UNMISS Celebrating United Nations Day

UNMISS Celebrating United Nations Day

JUBA, South Sudan, October 24, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- As part of our celebrations of United Nations Day this year, UNMISS peacekeepers will help residents of the ...

Fifth Annual Retreat of Special Envoys, Representatives and Mediators concludes with a renewed commitment to Silence the Guns by 2020

Fifth Annual Retreat of Special Envoys, Representatives and Mediators concludes with a renewed commitment to Silence the Guns by 2020

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, October 24, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- The fifth Annual Retreat of Special Envoys, Representatives and Mediators on the promotion of peace, ...

Migration Information Centre for Young People Opens in Tunis

Migration Information Centre for Young People Opens in Tunis

GENEVA, Switzerland, October 24, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- IOM and Tunisia's National Observatory for Youth (ONJ) will today (24/10) open a new Swiss-funded ...

African Union Holds Training Workshop on Explosive Ordinance Disposal

African Union Holds Training Workshop on Explosive Ordinance Disposal

NAIROBI, Kenya, October 24, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- The Commission of the African Union (AU), in partnership with United Nations Mine Action Services (UNMAS) and ...

The TransMedics® Organ Care System (OCS™) Heart Technology Was Used to Perform The World’s First Series of Adult Human Heart Transplants From Donors After Circulatory Death (DCD Donors) at St Vincent’s Hospital in Sydney, Australia

The TransMedics® Organ Care System (OCS™) Heart Technology Was Used to Perform The World’s First Series of Adult Human Heart Transplants From Donors After Circulatory Death (DCD Donors) at St Vincent’s Hospital in Sydney, Australia

ANDOVER, Massachusetts, Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TransMedics announces that its OCS™ Heart technology was used to preserve and assess the world's first series of three ...

Daimler Financial Services is One of the World’s 25 Best Employers

Daimler Financial Services is One of the World’s 25 Best Employers

--  Great Place to Work Institute names Daimler Financial Services one of World's Best 25 Multinational Workplaces --  Nine of ten employees rate the company as a "great place to ...

Paul G. Allen Increases Commitment To Fight Ebola To $100 Million

Paul G. Allen Increases Commitment To Fight Ebola To $100 Million

-- Partners with U.S. State Department and World Health Organization to Evacuate and Treat Infected Humanitarian Workers; -- Collaborates with University of Massachusetts Medical ...

UNMISS Celebrating United Nations Day

JUBA, South Sudan, October 24, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- As part of our celebrations of United Nations Day this year, UNMISS peacekeepers will help residents of the Central Equatorial State community of Kapuri with their on-going construction of a primary school. Kapuri primary school visit: 8:00am: Meeting point at UNMISS Tomping main gate where you will be welcome by UNMISS staff to board ...

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Fifth Annual Retreat of Special Envoys, Representatives and Mediators concludes with a renewed commitment to Silence the Guns by 2020

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, October 24, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- The fifth Annual Retreat of Special Envoys, Representatives and Mediators on the promotion of peace, security and stability in Africa, held in Arusha, concluded with renewed commitment by participants to ‘silence the guns' on the continent by 2020. During the Retreat, participants reflected on various experiences, drawing lessons in ...

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Migration Information Centre for Young People Opens in Tunis

GENEVA, Switzerland, October 24, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- IOM and Tunisia's National Observatory for Youth (ONJ) will today (24/10) open a new Swiss-funded Migration Information Center for young people in Tunis. The centre, which is backed by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC), will provide information and promote safe and legal migration options among Tunisian youth. Two ...

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African Union Holds Training Workshop on Explosive Ordinance Disposal

NAIROBI, Kenya, October 24, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- The Commission of the African Union (AU), in partnership with United Nations Mine Action Services (UNMAS) and the Humanitarian Peace Support School (HPSS), are convening an Explosive Ordinance Disposal (EOD) training from 21 October to 7 November 2014, in Nairobi, Kenya. The training, which is convened under the AU Mine Action and ...

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The TransMedics® Organ Care System (OCS™) Heart Technology Was Used to Perform The World’s First Series of Adult Human Heart Transplants From Donors After Circulatory Death (DCD Donors) at St Vincent’s Hospital in Sydney, Australia

ANDOVER, Massachusetts, Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TransMedics announces that its OCS™ Heart technology was used to preserve and assess the world's first series of three successful adult heart transplant procedures from hearts donated from donors after circulatory death (DCD) by the St. Vincent's Hospital Heart Transplant team. All patients who received these groundbreaking transplants have recovered very ...

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Daimler Financial Services is One of the World’s 25 Best Employers

--  Great Place to Work Institute names Daimler Financial Services one of World's Best 25 Multinational Workplaces --  Nine of ten employees rate the company as a "great place to work" in an independent survey STUTTGART, Germany, Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It's a great day for the more than 8,000 employees of Daimler Financial Services worldwide -- the company is ranked as one of the world's best 25 ...

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Paul G. Allen Increases Commitment To Fight Ebola To $100 Million

-- Partners with U.S. State Department and World Health Organization to Evacuate and Treat Infected Humanitarian Workers; -- Collaborates with University of Massachusetts Medical School to Provide Training and Equipment; -- Coordinates and Optimizes Global Giving by Launching "Fund a Need" Donation Platform SEATTLE, Oct. 23, 2014  /PRNewswire/ -- Philanthropist Paul G. Allen today increased his commitment to ...

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Simone Gbagbo Trial: First of many

PARIS, France, October 23, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- The start of the trial of 83 people, including Simone Gbagbo who stands accused of attempting to undermine the security of the State, is an important milestone in the judicial process related to the Ivory Coast's post-electoral crisis of 2010-2011. However, our organisations consider this to be only the beginning of the process, as the most ...

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Zambia – 50th anniversary of independence (October 24, 2014)

PARIS, France, October 23, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- France congratulates the Zambian authorities and people on the 50th anniversary of independence, which will be celebrated tomorrow. On this occasion we pay tribute to Zambia's commitment to peace and development in Africa. France hopes that our bilateral cooperation will continue to be strengthened, in the spirit of friendship that prevails ...

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Visit to the Republic of Zambia and the Republic of Tunisia by Mr. Kazuyuki Nakane, Parliamentary Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs

TOKYO, Japan, October 23, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- 1. Parliamentary Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs Mr. Kazuyuki Nakane will visit the Republic of Zambia and the Republic of Tunisia from October 23 to 27. 2. In Zambia, Parliamentary Vice-Minister Nakane will attend events for Zambia's 50th Independence Anniversary Celebrations (Golden Jubilee)that will be held from October 23 to 24, and he ...

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