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UNITAR Calls for Women Entrepreneurs in Kenya

 

[PRESSWIRE] 6 April 2022 - Hiroshima, Japan -- United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) Division for Prosperity, with Sunlight (a home-care brand under Unilever Kenya Limited) and Absa Bank Kenya, invite women in Kenya interested in entrepreneurship to apply to the Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Leadership Training for Women Entrepreneurs in Africa programme. The application deadline is 15 April 2022.

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OneLife Rolls Out the World’s Most Efficient Air Purifier: OneLife X

Sustainable, Ultra-Quiet, German-Engineered Air Purifier Is Designed to Save Lives, Protect the Planet

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UNITAR Expands Gender Empowerment Now! Project in Jordan and Lebanon

 

[PRESSWIRE] 1 April 2022 - Hiroshima, Japan -- United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) Division for Prosperity will launch the Gender Empowerment Now! Project in Jordan and Lebanon on 5 April 2022. Th e capacity-building project will equip government officials from Jordan and Lebanon with the knowledge and skills to effectively mainstream gender in their countries’ development policies and programmes.

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UNITAR and Columbia Business School Executive Education to Train Social Entrepreneurs in Digital Health

 

[PRESSWIRE] 29 March 2022, Hiroshima, Japan – United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) Division for Prosperity and Columbia Business School Executive Education (New York, USA) will launch a new partnership on digital health and technologies. The two institutions have recently signed an agreement for cooperation including running a training course UNITAR Social Entrepreneurship with Digital Health in Africa and the Middle East that by the end of March. The collaboration seeks to spark innovation using Columbia Business School’s world-class knowledge.

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First “hybrid” training since the COVID-19 pandemic: UNITAR Division for Prosperity fosters entrepreneurs in Iraq

 

[PRESSWIRE] 18 March 2022 - Hiroshima, Japan – The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITARDivision for Prosperity held a two-day workshop in Baghdad, Iraq, last week, as part of its COVID-19 Response and Recovery Programme: Mobilising Resilient Entrepreneurs to address food insecurity, public health, and unemployment – for youth in Iraq. This is the first time UNITAR Division for Prosperity held an in-person workshop since the COVID-19 pandemic broke out and marks the start of a new “hybrid” training model.

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1PointFive announces agreement with Airbus for the purchase of 400,000 tonnes of carbon removal credits

 

[PRESSWIRE] HOUSTON — March 18, 2022 —1PointFive, a subsidiary of Occidental's (NYSE: OXY) Oxy Low Carbon Ventures business, announced today the sale of 400,000 tonnes of carbon removal credits from its planned first Direct Air Capture (DAC) facility using Carbon Engineering’s DAC solution to aerospace leader Airbus (NYSE: EADSY).

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Original Eiffel Tower staircase offer time travel experience at Expo 2020

 

[PRESSWIRE] Dubai, UAE – 10.03.22 -- Nestled at the entrance of Al Forsan park at the Japanese Pavilion side rise the original stairs of Eiffel Tower.

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Städte stehen zur Ukraine: Ein gemeinsamer Moment der Solidarität

 

[PRESSWIRE] 10.03.22 -- Am Samstag 12. März wird vor Rathäusern in ganz Europa ein gemeinsamer Moment der Solidarität mit der Ukraine stattfinden.

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Miasta łączą się z Ukrainą: Wspólna chwila solidarności

 

[PRESSWIRE] 10.03.22 -- W sobotę 12 marca przed ratuszami w całej Europie zostanie zorganizowana wspólna chwila solidarności z Ukrainą.

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SAVING CHILDREN IN UKRAINE

 

[PRESSWIRE] London, UK – 09.03.22 -- British charity Save A Child-Global Paediatric Network have made their mobile app available to help save the lives of sick and injured children in hospitals across Ukraine and have a team on the ground in Ukraine who are involved in helping to facilitate evacuations from various hospitals.