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13 december 2019

19:00
On March 3rd and 4th, 2020, Fundación Libertad y Desarrollo will host the "Fifth Citizen Convention" with the subject "Central America: Shared Threats and Opportunities; a common destiny".  Thirty-one former Ibero-American presidents and high-profile...

18:30
The human rights group Attorneys for the Rights of the Child (ARC) (http://www.arclaw.org) has today criticized a proposal to continue the so-called voluntary medical male circumcision (VMMC) program in Africa, though only on boys mostly 15 years of...

10:47
The UK has elected a Conservative majority government. McDermott's London lawyers have provided their perspective on how Conservative policies may affect healthcare, private client and wealth management and taxes over the coming months....

09:48
Compliance and ethics issues effect the reputation, bottom line, and success of any organization. Staying up to date on the latest regulations, strategies, and solutions is critical for the European compliance community....

07:40
The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the results of the United Kingdom's general election: "On behalf of the Government of Canada, I congratulate Prime Minister Boris Johnson on his electoral victory. "I look...

07:06
In response to the election results in the UK, BDI Director General Joachim Lang comments: "The political fog in London is clearing."  "The political fog in London is clearing. The outcome of this election is linked to the mandate to quickly accept...


12 december 2019

16:49
On December 12, 2019, the U.S. International Trade Commission (the "USITC") reached a unanimous affirmative decision in the final injury investigation on imports of polyester textured yarn from China and India ("subject imports").  As a result of...

16:15
Altec's Chairman and CEO, Lee Styslinger III announced today his endorsement of the amended USMCA agreement and encouraged quick passage by Congress. Styslinger is a member of the Advisory Committee for Trade Policy and Negotiations (ACTPN)...

16:01
Ambassador Princess Reema bint Bandar Al Saud, the Saudi Ambassador to the United States, visited the Naval Air Station Pensacola in Florida on Thursday to personally extend her deepest condolences for the tragedy that unfolded last week and to...

05:04
Saudi Development and Reconstruction Program for Yemen (SDRPY) Supervisor-General Ambassador Mohammed bin Saeed Al Jabir welcomed a delegation from Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) at program headquarters in Riyadh on Wednesday. The guests were briefed...


11 december 2019

21:16
The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today pledged to oppose an executive order signed by President Trump that attempts to suppress academic freedom by conflating the...

18:20
At a time when lawmakers from our two political parties can barely stomach being under the same rotunda with each other, House members have managed to come together to approve a regressive labor and illegal alien amnesty bill, ironically labeled the...

17:24
Fertilizer Canada and The Fertilizer Institute (TFI) welcome Tuesday's announcement of a bipartisan agreement on the Canada-United States-Mexico Agreement (CUSMA). This agreement, once ratified, will protect the interests of farm customers across...

13:24
Plastic pollution is choking our oceans, lakes, and rivers. It is a global problem that requires global action. At the June 2018 G7 Summit, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, the United Kingdom, and the European Union adopted the Ocean Plastics Charter...

13:19
Despite the ongoing trade war and heightened tensions between the United States and China, Americans' opinion of China has remained largely unchanged since 2015, according to a new poll commissioned by independent, Hong Kong based non- profit the...

09:41
Global leaders, government officials and industry experts gathered in New York City yesterday for the South China Morning Post's inaugural China Conference: United States, analysing the current conflict between the US and China and profiling a vision...


10 december 2019

18:31
The Government of Canada is committed to further strengthening the Canadian economy, improving the lives of Canadian families, the middle class and those working hard to join it. Today, the Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Deputy Prime Minister, signed...

16:21
Canadian Vehicle Manufacturers' Association President, Mark A. Nantais issued the following statement: The members of the Canadian Vehicle Manufacturers' Association (CVMA) applaud the agreement reached today between Canada, the United States and...

14:58
Phasing out coal-fired electricity is one of the most important actions that the world can take to tackle climate change. The Powering Past Coal Alliance was co-founded by Canada and the United Kingdom, in 2017, to accelerate the phase-out of...

13:07
Global education technology provider, Promethean®, has been appointed by the Egyptian Ministry of Education as a strategic partner to digitally enhance teaching and learning throughout the country. The partnership will see the Promethean ActivPanel®...

11:48
Countries around the world recognize that to address climate change effectively, it cannot be free to pollute. By putting a price on pollution, governments catalyze climate action and create clean jobs for their citizens. At the international climate...

11:37
Note: All times local   Mexico City, Mexico 12:00 p.m. The Deputy Prime Minister will participate in a trilateral meeting and signing ceremony with United States Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Mexico's Undersecretary for North America...

11:20
On Human Rights Day, Firmenich, the world's largest privately-owned Perfume and Taste company, is proud to announce it is the first in its industry to sign the United Nations (UN) Global Compact Action Platform for Decent Work in Global Supply...


9 december 2019

19:33
The Economic Club of Las Vegas (ECLV), a nationally-renowned platform for economic discussion and debate, has announced it will host three leading national Chief Economists in Las Vegas on Wednesday, December 11, 2019 at The Las Vegas Country Club,...

15:42
On Thursday, December 5, the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center (RRB/ITC) hosted the 8th Annual Embassy Showcase, Winternational. Presented by World Trade Center Washington, DC (WTCDC) 61 embassies and over 5,000 visitors took part...

11:51
A delegation from the UN Fashion Industry Charter for Climate Action launched a public communique to energy ministers in fashion-producing nations on December 9 during a side event at COP25, urging countries to do more to promote renewable energy and...

