Public Interest

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 00:49 344

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 15:40 821

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 1051

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 17:00 947

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 1203

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 1219

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 2023

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 1550

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 1093

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 1557

Pradeo Earns Leadership Award from Frost & Sullivan for its AI-powered Cybersecurity Solutions that Protect the Entire Mobile Value Chain

Pradeo's mobile security solutions help organizations evaluate exposure levels of their mobile deployments, adopt appropriate cybersecurity response capabilities, and respond to cybersecurity breaches, better than any of its competitors SANTA CLARA, California, Sept. 5, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Base...

2019-09-05 15:00 891

The TOEFL® Test Experience Keeps Getting Better: Afternoon Testing Sessions Now Open Worldwide

PRINCETON, New Jersey, Sept. 4, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of a continuous effort to enhance theTOEFL iBT® test experience for students and its value to institutions worldwide, students can now take advantage of more flexible testing options, including an increase in the number of test session ...

2019-09-04 17:00 1255

Accion Venture Lab Launches New Fund, Quadruples Capital for Inclusive Fintech Startups

Venture Lab leverages third-party investment capital for the first time to scale its innovative model supporting inclusive fintechs WASHINGTON, Sept. 4, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, global nonprofit Accion announced that its seed-stage investment initiative Accion Venture Lab is adding $33M to its...

2019-09-04 12:00 11659

International Collaboration to Improve Cancer Care in Sub-Saharan Africa Announces Management of Most Adult Cancers Covered by NCCN Harmonized Guidelines

National Comprehensive Cancer Network, African Cancer Coalition, and American Cancer Society launch new phase focused on updating adult cancer guidelines and adding new guidelines for treating children with cancer. NCCN Harmonized Guidelines™ for Sub-Saharan Africa endorsed in six countries repr...

2019-08-28 19:12 1656

International Collaboration to Improve Cancer Care in Sub-Saharan Africa Announces Management of Most Adult Cancers Covered by NCCN Harmonized Guidelines

National Comprehensive Cancer Network, African Cancer Coalition, and American Cancer Society launch new phase focused on updating adult cancer guidelines and adding new guidelines for treating children with cancer. NCCN Harmonized Guidelines™ for Sub-Saharan Africa endorsed in six countries repr...

2019-08-28 19:00 1606

KSrelief Calls Upon UN Agencies to Investigate and Disclose Corruption and Abuses in Humanitarian Aid Delivery Network for Yemen

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, Aug. 8, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Centre (KSrelief) calls upon United Nations aid agencies to implement accurate, credible, neutral and transparent monitoring mechanisms for their humanitarian work inYemen to prevent any abuse or exploi...

2019-08-08 01:49 1243

JAMS, Society of Mediation Professionals (Singapore) to Host Interactive Think Tank in Celebration of Singapore Convention

SINGAPORE, Aug. 7, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- JAMS, the largest private provider of alternative dispute resolution (ADR) services worldwide, and theSociety of Mediation Professionals (Singapore) are pleased to announce that they will be hosting an interactive think tank discussion inSingapore on August...

2019-08-07 10:19 1402

GSC Welcomes Canada's Use Of A Risk-Based Assessment Of Siloxanes

Regulators Conclude L2, L4, L5, and D3 Pose Low Risk to Environment and Human Health WASHINGTON, Aug. 6, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Members of the Global Silicones Council (GSC) welcome Canada's draft risk assessment of a range of silicone materials, including L2, L4, L5, and D31. The Canadian Ministe...

2019-08-06 21:30 1569

Jay Byers Elected To Lead Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives Board

GREATER DES MOINES, Iowa, July 27, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Jay Byers, CEO of the Greater Des Moines Partnership, has been elected to lead the Board of Directors for the Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives (ACCE), anAlexandria, Va. -based association of more than 9,000 professionals who work...

2019-07-27 01:38 1587

Reuters to distribute real-time 2020 U.S. presidential election results and exit polls from the National Election Pool in groundbreaking collaboration

* Global news agency announces new collaboration with the National Election Pool (NEP), a consortium comprised of ABC News, CBS News, CNN and NBC News * The NEP is the only organization to supply national and state exit polls in the United States with fast and accurate vote count, projections ...

2019-07-22 23:34 1457
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