Helping Communities Damaged by Spring Flooding

By (Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing)

The province is providing up to $300,000 to support
flood recovery efforts in four communities in eastern Ontario and Simcoe County.

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Source: Government of Ontario


Minister Paradis Announces New Support to Strengthen Democracy in Ukraine

Today, the Honourable Christian Paradis, Minister of International Development and La Francophonie, hosted a roundtable with members of the Ukrainian-Canadian community in Winnipeg to discuss current development challenges in Ukraine as well as Canada’s continued support to Ukraine to respond to Russian acts that undermine the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine. Following the roundtable, the Minister announced Canadian support for the Strengthening Multi-Party Democracy project, whose goal is to strengthen democracy and the role of civil society in Ukraine. …read more

Source: Government of Canada


‘Flagrant’ violations of international law continue in Syria, Top UN relief official warns

With the United Nations and its partners in Syria begin to ramp up aid deliveries across battle lines, the Organization’s Emergency Relief Coordinator warned today that attacks on civilians by all parties to the conflict and human rights abuses continue “in flagrant violation of the most basic principles of…international law.” …read more

Source: United Nations


Pathways to Prosperity Innovation Challenge Winners

By (iipcms)

The Department of State, in partnership with the World Environment Center, announces the four winners of the Pathways to Prosperity Innovation Challenge, which seeks to help small- and medium-sized enterprises in Latin America and the Caribbean address labor and environmental barriers to business.

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Source: United States – IIP Digital


State Dept. Facts on More Humanitarian Aid for Syrian Crisis

By (iipcms)

The United States is providing nearly $378 million in additional U.S. aid to help people affected by the war in Syria.

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Source: United States – IIP Digital


G-7 Leaders Statement on Ukraine

European Commission Statement 30 July 2014 We, the leaders of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom, the United States, the President of the European Council and the President of the European Commission, join in expressing our grave concern about Russia’s continued actions to undermine Ukraine’s sovereignty, territorial integrity… …read more

Source: European Union


IDCON News: Smart RCM Approach

Developing a smart RCM approach in pursuit of a PM programme can provide long-term operational benefits. …read more

Source: Power Technology – Net Resources International


UN envoy welcomes criteria for invalidation, recount in Afghan audit process

The top United Nations official in Afghanistan has welcomed the decision to adopt criteria for the invalidation and recount of ballots as part of the ongoing audit over the results of the presidential run-off poll. …read more

Source: United Nations


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