11:42
Yesterday, the Committee of 100 (C100) ? a non-profit American organization of prominent and extraordinary Chinese Americans, concluded its 2019 Greater China Conference and Gala in Shanghai. Against the backdrop of a changing US-China relationship,...

08:30
CanAm Enterprises ("CanAm") is excited to announce that its senior staff will be joining representatives of the Philadelphia Industrial Development Corporation ("PIDC") at the PIDC Impact Development Advisory Committee meeting. CanAm will be...


6 december 2019

15:09
Around 800,000 people protested all over France this week in the largest mass strike in over 20 years. The protest came in response to the government's plan for making major changes to the country's retirement system. According to the French rail...

07:51
The Republic of Djibouti has announced, in New York, that it is starting its official campaign for election as a non-permanent member of the United Nations Security Council. In June 2020, the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly will...


5 december 2019

15:35
To help global businesses better understand the complex world of immigration, Crown World Mobility (CWM) is offering a free webinar with Worldwide ERC® entitled "Friendly Business Immigration Policies from Around the Globe."...

09:03
The following article was published on Dec. 4, 2019 by China Daily USA. Industry insiders called for more information exchange on intellectual property between professionals in China and the United States amid growing...

07:00
DriveWealth, LLC, a U.S. based leader in global digital trading technology, announced today its first partnership in Thailand. The firm has teamed with Thailand's leading online securities trading provider, SBI Thai Online Securities Co., Ltd....

05:17
New poll results announced today: Only 8% of UK adults believe political advertising online should be allowed without regulation 71% of Facebook users say they encounter fake news on Facebook compared with 21% of radio listeners Society divided on...


4 december 2019

13:00
A recent report published by the multinational firm, PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), highlighted key development areas in Dominica that have been significantly supported by the island's Citizenship by Investment (CBI) Programme. One of the areas...

12:28
The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today concluded his participation in the NATO Leaders Meeting in London, United Kingdom. Over the last two days, Prime Minister Trudeau met with Allies to mark the 70th anniversary of the Alliance and discuss...

10:33
The North American Butterfly Association has been granted a temporary restraining order in a lawsuit filed in state district court in Texas to stop construction of a "border wall" on the banks of the Rio Grande River by We Build the Wall, Inc., and...

10:00
Today the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions (OSFI) released the final version of Guideline A-10: Foreign Bank Branch Deposit Requirement. This guideline addresses OSFI's expectations with respect to the minimum deposit, to be...

09:00
The ID2020 Alliance, an innovative public-private partnership committed to improving lives through digital identity, today announced that Dr. Garry Conille, former Prime Minister of Haiti, has been appointed Chairman of the Board of Directors for a...

07:00
A new five-part documentary from UK-based FT Specialist PWM magazine has revealed some of the ways Dominica's Citizenship by Investment (CBI) Programme is benefiting its citizens, particularly through job creation. As seen in the documentary,...

07:00
Note: All times local   Hertfordshire, United Kingdom 8:15 a.m. The Prime Minister will arrive at The Grove Hotel. Amber Hotel Entrance The Grove Hotel Chandler's Cross  Note for media: Pooled photo opportunity and host broadcast coverage8:30 a.m....


3 december 2019

22:58
Note: All times local   Hertfordshire, United Kingdom 8:15 a.m. The Prime Minister will arrive at The Grove Hotel. Amber Hotel Entrance The Grove Hotel Chandler's Cross  Note for media: Pooled photo opportunity and host broadcast coverage8:30 a.m....

13:53
Building on a government commitment made earlier this year, Canada is rolling out the final phase of its biometrics collection program. As of today, foreign nationals applying from within Canada for temporary or permanent residence, or to extend or...

09:37
On 29 November, with the support and attendance from members of the Human Rights Association for Victims of Coercive Conversion (HAC), the Center for Studies on New Religions (CESNUR) from Italy and Human Rights Without Frontiers (HRWF) from Belgium...


2 december 2019

14:19
Mr. Abdoulaye Faye, an EIB Staff Representative, elected in February 2019 by 49.4% of Staff from the 28 EU Member States, is appointed as a member of the Joint Committee on Equal Opportunities (COPEC). The European Investment Bank (EIB) is the...

12:02
From coast to coast to coast, Canadian companies are developing innovative solutions to increase the lifespan of products and divert from the landfill much of what we throw away. That's the idea behind the circular economy?extending the lifespan of...

09:00
Eisenhower Fellowships has selected 22 accomplished leaders as 2020 Eisenhower Global Fellows from Asia, Africa, Europe, the Middle East and South America. In spring 2020, they will embark on fellowships across the United States focused on diverse...


30 november 2019

22:43
It is with great sadness that we heard of the passing of former Japanese Prime Minister Yasuhiro Nakasone.  President Reagan called Prime Minister Nakasone "a friend, wise colleague...and important ally."  Together they...

18:57
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia assumes the 2020 G20 Presidency today, 1 December, 2019. The Saudi G20 Presidency will focus on "Realizing Opportunities of the 21st Century for All." The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia commends the work of the Japanese G20...

08:11
"As we look toward the immediate days, weeks and months ahead, I am committed to building on the success of the City of Vaughan's 2019 trade mission to Israel," said Vaughan Mayor Maurizio Bevilacqua, who led the delegation that included Local and...

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