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Shepaug to host annual Global Business Forum

WASHINGTON — Former journalist and human rights activist Wendy Luers will join students from the Shepaug Valley School’s Humanities Department at the 18th annual Shepaug Global Affairs Forum from 2-4 p.m. March, at Judy Black Memorial Park and Gardens at Washington Depot. The Shepaug Global Affairs Forum is an annual …

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Maduro expresses interest in better relations between Venezuela and the United States

But he appeared to indicate he was ready to accede to U.S. demands to resume negotiations with adversaries as the first building block for any relief from U.S. sanctions that have dogged the OPEC nation for years. “We agreed to work on a program for the future, matters of interest,” …

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Critical moment for Russian contribution on future cybersecurity • The Register

As Russia’s invasion of Ukraine enters its second week, a United Nations committee has begun hearings on a new Russian-proposed cybercrime treaty. The proposal was strongly criticized by the United States, the European Union and other Western countries. For several years, Russia has been fighting for a new treaty to …

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‘Indescribable danger.’ The Nelson Mandela Foundation calls for a ceasefire in Ukraine

People hold placards during a protest against Russia’s attack on Ukraine outside Shinjuku station in Tokyo, Japan. Yuichi Yamazaki/Getty Images The Nelson Mandela Foundation has called for a ceasefire between Ukraine and Russia. The foundation has offered assistance to peace efforts. He was also concerned about racism, saying white lives …

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War crimes: how Putin could be tried before the International Criminal Court

The US Embassy in Kyiv said Friday that Russia committed a war crime by attacking a nuclear power plant in Ukraine. Alleged Russian use of cluster bombs and so-called vacuum bombs in densely populated areas with many civilians was also described as a war crime. “I want to be very …

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UNESCO fears harming Ukrainian heritage sites, backlash from Russian culture intensifies

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands (AP) — An Amsterdam museum said on Thursday it had severed close ties with the Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg and UNESCO warned of heritage damage Ukrainian culture, as international cultural institutions intensified their condemnation of the Russian invasion of Ukraine. The Hermitage Amsterdam said it had long …

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Chinese double talk in Ukraine becomes unsustainable

The result was an exercise in cognitive dissonance, with a narrative that accepts Moscow’s security concerns, blames the West for creating the problem, refuses to refer to ‘war’ or ‘invasion’ and laments unprecedented punishment – all key Russian talking points – but also asserts Ukraine’s sovereignty and tries to stay …

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Towards a Truly Free and Active Foreign Policy – Analysis – Eurasia Review

Relations between Indonesia and the People’s Republic of China (PRC) are once again tense. On December 1, 2021, some diplomats representing the PRC government sent a protest letter to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Indonesia (Kemlu) regarding the exploration of natural resources in the northern waters …

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International diplomacy: on the verge of collapse

During the weekend of January 28, 2022, Russia moved blood supply near its border with Ukraine, where tens of thousands of Russian troops have gathered, further adding to US concern that an invasion is imminent. When stored at 6°C, donated blood can last up to approximately six weeks. Time is …

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President Biden announces 3 key nominees

WASHINGTON – Today, President Joe Biden announced his intention to name the following leaders to serve as key leaders in his administration: Reuben Brigety, candidate for the post of Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Republic of South Africa MaryKay Carlson, candidate for the position of Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary …

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US pledges to put Russia on the defensive at UN Security Council

FILE In this photo released by the State Duma, the press service of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov addresses the State Duma, the lower house of parliament in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, January 26, 2022 Lavrov said the US response contained some elements that …

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Rights groups warn Biden against blacklisting Yemen’s Houthis | Joe Biden News

Washington D.C.- When the Biden administration stripped Yemen’s Houthi rebels of the “terrorist” group label last February, it cited the potentially “devastating” effects the designation would have on Yemeni civilians’ access to lifesaving humanitarian aid. But less than a year later, President Joe Biden said the group’s re-naming was “under …

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International support grows for Sea Row decision against China – Del Rosario

DASHED: A screenshot taken from the US State Department website shows a map of the South China Sea that was among the documents used to analyze China’s claim to aarea bounded by the so-called nine-dash line. In a 47-page study, the department said Beijing’s maritime claims in the South China …

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The CEO’s echo | December 2021 rankings | Categories: Communication, Social, Responsibility and Excellence of investors

As critical figureheads, CEOs play a key role in how companies are viewed by the public, and therefore it is essential that organizations keep their finger on the pulse of CEO-driven media. In collaboration with .companion, a data consultancy and KPI expert, Meltwater presents the CEO’s Echo 2021; a monthly …

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No one is able to teach others a lesson about democracy »Capital News

BEIJING, China, January 2 – Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi said on Thursday that Chinese diplomacy has progressed in a complex and fluid international landscape, writing new chapters of big country diplomacy with features distinctive Chinese. Wang made his remarks during a year-end interview with the Xinhua …

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Fight against pirates | Features World

Microsoft’s Digital Crimes Unit (DCU) has disrupted the activities of a China-based hacking group we call Nickel. In documents that were unsealed last week, a Virginia federal court granted the request to seize websites used by Nickel to attack organizations in the United States, Argentina, Barbados, Bosnia and Herzegovina. , …

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Another Quad type network is the last thing Asia needs

Indonesian Foreign Ministers Retno Marsudi (right) and US Secretary of State Antony Blinken (left) hold a joint press conference after their meeting at the Foreign Ministry’s office in Jakarta, Indonesia, December 14 2021. / Getty Indonesian Foreign Ministers Retno Marsudi (right) and US Secretary of State Antony Blinken (left) hold …

