Le centre de design israélien de M&G dévoilé à l’occasion de la China International Import Expo

Le géant de la papeterie M&G annonce sa nouvelle acquisition financière à l’occasion de la China International Import Expo SHANGHAI, 9 novembre 2020 /PRNewswire/ — La première entreprise de papeterie chinoise, Shanghai M&G Stationery Inc. (M&G,SSE:603899) annonce l’acquisition financière du studio israélien PELEG DESIGN dans le cadre de la China International Import Expo (CIIE – Exposition […]

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Huawei FusionServer Pro Intelligent Server Is the Perfect Partner for Shared Success

SHENZHEN, China, Nov. 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Huawei has a proven track record of collaborating with mainstream vendors to produce premium technologies. One of the exemplar products of the mutually beneficial partnership is the Huawei FusionServer Pro series. This intelligent server series is built on years of Huawei R&D investment and equipped with advanced technologies, […]

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African Leaders, Experts, Welcome Biden Presidency, Urge More Africa Involvement

JOHANNESBURG – Analysts and political players in Africa are largely welcoming the announcement that Joe Biden has won the U.S. presidency — and are now giving him and Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris a long list of priorities for a continent that, they say, should figure high on the next administration’s agenda. And, they added: please visit soon. The statement from the Nelson Mandela Foundation was uncompromising and weighty. “It is with a sense of relief that we have seen President Donald Trump defeated in the US presidential election,” the foundation…

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Statement by UN Human Rights Experts Universal access to vaccines is essential for prevention and containment of COVID-19 around the world

To date, there have been more than 49 million confirmed cases of COVID-19 and over 1.2 million deaths reported to WHO.1 This disease continues to prove more deadly than anticipated while the world carries on facing the cumulative and interconnected health, economic, social and human rights crises it has unleashed. In October 2020, the World Bank estimated that the pandemic will push an additional of between 88 to 115 million people into extreme poverty this year, with the total rising to as many as 150 million by 2021. The World…

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WHO Director-General’s opening remarks at the World Health Assembly – 9 November 2020

Your Royal Highness Princess Muna Al-Hussein, Your Excellency Keva Bain, President of the World Health Assembly, First of all, I would like to recognize Her Royal Highness Princess Muna for her tireless support over almost six decades for nurses and midwives. In this International Year of the Nurse and the Midwife, we have become even more acutely aware of the incredible contribution that nurses and midwives make, from the first moments of life to the last. Your Royal Highness, thank you for your dedication and service to health and humanity.…

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West and Central Africa: Flooding Situation As of 6 November 2020

SITUATION OVERVIEW As of 6 November, flooding has affected 2.3 million people in 18 countries in West and Central Africa, with many regions recording excess rainfalls. The impact in 2020 is particularly severe, and the number of people affected already more than double last year’s, when floods affected 1.1 million people in 11 countries. While seasonal rains have gradually subsided in parts of West Africa, notably the Sahel, recent flooding has occurred in Chad, the Central African Republic, and the Republic of Congo. Rains will continue to affect coastal countries…

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Iceland supports Malawi to deliver emergency relief

Lilongwe – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), in collaboration with the Government of Malawi and the Logistics Cluster, today welcomes a contribution of USD 195,000 (ISK 27,000,000) from the Government of Iceland towards humanitarian logistics services in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic in Malawi. The contribution will help increase the number of COVID-19 health facilities at borders and within districts, transport and preposition relief items; and build the capacity of government officers in disaster risk reduction to better respond to disasters and emergencies. “I thank Iceland for…

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Populations at risk: Implications of COVID-19 for hunger, migration and displacement, November 2020

The joint WFP-IOM report highlights the close interconnection between hunger, conflict, migration and displacement, which has been further aggravated by COVID-19. The study explores the impact of the pandemic on the livelihoods, food security and protection of migrant workers households dependent on remittances and the forcibly displaced. Using the latest available data, the report highlights food security trends in some of the major migration and hunger hotspots across the world. The key findings have informed joint recommendations put forward by both agencies to mitigate the immediate negative effects on mobile…

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