Delegates Point to Heightened Violence against Women, Curbing Their Access to Sexual and Reproductive Rights, as Third Committee Discusses Advancement of Women

Attempts to control what women and girls say, think and wear as well as to deny women access to sexual and reproductive rights are on the rise, the Third Committee (Social, Humanitarian and Cultural) heard today, as it commenced its debate on the advancement of women. In opening remarks, Åsa Regnér, Deputy Executive Director for Policy, Programme, Civil Society and Intergovernmental Support, United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women), highlighted impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, the urgency of climate change and the rise of…

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Big boys join in as TotalEnergies CAF Champions League gets to second preliminary round

The top seeded teams will join in the new season of the 2022-23 TotalEnergies CAF Champions League which gets to the second preliminary round this weekend, as the first step towards the group stages of the competition. There will be several matches to watch out for, but here are the top five highlights expected from the second round. Wydad Athletic Club vs Rivers United The defending champions will start the road towards retaining their title, with a tie against Nigeria’s Rivers United in Casablanca. Wydad clinched the title last season…

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Cameroon’s Pres Biya orders enforcement of bilingualism law

YAOUNDE, Cameroon’s president has ordered officials to enforce a 2019 law on bilingualism and make life easier for English speakers in the French-speaking majority country. Complaints of discrimination against English speakers sparked a separatist conflict that, since 2017, has left more than 3,500 people dead. Civilians assembled at Yaounde’s city council this week to complain about difficulties they encounter in Cameroon’s public offices because they speak only one of the central African state’s two official languages. Emmanuel Ngong, a 26-year-old engineer, said he was denied service in a public office…

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Survey commissioned by IHG Hotels & Resorts reveals what consumers value when they travel

DUBAI, UAE, Oct. 5, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — IHG Hotels & Resorts today revealed the results of a survey commissioned to better understand how consumers like to enjoy their time as a hotel guest, encouraging guests to be themselves. The company’s new global campaign, Guest How You Guest, is a celebration of hotels and taking a […]

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Ryan Kavanaugh and Proxima Media Launch New Banner Production Company ‘The Quad’ in Partnership With Amy Kim and Jaime Burke of Lifeboat Productions

The Quad will produce 3-5 films per year with a self-funded budget of $3M – $12M each, and will star a top influencer paired with a world-renowned director and actor LOS ANGELES, Oct. 04, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Ryan Kavanaugh, in tandem with Proxima Media and Lifeboat Productions’ Amy Kim and Jaime Burke, proudly announces […]

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Customertimes Hires Maksym Matiash as Senior VP of Sales for EMEA 

NEW YORK, Oct. 4, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Customertimes, a global innovator in product development and systems integration, announced today that veteran technology and software sales leader Maksym Matiash has joined the company as Senior VP of Sales for the EMEA region. Mr. Matiash formerly served as Managing Director for SAP and as Regional Director of […]

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