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USD 110 million of new support for climate change mitigation, adaptation and resilience projects across the Caribbean as EIB and CDB sign new financing agreement

By   /  May 25, 2017  /  Banking and Finance, Business, Economics, Energy, English, Europe, Global Economy, Latin America, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel  /  Comments Off on USD 110 million of new support for climate change mitigation, adaptation and resilience projects across the Caribbean as EIB and CDB sign new financing agreement

MIL OSI Global Banks – Source: Caribbean Development Bank – Press Release/Statement: Headline: USD 110 million of new support for climate change mitigation, adaptation and resilience projects across the Caribbean as EIB and CDB sign new financing agreement The European Investment Bank (EIB) and Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) have signed a USD 110 million financing […]

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Raising Domestic Revenues, Resisting Protectionism Key to Funding Sustainable Development Goals, Speakers Tell Economic and Social Council Forum

By   /  May 25, 2017  /  24-7, Africa, Americas, China, Climate, Defence, Economics, English, Environment, Europe, France, Germany, Global Bodies, Latin America, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Peoples Republic Of China, United Nations, United States of America, Weather  /  Comments Off on Raising Domestic Revenues, Resisting Protectionism Key to Funding Sustainable Development Goals, Speakers Tell Economic and Social Council Forum

MIL OSI United Nations – Source: United Nations 4 Headline: Raising Domestic Revenues, Resisting Protectionism Key to Funding Sustainable Development Goals, Speakers Tell Economic and Social Council Forum The Economic and Social Council Forum on Financing for Development follow-up opened its expert segment today with a panel discussion and set of three thematic round tables […]

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CDB study recommends strategies to promote regional innovation and productivity

By   /  May 25, 2017  /  Banking and Finance, Business, Economics, English, Global Economy, Latin America, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel  /  Comments Off on CDB study recommends strategies to promote regional innovation and productivity

MIL OSI Global Banks – Source: Caribbean Development Bank – Press Release/Statement: Headline: CDB study recommends strategies to promote regional innovation and productivity If the Region is to enhance productivity and economic growth, new initiatives and strategies must be explored. A study by the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB), entitled “Enhancing Productivity and Growth in the […]

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‘All roads should lead to universal healthcare,’ says new WHO chief

By   /  May 25, 2017  /  24-7, Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific Region, English, Global Bodies, Latin America, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, United Nations  /  Comments Off on ‘All roads should lead to universal healthcare,’ says new WHO chief

MIL OSI United Nations – Source: United Nations 2 Headline: ‘All roads should lead to universal healthcare,’ says new WHO chief 24 May 2017 – The newly-elected head of the United Nations World Health Organization (WHO), Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, outlined his priorities for journalists at the agency’s headquarters today in Geneva, where he stressed […]

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World Bank Deputy Chief Economist urges Region to think big about small economies

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MIL OSI Global Banks – Source: Caribbean Development Bank – Press Release/Statement: Headline: World Bank Deputy Chief Economist urges Region to think big about small economies Dr. Daniel Lederman, Deputy Chief Economist for Latin America and the Caribbean at the World Bank delivers the 18th William G. Demas Memorial Lecture in Providenciales, Turks and Caicos […]

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Concerned about Challenging Global Environment, Economic and Social Council Adopts Text Pledging Concrete Steps to Advance Financing for Development Agenda

By   /  May 24, 2017  /  24-7, Africa, Americas, Argentina, Asia Pacific Region, China, Climate, Economics, English, Environment, Europe, Germany, Global Bodies, Human Rights, Latin America, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Peoples Republic Of China, Security, United Nations, United States of America  /  Comments Off on Concerned about Challenging Global Environment, Economic and Social Council Adopts Text Pledging Concrete Steps to Advance Financing for Development Agenda

MIL OSI United Nations – Source: United Nations 4 Headline: Concerned about Challenging Global Environment, Economic and Social Council Adopts Text Pledging Concrete Steps to Advance Financing for Development Agenda Noting that the current global trajectory would not fully eradicate poverty by 2030 target date, the Economic and Social Council’s financing for development follow-up forum […]

