Public Interest

Flip Your World View: Expo 2020 Dubai Aims to Turn Millions Into Global Changemakers as Event Marks One Year Countdown

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, Oct. 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Expo 2020 Dubai has announced a collaboration with the Swedish-based Gapminder Foundation to turn Expo 2020 visitors into global champions for change. The news comes as Expo2020 marks the one year countdown to The World's Greatest Show of...

2019-10-21 19:34 150

"MEDIA ALERT: Dutch Farm Group Are Not 'Unification Church' Members"

NEW YORK, Oct. 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Family Federation for World Peace and Unification (FFWPU), commonly referred to as 'the Unification Church', was deeply alarmed to hear of the family being held in inhumane conditions on a farmhouse inthe Netherlands. While we can confirm that one of the vi...

2019-10-18 11:16 362

Malaysia's Former Minister of Defence, Hishammuddin Hussein, Declares That His Country Deserves Better

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Oct. 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Mr. Hishammuddin Hussein, the former Defence Minister ofMalaysia, has called on his countrymen to work towards uniting all races and working towards the nation's progress. ...

2019-10-18 09:00 382

IOF: A Fracture Every 3 Seconds Worldwide - That's Osteoporosis

GENEVA, Oct. 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Marine fractured her spine while bending to help her disabled mother. Lo Lan broke her hip after tripping over a loose carpet in her home. Osteoporosis causes bones to become weak and easi...

2019-10-18 08:05 409

Artificial intelligence is transforming health care across Asia, fuelled by innovative public-private sector R&D and a focus on domestic health-care burdens

SINGAPORE, Oct. 15, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- A new study by MIT Technology Review Insights in association with Baidu explores emerging use cases for artificial intelligence (AI) inAsia's health-care ecosystems. The report, "AI in health care: Capacity, capability and the future of active health inAsi...

2019-10-15 21:00 390

World Thrombosis Day Empowers People Around the World to Recognize and Help Prevent Life-Threatening Blood Clots

In Its Sixth Year, the Global Campaign Highlights Ways to Reduce the Impact of a Condition that Contributes to One in Four Deaths Worldwide CHAPEL HILL, North Carolina, Oct. 9, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- On October 13, the World Thrombosis Day campaign shares an important message: patients, regardless ...

2019-10-09 12:00 318

President Macky Sall and Bishop Munib A. Younan selected as the 2020 Sunhak Peace Prize Laureates

NAGOYA, Japan, Oct. 5, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Sunhak Peace Prize Committee has selectedMacky Sall (age 59, President of Senegal) and Munib A. Younan (age 70, former President of the Lutheran World Federation) as the 2020 Sunhak Peace Prize Laureates. In addition, to mark the 100th anniversary o...

2019-10-05 17:00 755

Desmond Tutu Announces the Winners of the International Children's Peace Prize 2019: Greta Thunberg (16) From Sweden and Divina Maloum (14) From Cameroon

AMSTERDAM, Oct. 4, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The International Children's Peace Prize is an initiative of the International children's rights organization KidsRights. Each year the young winner's message reaches millions of people worldwide.

2019-10-04 14:00 590

"Everything You Treasure -- For a World Free From Nuclear Weapons" Exhibition Shown in Kazakhstan

NUR-SULTAN, Kazakhstan and TOKYO, Oct. 2, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The exhibition "Everything You Treasure -- For a World Free From Nuclear Weapons" is on display in the Library of the First President of the Republic ofKazakhstan - Elbasy in Nur-Sultan (Astana), fromOctober 2 - 13, to mark the 30th a...

2019-10-02 18:19 278

Medical Tourism Conference Moves to Abu Dhabi with Highest Quality of Participants in 12 Years

WEST PALM BEACH, Florida, Oct. 2, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Hosted buyers, expert speakers, Ministers of Health, and hundreds of other healthcare executives will travel toAbu Dhabi next month as delegates to the 12th World Medical Tourism & Global Healthcare Congress (WMTC). The Congress, which hopes ...

