesday, 22 November 2023, 9:43 am | Collins Chong Yew Keat

Malaysia’s participation in the recent APEC Summit has seen the strong stance on the Palestinian issue being projected. In navigating the expected implications on this stance, Malaysia has also reiterated its conventional position on neutrality ... More >>

World Economic Forum To Accelerate Multistakeholder Climate Action At COP28

Wednesday, 22 November 2023, 9:04 am | World Economic Forum

The World Economic Forum will convene heads of state, ministers, business leaders, philanthropy and civil society to advance climate action at the 28th Conference of the Parties of the UNFCCC (COP28) at the Expo City Dubai, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. ... More >>

Shooting Our Own Foot: Misuse Of Medicines Is Making Infections Difficult To Treat

Tuesday, 21 November 2023, 5:13 pm | CNS

Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) occurs when bacteria, viruses, fungi and parasites change over time and become resistant to (or no longer respond to) medicines, making infections harder to treat and increasing the risk of disease spread, severe illness ... More >>

At Least 5 Million Children At The Brink In Darfur As Unchecked Conflict Worsens

Tuesday, 21 November 2023, 4:27 pm | UNICEF Aotearoa NZ

In the last seven months of fighting in Sudan, reported cases of children killed and injured in Darfur spiked 550 per cent when compared to all of 2022. NEW YORK, 20 November 2023 – The escalating humanitarian crisis in Sudan over the last seven ... More >>

Hamas Press Conference In Lebanon On The 37th Day Of Al-Aqsa Flood

Tuesday, 21 November 2023, 10:13 am | Hamas - Islamic Resistance Movement

Firstly, we salute our steadfast people in Gaza, the bearers of the banner in defense of Al-Quds and Al-Aqsa, who will not be harmed by those who have let them down. A salute to the valiant resistance and the victorious Al-Qassam Brigades, who are writing ... More >>

Fujitsu To License Topological Data Analysis Technology To Delight Health

Tuesday, 21 November 2023, 2:19 am | JCN Newswire

Fujitsu to license Topological Data Analysis technology to Delight Health, a Bay Area startup focused on providing innovative mental health solutions License transfer highlights Fujitsu's open innovation approach with Silicon Valley ecosystem to bring ... More >>

TransNusa Ends 2023 As Fastest Growing Airline In South East Asia

Tuesday, 21 November 2023, 2:17 am | ACN Newswire

World Class Changi Airport Welcomes TransNusa JAKARTA, Nov 20, 2023 - (ACN Newswire) - PT TransNusa Aviation Mandiri (TransNusa), the new player with new rules, today announced that its maiden flight, 8B-151, has successfully and safely landed in Singapore ... More >>

Shifting From Dialogue To Partnership Towards 2050 Strategy

Tuesday, 21 November 2023, 1:48 am | PIANGO

Shifting from Dialogue to Partnership – shared responsibility and mutual accountability in the Implementation of the 2050 Strategy Civil Society during the pre-52nd Pacific Islands Forum Leaders Meeting CSO Roundtable in Rarotonga, Cook Islands, reiterated ... More >>

General Comment 26 Launched In The Pacific

Tuesday, 21 November 2023, 1:34 am | UNICEF Pacific

UN Child Rights Committee meets with Pacific children and governments to share new guidance on children and environment  Apia, 20th November 2023 – On the occasion of World Children’s Day, the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child launched ... More >>

End To Killing Of Children In Armed Conflict, UN Committee Urges

Tuesday, 21 November 2023, 1:30 am | UN Treaty Bodies

World’s Children Day 20 November 2023 GENEVA (20 November 2023) – With one out of every five children worldwide living within armed conflict zones, the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child marks World Children’s Day in a sombre mood and calls ... More >>

Telegram In Kenya: Keep People Connected During National Exams

Tuesday, 21 November 2023, 1:27 am | Access Now

People in Kenya have the right to access information and communicate freely online — including through messaging applications like Telegram. There have been ongoing reports of Telegram being intermittently inaccessible for more than a week in Kenya, ... More >>

Jan Ritch-Frel: The New Grand Tour

Tuesday, 21 November 2023, 1:25 am | Independent Media Institute

Six million years of human evidence offers a powerful universal education to address humanity’s most significant challenges and opportunities. By Jan Ritch-Frel All of humanity can now take the Grand Tour: a travel circuit of global sites that help ... More >>

Rubrik Named A Leader In IDC MarketScape For Worldwide Cyber Recovery

Monday, 20 November 2023, 2:36 pm | Rubrik

PALO ALTO, Calif., November 17, 2023 – Rubrik , the Zero Trust Data Security™ Company, today announced it has been named a Leader in the inaugural IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Cyber Recovery 2023 Vendor Assessment. The IDC MarketScape also recognised ... More >>

MSF Condemns Deliberate Attack On A Convoy Transporting Staff, Resulting In One Death And One Injury

Monday, 20 November 2023, 10:23 am | Doctors Without Borders

Sydney 19 November - On 18 November 2023, an MSF staff’s relative died and another one injured in an attack on an MSF convoy trying to evacuate 137 people - MSF Palestinian staff members and their families. They were trapped for a week in MSF premises located ... More >>


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