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Taiwan to attend US summit for democracy as China snubbed

TAIPEI, TAIWAN – Taiwan will participate in a virtual US Democracy Summit this week after countries like China and Russia failed to make the attendees list, another sign of US support for Asian democracy. East. Hsiao Bi-khim, Taiwan’s de facto Ambassador to the United States, and Digital Minister Audrey Tang, …

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In charge of business – News

In line with the UAE’s Golden Jubilee celebrations this year, the Emirati Women’s Day celebrations held on August 28 highlighted the remarkable achievements of today’s Emirati woman. Under the theme “Women: Ambitions and Inspiration for the Next 50 Years”, the event was a tribute to the important contributions that women …

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Feeding the leaders aware of the environment and sustainable development of tomorrow

ENVIRONMENTAL issues such as climate change and even the recent global pandemic have highlighted the need for global cooperation resolution. As such, international relations has become a very relevant discipline. Asia-Pacific University of Technology and Innovation (APU) International Relations Professor Dr Daniel Ruiz De Garibay Ponce stressed that solutions needed …

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Climate change: the big test for public and private regulation?

By Bastiaan van der Linden, Associate Professor – CSR, EDHEC Business School Growing concerns about anthropogenic climate change have led to the rapid development of greenhouse gas regulations. A striking feature of these regulations is that they are often promulgated by companies and NGOs, rather than by states. Private regulation …

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What the US can learn from the UK about wind power

EAGLESHAM, Scotland – As President Joe Biden’s administration puts its forces in the service of wind power with plans to develop large-scale wind farms along the entire coastline of the United States, the administration can examine how Europe’s windiest nation is transforming its energy grid by example of how to …

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Global Leaders, CEOs and Global Celebrities Gather at Harvard University for the HPAIR Summit

– Ministers from Asia, Europe and the United States, CEOs of Fortune 500 companies, philanthropic executives and decorated celebrities spoke at the annual HPAIR conference – held virtually – discussing progress at- beyond technological boundaries, addressing social issues, improving global governance, and fostering philanthropy. – Called “The Davos of Harvard” …

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Oil states brace for Biden methane rule

The Biden administration is set to launch a major crackdown on oil and gas methane emissions in the coming weeks, but concerns are emerging about how the rule could affect small operators and to what extent the country’s major oil and gas-producing states could fight the plan. . Smaller oil …

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Opening of the International Government Communication Forum in Sharjah with a call to strengthen human capital

Sheikh Sultan bin Ahmed Al Qasimi, Deputy Governor of Sharjah and Head of the Sharjah Media Office, delivered his opening speech at the 10th International Government Communication Forum (IGCF) at the Sharjah Exhibition Center on Sunday. Image Credit: Sajila Saseendran / Gulf News Sharjah: Government communications should aim to improve …

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National T&T appointed pro Vice-Chancellor for Global Affairs at UWI

Dr Stacy Richards-Kennedy has been appointed Acting Vice-Chancellor for Global Affairs at the University of the West Indies (UWI). She assumed leadership of the regional university’s global engagement portfolio effective August 1. The two-year appointment will see Dr. Richards-Kennedy leading the coordination of internationalization and strategic global initiatives through the …

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Wake up and smell the coffee … made in the USA

NEW YORK, Sept. 22 (Reuters) – Farmer David Armstrong recently finished planting what is possibly the most difficult crop his family has ever grown since his ancestors started growing in 1865 – 20,000 coffee trees. Except Armstrong isn’t in the tropics of Central America – he’s in Ventura, California, just …

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$ 26.6 million in allegedly illicit proceeds will be used to fight COVID-19 and meet medical needs in Equatorial Guinea | Takeover bid

The Justice Department announced today that it has reached agreements to distribute $ 19.25 million to the United Nations for the purchase and distribution of COVID-19 vaccines and $ 6.35 million to Medical Care Development International (MCDI) for the purchase and distribution of drugs and medical products. supplies throughout Equatorial …

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China cautiously optimistic about new US ambassador

Editor’s Note: Yuan Sha is an assistant researcher in the American Studies Department of the China Institute of International Studies. A former Columbia University Fulbright Fellow, she holds a PhD in International Politics from the China University of Foreign Affairs. Yuan has published several articles on Sino-US security relations in …

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Why ESG semantics need to be clearer

Shutterstock / metamorworks There are approximately 6,500 languages ​​spoken every day in the world. Of these, English has the most words. It won’t surprise you if you’ve ever read about the investment industry, where it sometimes seems like there are 10 names for a topic. Ethical investing is undoubtedly one …

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“ Don’t be optimistic about climate change ”

“Look,” said Jerry Brown Holyrood. “Don’t be optimistic.” The 83-year-old former governor of California refers to a book, published last year, written by Toby Ord, philosopher and senior researcher at the University of Oxford, happily titled The precipice: the existential risk and the future of humanity. We have only a …

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Emirates News Agency – HCHF Secretary General participates in panel discussion on human brotherhood and Islamic-Christian relations

ABU DHABI, May 15, 2021 (WAM) – Secretary General of the Higher Committee of Human Fraternity (HCHF), Judge Mohamed Abdelsalam participated in a round table entitled “The document of human fraternity and the Christian-Muslim dialogue”, organized by the Senegalese Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Community of Sant ‘Egidio in …

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Collect taxes more efficiently to avoid ‘debt trap’ chaos, IMF warns

IMF Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva. Source: A screenshot, Instagram / the_imf Global finance officials have suggested that they might consider more aggressive tax collection measures in advanced economies as a way to get the global economy out of a looming “worrisome” situation. Coronavirus pandemic– induced debt hole. The comments were …

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