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CDB, global development partners launch Toolkit to support Public-Private Partnerships in the Caribbean

By   /  May 24, 2017  /  Americas, Banking and Finance, Business, Economics, English, Global Economy, Latin America, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel  /  Comments Off on CDB, global development partners launch Toolkit to support Public-Private Partnerships in the Caribbean

MIL OSI Global Banks – Source: Caribbean Development Bank – Press Release/Statement: Headline: CDB, global development partners launch Toolkit to support Public-Private Partnerships in the Caribbean Regional governments, companies, investors and financiers interested in Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs) now have access to an online tool which offers guidance and practical assistance in preparing and managing PPP […]

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CDB hosts workshops for artisans and small contractors in TCI

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MIL OSI Global Banks – Source: Caribbean Development Bank – Press Release/Statement: Headline: CDB hosts workshops for artisans and small contractors in TCI The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) is hosting two workshops for artisans and small contractors in the Turks and Caicos Islands (TCI) between May 22 and June 2, 2017. Both events aim to […]

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Secretary-General Appoints David Mclachlan-Karr of Australia Deputy Special Representative in Guinea-Bissau

By   /  May 24, 2017  /  24-7, Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific Region, Economics, English, Global Bodies, International Law, Latin America, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Republic of Ireland, United Kingdom, United Nations  /  Comments Off on Secretary-General Appoints David Mclachlan-Karr of Australia Deputy Special Representative in Guinea-Bissau

MIL OSI United Nations – Source: United Nations 4 Headline: Secretary-General Appoints David Mclachlan-Karr of Australia Deputy Special Representative in Guinea-Bissau United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres announced today the appointment of David McLachlan-Karr of Australia as his new Deputy Special Representative in Guinea-Bissau.  Mr. McLachlan-Karr will also serve as United Nations Resident Coordinator and Resident […]

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Ethiopia’s Tedros Adhanom elected to top UN health post

By   /  May 24, 2017  /  24-7, Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific Region, English, Global Bodies, Latin America, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, United Nations  /  Comments Off on Ethiopia’s Tedros Adhanom elected to top UN health post

MIL OSI United Nations – Source: United Nations 2 Headline: Ethiopia’s Tedros Adhanom elected to top UN health post 23 May 2017 – The World Health Assembly, the decision-making body of the United Nations health agency, today elected Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus as the new Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO). “Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus […]

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World Health Assembly elects Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus as new WHO Director-General

By   /  May 24, 2017  /  24-7, Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific Region, English, Global Bodies, Latin America, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, United Nations, World Health Organisation  /  Comments Off on World Health Assembly elects Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus as new WHO Director-General

MIL OSI United Nations – Source: World Health Organisation Headline: World Health Assembly elects Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus as new WHO Director-General 23 May 2017 | GENEVA –Today the Member States of WHO elected Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus as the new Director-General of WHO. Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus was nominated by the Government of Ethiopia, […]

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Committee on Non-Governmental Organizations Grants Applications of 47 Groups for Special Status with Economic and Social Council, Defers Action on 15

By   /  May 23, 2017  /  24-7, Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific Region, Brazil, China, Climate, Economics, English, Environment, Europe, Global Bodies, Human Rights, International Law, Latin America, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Peoples Republic Of China, Russia, Security, United Kingdom, United Nations, United States of America  /  Comments Off on Committee on Non-Governmental Organizations Grants Applications of 47 Groups for Special Status with Economic and Social Council, Defers Action on 15

MIL OSI United Nations – Source: United Nations 4 Headline: Committee on Non-Governmental Organizations Grants Applications of 47 Groups for Special Status with Economic and Social Council, Defers Action on 15 Resuming its 2017 session, the Committee on Non-Governmental Organizations today recommended 47 groups for special consultative status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council, […]

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