Public Interest

United States Institute of Peace Announces Finalists for 2021 Women Building Peace Award on the International Day of Peace

WASHINGTON, Sept. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The United States Institute of Peace (USIP) is proud to announce the finalists for the 2021 Women Building Peace Award on the International Day of Peace. This prestigious global award is given each year to a woman peacebuilder who has made a major contr...

2021-09-21 12:01 804

SARS-CoV-2, Influenza A inactivated by zinc-embedded nylon fabric

A paper published in ACS Applied Materials Interfaces details effectiveness, describes protocol for future testing HOUSTON, Sept. 18, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- An international team of scientists and engineers from theUniversity of Cambridge, the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, ResInnova Lab...

2021-09-18 04:53 1908

#WeToo launches movement to bring leading businesses and individuals into the fight against child abuse

GENEVA and PARIS, Sept. 17, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- #WeToo, the world's first global organisation to eradicate child abuse, launches today. It will bring together leading businesses and individuals to raise funds and awareness to help tackle the growing abuse of children worldwide. UNICEF and the W...

2021-09-17 20:40 1506

Cyberbullying is Dangerous: Government-backed Siberkreasi Program Launches New Celebrity Campaign to Create More Positive Online Experience

Nearly half of Indonesian's report suffering from online abuse or fraud. Siberkreasi hopes to reverse this trend with new digital literacy and awareness campaigns JAKARTA, Indonesia, Sept. 17, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The Indonesian Ministry of Communications and Informatics, through the National Di...

2021-09-17 10:25 1031

"Dubbing Academy" Completed Successfully Helping Youths in Realising Dreams

HONG KONG, Sept. 17, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- "Dubbing Academy", jointly organised by the Greater Bay Area Homeland Youth Community Foundation (Greater Bay Area Youth Foundation) and the Television Broadcasting Limited (TVB), provided a free professional dubbing experiential course to Hong Kong youth...

2021-09-17 09:05 1064

Asian Hall of Fame Unveils New Inductees

Prestigious global program recognizes icons from five countries across diverse disciplines LOS ANGELES, Sept. 17, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Ten distinguished honorees from the United States, Korea, India, Hong Kong and Jamaica will be inducted into  Asian Hall of Fame for their legacy, philanthropy, a...

2021-09-17 03:17 1375

Tom Golisano Gifts $30 Million to Special Olympics to Expand Critical Health Services Globally for People with Intellectual Disabilities

WASHINGTON, Sept. 16, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Special Olympics announced today that it has received its largest single private gift in the organization's 53-year history. Tom Golisano, Paychex founder, philanthropist and father of a son with an intellectual disability, will provide$30 million, his t...

2021-09-16 20:00 1146

World Trade Centers Association Stresses Rise of Digital Globalization in Trade at 2021 CIFTIS and CIFIT, Two Leading International Conferences in Trade and Investment in China

Executive Director-Business Development Robin van Puyenbroeck delivers keynote address at both international conferences heldSeptember 2-11 BEIJING and XIAMEN, China, Sept. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The World Trade Centers Association (WTCA) — a global network of more than 300 highly-connected, m...

2021-09-15 21:00 856

Largest 500 family businesses prove economic resilience despite pandemic

-  The largest 500 family businesses generate US$7.28t in revenue, employing 24.1m people across 45 jurisdictions -  Family-owned enterprises have opportunity to diversify boards and build legacies -  Family businesses look to achieve new ESG goals LONDON, Sept. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Despit...

2021-09-15 07:01 1112

2021 .ORG Impact Awards Finalists Named

35 innovative and inspiring mission-driven organizations and leaders selected out of a record 633 submissions from more than 40 countries RESTON, Va., Sept. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Public Interest Registry (PIR), the People behind .ORG, today named the finalists for the 3rd annual .ORG Imp...

2021-09-14 23:13 350

Point-of-Care Ultrasound World Conference - September 17-18, 2021 Hosted by the Point-of-Care Ultrasound Certification Academy

Medical professionals from around the world gather to help define point-of-care ultrasound standards ROCKVILLE, Md., Sept. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The global point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) community of physicians, researchers and healthcare providers, will gather virtually at the2021 POCUS Wo...

2021-09-14 21:01 765

Cappfinity supports post-pandemic workforce transformation with innovative strengths-based Talent Practice

LONDON, Sept. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- HR tech firm, Cappfinity, has launched a global Talent Practice to support businesses through post-pandemic workforce transformation, with a range of solutions designed to strengthen key transversal skills and inform talent deployment. Cappfinity's Talent P...

2021-09-14 20:06 764

Gates Foundation's Annual Goalkeepers Report Finds Stark Disparities in COVID-19 Impacts

New data reveals world stepped up to prevent worst-case scenarios from happening; spotlights need for long-term investments to ensure an equitable recovery and continued progress toward the Global Goals SEATTLE, Sept. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation today launched it...

2021-09-14 11:00 1185

SPDX Becomes Internationally Recognized Standard for Software Bill of Materials

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 9, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The Linux Foundation, Joint Development Foundation, and the SPDX community, today announced the Software Package Data Exchange® (SPDX®) specification has been published asISO/IEC 5962:2021 and recognized as the international open standard for security,...

2021-09-09 23:00 1431

International Conference on Food Loss and Waste to be held in Jinan from Sept. 9 to 11

BEIJING, Sept. 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The State Council Information Office (SCIO) held a press conference inBeijing on the morning of September 7, announcing that the International Conference on Food Loss and Waste, organized by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs, National Development...

2021-09-08 15:21 2787

NCCN Shares Latest Expert Recommendations for Prostate Cancer in Spanish and Portuguese

PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa., Sept. 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Comprehensive Cancer Network® (NCCN®)—a nonprofit alliance of leading cancer centers in the United States—announces recently-updated versions of evidence- and expert consensus-based guidelines for treating prostate cancer,translate...

2021-09-08 09:37 1070

Major new study reveals that half of all people fear the internet and smartphones are damaging wellbeing

DHAHRAN, Saudi Arabia, Sept. 7, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- As the world adjusts to a post-pandemic reality dominated by technology, public concerns about the dangers of over-consumption are gathering pace. According to a major new survey[1] from Saudi-based cultural institute,Ithra

2021-09-07 08:01 3016

Dan David Prize Relaunches as the Largest History Prize in the World

Starting in 2022, the Dan David Prize will award $3 million annually to early- and mid-career scholars and practitioners who study the human past TEL AVIV, Israel, Sept. 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The Dan David Prize is relaunching as an award that supports history and the study of the past, the Bo...

2021-09-01 19:00 775

European Stroke Organisation Conference (ESOC) 2021: Non-traditional risk factors for heart attack and stroke rising more steeply in women, major study reveals

BASEL, Switzerland, Sept. 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Work stress, sleep disorders, and fatigue, regarded as non-traditional risk factors for heart attack and stroke, are rising more steeply amongst women than men, according to a new study presented today at the European Stroke Organisation (ESO) Con...

2021-09-01 06:00 880

The Rybakov Foundation Held the First Game for School Community Development and Got Stevie Awards as a Marketing Campaign of the Year

MOSCOW, Aug. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- On August 16, the results of the Stevie Awards, one of the most prestigious global awards for those who contribute to society, were announced. In the category"Marketing Campaign of the Year – Non-profit", the creators of the game contest "Rybakov School Award...

2021-08-24 08:00 898
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