Daily Archives: November 6, 2018

S. Sudan Peace Raises Prospect of Release of Child Soldiers

The U.N. secretary-general’s special representative for children and armed conflict says a chief benefit of peace in South Sudan is the likelihood that many child soldiers will be freed and reintegrated into their communities. Virginia Gamba was present during the Khartoum peace process in South Sudan three weeks ago and met with government officials and

South Sudan Girl Auctioned on Facebook for Marriage

Female lawyers in South Sudan are urging the government to shut down an online auction for marriage rights to a 16-year-old girl. Monica Adhiue, acting executive director for South Sudan’s National Alliance for Women Lawyers, calls the auction shocking and sad. “The practice is a gross human rights violation and violates the rights of a

Cision Unveils Global Innovation Lab to Transform Communications Industry

LONDON, Nov. 6, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — CISION COMMSCON — Cision® (NYSE: CISN) today announced the opening of a new global innovation and research centre to fuel the ongoing development of groundbreaking technology for the communications industry. The Cision Innovation Lab, with locations in New York City and Berlin, is designed to build, test, and launch […]

Bill Gates Launches Reinvented Toilet Expo Showcasing New Pathogen-Killing Sanitation Products That Don’t Require Sewers or Water Lines

Gates Foundation and Global Partners Announce Commitments to Advance Commercialization of Disruptive, Off-Grid Toilet Technologies BEIJING, Nov. 6, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, with the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT) and the China Chamber of International Commerce (CCOIC), today joined global innovators, development banks, private-sector players, and […]