Archive for October 12th, 2017

UN Gender Focus: parental leave in Norway, space for women, women's economic empowerment in Ghana

| October 12, 2017

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Director General of Confederation of Norwegian Enterprise, Kristin Skogen Lund, speaks at UN headquarters in New York. Photo: UN Women/Ryan Brown

Parental leave is smart for the economy and helps change minds

Unequal pay and …

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Tissue World Istanbul is returning at the Istanbul Congress Center from 4 — 6 September 2018

| October 12, 2017

ISTANBUL, Oct. 12, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Tissue World Istanbul is set to take place at the Istanbul Congress Center (ICC), Turkey from 4 – 6 September 2018.

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Part of the international Tissue World portfolio established since 1993, Tissue World Istanbul …

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Entrepreneur Urges Leveraging Artificial Intelligence for Benefit of All in Second Committee, Economic and Social Council Joint Meeting

| October 12, 2017

Delegates Debate Eradication of Poverty, Development Issues in Afternoon Meeting

New technology would be central to achieving development goals, with artificial intelligence (AI) leveraged to process data on health, commerce, communications and transportation, entrepreneur Stephen Ibaraki told a joint session …

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Access to Quality Health Care, Education Vital for Improving Children’s Well-Being, Speakers Stress as Third Committee Concludes Debate

| October 12, 2017

Governments around the world were focused on improving access to quality education and health care for children and adolescents to ensure they reached their full potential, speakers told the Third Committee (Social, Humanitarian and Cultural) as they concluded discussion on …

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UN Gender Focus: parental leave in Norway, space for women, women’s economic empowerment in Ghana

| October 12, 2017

Parental leave is smart for the economy and helps change minds

Unequal pay and lack of paid parental leave holds women back in the world of work. That's the economic reality underpinning a meetingorganized by UN Women and the Nordic …

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