Archive for September, 2017

Proposed Drone Usage Regulations Meet Resistance in Malawi

| September 30, 2017

BLANTYRE, MALAWI The government of Malawi has drafted new regulations on the use of unmanned aerial vehicles, also known as drones. Authorities say the move helps protect people's security and privacy, but some drone operators are against the proposed changes.…

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CGAP Launches Guide for Financial Service Providers to Better Meet the Needs of Low-Income Customers

| September 29, 2017

Washington, D.C., Sept. 28, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — CGAP today launched the Customer-Centric Guide, a web-based collection of toolkits and experiments to help financial service providers deliver products and services that better meet the needs of low-income customers.

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General Assembly Speakers Call for Stronger, More Tailored Responses to ‘Heinous’ Human Trafficking Crimes, Especially Those Targeting Children

| September 29, 2017

Continuing its high‑level meeting on human trafficking today, speakers in the General Assembly called for more tailored, effective multilateral responses to that “heinous” crime while outlining national efforts to protect its victims and prosecute perpetrators.

“The safety and well-being of …

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General Assembly Speakers Call for Stronger, More Tailored Responses to ‘Heinous’ Human Trafficking Crimes, Especially Those Targeting Children

| September 29, 2017

Continuing its high level meeting on human trafficking today, speakers in the General Assembly called for more tailored, effective multilateral responses to that heinous crime while outlining national efforts to protect its victims and prosecute perpetrators.

The safety and well-being …

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General Assembly: plenary

| September 28, 2017

Note: A complete summary of today's General Assembly meetings will be made available after their conclusion.

Statements

COURTENAY RATTRAY (Jamaica) said there was a mutually reinforcing relationship between the efforts made to implement the Sustainable Development Goals and …

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