2019-10-02 01:45 443

A boost for development in Saudi Arabia: Entertainment Industry Forum launches in Riyadh

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, Oct. 2, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- In a move that will spur the development of the entertainment sector in theKingdom of Saudi Arabia, the JOY Entertainment Industry Forum 2019 is set to launch fromOctober 13th through 14th at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel inRiyadh. The Forum is all pa...

2019-10-02 00:49 323

CyberPeace Institute to Support Victims Harmed by Escalating Conflicts in Cyberspace

GENEVA, Sept. 26, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Today marks a new milestone in global efforts toward de-escalating conflicts and promoting peace and stability in cyberspace with the announcement of the CyberPeace Institute, an independent NGO created to address the growing impact of major cyberattacks. T...

2019-09-26 15:40 798

Why solidarity and allyship matter: UN Women HeForShe Global Gender Equality Champions release annual IMPACT Report

-- Marking the fifth anniversary of the iconic HeForShe movement, over 30 male global leaders from its flagship HeForShe Champions initiative release their annual IMPACT Report today; -- Heads of State, global CEOs and academic leaders are working on an accelerated timeline to demonstrate that s...

2019-09-24 21:00 1011

Alliance to End Plastic Waste Joins Project STOP to Help Tackle Plastic Waste in the Environment in Indonesia

WASHINGTON, Sept. 23, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Alliance to End Plastic Waste (AEPW) today announced a partnership withProject STOP to further scale up the development of more sustainable and circular waste management systems in Indonesia. Through Project STOP, the Alliance aims to dramatically imp...

2019-09-23 17:00 922

Game of Thrones star Nikolaj Coster-Waldau travels to the Amazon with UNDP to discover the real story behind the fires

NEW YORK, Sept. 20, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Game of Thrones star and UNDP Goodwill AmbassadorNikolaj Coster-Waldau has just returned from a fact-finding journey to Peru, where he traveled deep into the jungles of the Amazon with the UN agency to get to the bottom of the causes – and the impacts – of ...

2019-09-20 00:43 1192

Gates Foundation Report Spotlights New Data on Global Inequality, Calls to Prioritize Those Being Left Behind

New Sub-national Data Shows Surprising and Significant Progress, but Huge Gaps Remain, Driven by Gender and Geography SEATTLE, Sept. 17, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation today launched its third annualGoalkeepers Data Report, which features new data showing that while pro...

2019-09-17 13:10 1194

Report Finds Transshipments in Western, Central Pacific Likely Underreported

Inadequate monitoring can lead to illegal catch entering port WASHINGTON, Sept. 12, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission's (WCPFC's) management of transshipments in its waters is compromised by significant gaps in reporting, monitoring, and data sharing, acc...

2019-09-12 23:00 1997

First Council Committee Luncheon hosted by Greater Bay Area Homeland Youth Community Foundation

HONG KONG, Sept. 11, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Greater Bay Area Homeland Youth Community Foundation (the 'Foundation'), established inDecember 2018, hosted the luncheon of its first Council Committee on 9 September. Graced by MrsCarrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor, Chief Executive of the HKSAR, Mr Chen Don...

2019-09-11 20:23 1541

KEYNOTE-024 Three-Year Survival Update: Pembrolizumab Effective as First-Line Therapy for Advanced Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

BARCELONA, Spain, Sept. 10, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- First-line pembrolizumab monotherapy provides durable long-term overall survival benefit compared to chemotherapy, according to data presented today by Dr. M. Reck, Lung Clinic Grosshansdorf, Airway Research Center North, Member of the German Cente...

2019-09-10 17:06 1070

In Face of Mounting Violence, +Peace Coalition Launches Inaugural Global Peacebuilding Action Week

WASHINGTON, Sept. 5, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the +Peace Coalition (+Peace), a new coalition of 21 of the world's largest peacebuilding organizations, announces the launch of the inaugural globalPeacebuilding Action Week from September 14 - 21, 2019. As the world faces the highest levels of vi...

2019-09-05 23:51 1536
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