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PEF advocates incentives towards investment in SDGs

Business Ghana 16 May 2022
The PEP said the creation of an enabling environment for private sector participation, would help the country achieve the 2030 goals since public sector funding alone was insufficient to meet the demands of all SDG-related sectors ... like illegal mining that hurt the environment.

Religious institutions are taking threat of terrorist attack seriously – Vladimir Antwi-Danso

Joy Online 16 May 2022
The Dean of the Ghana Armed Forces Command and Staff College (GAFCSC), Dr ... He mentioned that sensitisation for churches and mosques has been reinforced though he acknowledged that generally, sensitisation of the citizenry about terrorist attacks has been poor. “Being aware of our security environment is 90% of the problem solved ... .

Studying and Implementing Xi Jinping Thought on Diplomacy in a Deep-going Way and Opening up New Horizons in China's External Work

People Daily 16 May 2022
In the face of new characteristics of the international situation and new features of China’s external environment, General Secretary Xi Jinping has put forward a series of important new thoughts, propositions and initiatives, providing a guide to action for steering the major ...

If I take a remote job, can I be forced into an office?

Union Leader 16 May 2022
A. The short answer is ... But a contract alone may not be enough ... Q ... A. Simply put ... Conversely, if an employer creates better conditions for non-unionized employees while it drags its feet bargaining with the union, it could create a hostile environment for many workers, Sandstrom said. “Generally, employers want to maintain good union relations,” he said.

OIC calls to protect displaced, refugee families

Arab News 15 May 2022
The secretary-general urged member states to create an enabling environment to promote and support the family as a contributor to achieving this development, and to work in providing the necessary social, educational and psychological services to ...

ASEAN, US redouble collective efforts towards peaceful solution in Myanmar -- joint vision statement

Malaysian National News Agency 15 May 2022
“We welcome close coordination between the Special Envoy of the ASEAN Chair on Myanmar and the Special Envoy of the UN Secretary-General on Myanmar to ensure synergy in this important endeavour,” it said ... We support the efforts of the UN Secretary-General (Antonio Guterres) in the search for a peaceful solution.

Torrez: Willingness to ruffle feathers is an asset, not a liability

Albuquerque Journal 15 May 2022
The experience sticks with Torrez, now the 2nd Judicial District Attorney in Bernalillo County, as he seeks to become the next state attorney general ... As attorney general, I will use my experience as a prosecutor to fight for consumers, safeguard the environment, reform our criminal justice system, and take on corruption and special interests.

Plunge in crypto values boosts calls for regulations

The Hill 15 May 2022
“The second is that in a rising interest rate environment, investors generally become more risk-averse,” she continued ... Lawmakers in both parties generally agree on the need for adjusting current financial regulations to better fit the unique ways crypto blurs traditional lines between securities, commodities and currencies ... Sen ... .

Finland, Sweden inch closer to seeking NATO membership

Moosejaw Today 15 May 2022
NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said Sunday the process for Finland and Sweden to join could be very quick ... “This is a historic day ... “We’re now facing a fundamentally changed security environment in Europe.”. NATO's secretary-general, meanwhile, sought to highlight Russian setbacks, which he said may portend a victory for Ukraine ... U.S ... ___ ... ___.

Brian Daboll taking inspiration from Rangers’ series comeback

New York Post 15 May 2022
More On. new york giants. Undrafted rookie has Lawrence Taylor in corner as he tries to impress Giants. Giants rookie comes with undeniable Blake Martinez similarities ... suit ... “They just keep competing ... Daboll already attended Games 2 and 5 of the Rangers-Penguins series, along with general manager Joe Schoen. “It’s an awesome environment,’’ Daboll said.

Earth Observation for Ukraine (EO4UA) will determine Ukraine’s agricultural losses and environmental destruction

Technology Org 14 May 2022
The war in Ukraine is causing a great damage to the environment and agriculture ... The Russian invasion of Ukraine poses a huge threat to the global environment and food security ... provide the general public with information about the condition of Ukrainian environment and agriculture.

Kenya: Anticipatory actions towards General Elections - Emergency Plan of Action (EPoA) DREF n° MDRKE051

Reliefweb 14 May 2022
As 2022 marks the 6th general election cycle since the introduction of the multi-party democracy in Kenya, electoral disturbances have been experienced in most of the election years though of smaller magnitude ... This indicates a fragile political environment that could deteriorate.

Floods: emergency work in Janda Baik to be completed in three months

Malaysian National News Agency 14 May 2022
... with an estimated cost of RM1 million, is expected to begin next week and be completed within three months, said Environment and Water Ministry (KASA) secretary-general Datuk Seri Dr Zaini Ujang.

US, ASEAN Supporting UN Secretary-General's Peace-Seeking Efforts on Ukraine - Statement

Urdu Point 14 May 2022
We underline the importance of an immediate cessation of hostilities and creating an enabling environment for peaceful resolution. We support the efforts of the UN Secretary-General in the search for a peaceful solution," the statement said.

US, ASEAN supporting UN Secretary-General's peace-seeking efforts on Ukraine

Beijing News 14 May 2022
The United States and the ASEAN nations have voiced support for the efforts of UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres aimed at looking for a peaceful settlement of the Ukrainian crisis, the joint statement of the US-ASEAN Summit said.

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