Hitachi Energy to support major renewable electricity transmission between Canada and New York City

HVDC Light® transmission system will transfer renewable energy for over 1 million New York homes and help achieve the state’s climate goals Zurich, Switzerland, Sept. 20, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Hitachi Energy, a global technology leader that is advancing a sustainable energy future for all, today announced it was selected by Transmission Developers Inc., a […]

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‫أول HUAWEI CONNECT خارج الصين: ابتكارات هواوي السحابية تذهب للعالمية

بانكوك، 20 سبتمبر 2022 / PRNewswire / — بدأت HUAWEI CONNECT 2022 في بانكوك، تايلاند اليوم. ألقى كين هو، الرئيس المناوب لهواوي، كلمة رئيسية، أطلق العنان الرقمي. أعلن تشانغ بينغان، الرئيس التنفيذي لشركة Huawei Cloud ، عن خطط لإطلاق مناطق جديدة في إندونيسيا وأيرلندا، وكشف النقاب عن خطة النظام البيئي “اذهب للسحابة، اذهب للعالمية”، وأكد من جديد الالتزام بكل شيء كخدمة. قالت […]

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Distinguished Board Director and Former Fortune 100 CIO, Annabelle Bexiga Joins Quantexa Board of Directors

LONDON, Sept. 20, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Today Quantexa, a global leader in Decision Intelligence (DI) solutions for the public and private sectors, announced that Annabelle Bexiga is joining their board of directors. Annabelle is currently serving as the non-executive director for DWS Group, Stonex Group (SNEX), and Triton International (TRTN). Prior to her current roles, […]

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School saves lives: World leaders back a courageous goal, “Education Plus”, to prevent new HIV infections through education and empowerment

NEW YORK/GENEVA, 19 September 2022—At the Transforming Education Summit in New York it was announced that 12 African countries* have committed to Education Plus, a bold initiative to prevent HIV infections through free universal, quality secondary education for all girls and boys in Africa, reinforced through comprehensive empowerment programmes. Speaking on the Leaders Day of the Summit on behalf of the Education Plus movement, the Executive Director of UNAIDS, Winnie Byanyima said, “School saves lives. We are coming together to champion the right for a girl to be in a…

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2022 – Responding to impacts of the global food crisis in Western Africa

one in every seven of the acutely food insecure people in the world lives in Western Africa where hunger has quadrupled in 2022. Even before the Russia-Ukraine conflict, people in the region were facing a perfect storm of the four “Cs” – climate change, conflict, COVID-19 and the rising cost of food and fuel, pushing millions of the poorest and most vulnerable toward food and nutrition insecurity. One of the most immediate additional impacts of the conflict in Ukraine is on food production. West Africa is facing a major and…

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WFP Cameroon North West – South West Crisis response, July 2022

Since 2017, the North-West and South- West (NWSW) regions of Cameroon have been caught up in armed conflict between State Security Forces and Non-State Armed Groups. The conflict has triggered a serious humanitarian crisis, with over 580,000 internally displaced persons (IDPs). The deteriorating security situation caused by escalating hostilities between the two sides has continued to affect the food security of households, especially the displaced populations and farming households who are already extremely vulnerable due to the disruption of their livelihood activities since the conflict began five years ago. The…

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WFP Cameroon Lake Chad Basin Crisis Response, July 2022

The crisis in the Lake Chad Basin has led to the influx of 115,000 Nigerian refugees into the Far North region of Cameroon, fleeing violent conflict between the government defence forces and non-state armed groups (NSAGs) since 2014. The incursions and frequent attacks by Salafi jihadists in the region have also led to internal displacements, with 350,000 internally displaced persons (IDPs) recorded. The conflict, coupled with poor climatic conditions, inadequate infrastructural development and high poverty levels in the region has triggered a humanitarian crisis, impacting 1.2 million people. Conflict over…

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WFP Cameroon CAR Crisis Response, July 2022

Cameroon has been experiencing influxes of refugees from the Central African Republic (CAR) fleeing political instability and violence from nonstate armed groups. The refugees, mainly from western parts of CAR arrive in the East, Adamawa and North regions of the country, with nearly 325,000 arriving by December 2021. The presence of the refugees in these three regions exerts pressure on natural resources and social services, worsening the pre-existing vulnerabilities of the host communities and stretching the Government’s capacity to respond. The effects of conflicts and COVID-19 have led to an…

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