Nicholson Condemns Car Bomb Attack in Iraq

By Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada Canada condemns the attack today outside the U.S. consulate in Erbil, the capital of the Kurdistan Region of Iraq, that killed and wounded several civilians. …read more

Source:: Government of Canada

      

Photo story: UN Crime Congress – Advancing criminal justice an rule of law

This is a critical year for development as countries hammer out a new, post-2015 development agenda. At the 13th Crime Congress, taking place in the Qatari capital of Doha – from 12 to 19 April 2015 – policymakers and experts from around the world have joined forces with the UN, inter-governmental and non-governmental organizations to chart a new course for crime prevention and rule of law in support of sustainable development. …read more

Source:: United Nations

      

Start-Up Launches Campaign with Plan to Address Global Youth Issues

By Get Our Youth There, Inc. Get Our Youth There (GOYT) recently launched a #BeTheChange Campaign, which purports to have what it takes to fix the global youth problem. Their solution takes a root cause approach at solving community youth issues by focusing on strengthen and empowering the thousands of organizations that work directly with the youth. “If we want to fix our youth problems, we must first fix our youth organization’s [PR.com] …read more

Source:: Pr.Com – United States

      

Accurate and timely data vital to post-2015 agenda, says UN Assembly President

At an event today where participants discussed the importance of the data revolution to sustainable development, the President of the United Nations General Assembly stressed the importance of data to negotiations on the post-2015 development agenda and on financing for development. …read more

Source:: United Nations

      

Ban appoints new Director of UN Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute

The United Nations Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon has announced the appointment of Cindy Smith of the United States as Director of the UN Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute. …read more

Source:: United Nations

      

Health Canada proposes new measures to address antimicrobial resistance

By Health Canada Health Canada intends to propose new measures and strengthen regulations to encourage prudent use of antimicrobial drugs used in food-producing animals, particularly drugs that are considered medically important. …read more

Source:: Government of Canada

      

Danny Trejo’s New Film BOOST Set to Premiere at The 15th Annual FirstGlance Film Festival

By BOOST On Friday, April 24, 2015, BOOST (GF Pictures) will make its first public screening at The 15th Annual FirstGlance Film Festival opening night at The Regal Cinemas L.A LIVE (1000 W. Olympic Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90015). Written and directed by Nathan Gabaeff, starring Grazi DiPaolo, Justin Dray, and Danny Trejo, BOOST is a crime thriller that puts you in a whirlwind when car thief Jimmy (DiPaolo) finds a human kidney in [PR.com] …read more

Source:: Pr.Com – United States

      

Public, private sectors essential for progress on climate change, says UN chief

United Nations Secretary-General, in his remarks to the World Bank and International Monetary Fund (IMF) meeting on climate change in Washington D.C., said that collaboration and bold leadership from both the private and public sectors is needed to progress on climate change at this “enormous opportunity to chart a new path.” …read more

Source:: United Nations