Graduate Management Admission Council Announces New Incoming Chairperson of the Board and Four New Board Members

New members from Africa and India reflect the increasingly global nature of graduate management education RESTON, Va., June 25, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC), a global association of leading graduate business schools, today announced a new board chairperson and the addition of four new members to its board of directors. […]

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Ecotrade Group Highlights Its Digital Catalytic Converter Pricebook Tool

DOVER, Del., June 25, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Ecotrade Group recently acknowledged the growing popularity of its free pricebook app. Compatible with all devices, the Eco Cat App serves as an advanced search engine for pricing scrap catalytic converters in a wide variety of automotive makes and models. With 20,000 different catalytic converters inventoried and priced […]

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Eco Cat, le guide de prix pour les recycleurs de catalyseurs auto !

PARIS, 25 Juin 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Ecotrade Group a récemment reconnu la popularité croissante de son guide de prix numérique pour catalyseurs automobiles usagés. Compatible avec tous les appareils iOs et Android, l’application Eco Cat sert de moteur de recherche avancé pour connaitre la valeur résiduelle d’un pot catalytique usagé issue de n’importe quel modèle de […]

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WHO Director-General’s opening remarks at the media briefing on End of Ebola outbreak – 25 June 2020

Your Excellency Dr Eteni Longondo, Minister of Public Health of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Professor Muyembe-Tamfum, Director-General of the National Institute for Biomedical Research; Dr Matshidiso Moeti, Regional Director for WHO in Africa, Dear colleagues and friends, Today is a joyous occasion. I am delighted to celebrate the end of the Ebola outbreak in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo. I visited DRC many times during this outbreak, and would have liked to be there with you and the response teams to mark today’s important moment. I…

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Exploring the impact of COVID-19 in Africa: a scenario analysis to 2030

Death, debt and opportunity: cost of COVID-19 in Africa Pretoria, South Africa – COVID-19 has created a human development crisis in Africa but is an opportunity to accelerate infrastructure investment and economic reform to boost the continent’s prospects when the pandemic subsides. Crowded informal urban settlements have made physical distancing difficult and may make Africa particularly susceptible to COVID-19. This is exacerbated by limited access to safe water, undernourishment, poorly funded health systems and underlying health conditions like tuberculosis (TB) and HIV/AIDS. Forecasts of infections and deaths vary widely, but…

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Building on Ebola response to tackle COVID-19 in DRC

Brazzaville, 25 June 2020 – The Ebola outbreak in the northeast of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) was declared over today, almost two years since the first case was confirmed. The DRC Ministry of Health made the announcement after no new cases were reported 42 days since the last patient tested negative for the virus. The outbreak started in August 2018. There were 3470 cases, 2287 lives lost and 1171 survivors, making it the second-deadliest after the one in West Africa that lasted from 2014 to 2016. In a…

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Women, Peace and Security in Libyan context

25 June 2020 – Full and effective participation of women in public life, including all political processes and peace building initiatives remains essential and a core priority for UNSMIL. Twenty five years following the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action, which represented a turning point for the global agenda on gender equality, and as we approach the twentieth anniversary of the landmark UN Security Council resolution 1325, the public space for Libyan women to voice their opinions and take an active role in the political life and post-conflict reconstruction is…

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Emergency Tracking: COVID19 Pandemic Migrant Receiving Stations (MRS) Situation Report #11, 29 May – 04 June 2020, Panama

The information contained in this report is collected by IOM Panama staff in Darién and Chiriquí, through field monitoring, multi-sectoral assessments through key informants, as well as regular information exchange at the technical level, and at the central level of the United Nations Inter-Agency Group on Human Mobility. This group is co-led by the International Organization for Migration (IOM) and The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), where agencies, funds and programmes of the United Nations system in Panama are currently actively participating, such as: United Nations Office for…

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