Archive for February 1st, 2018

Commission for Social Development

| February 1, 2018

Note: Complete coverage will be available at the conclusion of today's meetings.

Briefing by Youth Delegate

RUXANDA RENITA, a youth representative speaking on behalf of the United Nations Major Group for Children and Youth, briefed the Commission on the …

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Jibu Announces Completion of $7 Million Series B Financing

| February 1, 2018

Funds raised through impact investments will accelerate Jibu’s growth and drive social and financial returns

DENVER, Feb. 01, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Jibu, a social enterprise that has reinvented the traditional franchise model to equip emerging market entrepreneurs to …

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XCMG Opens First Direct Spare Parts Center in Africa – Consolidating Local Support

| February 1, 2018

NAIROBI, Kenya, Feb. 1, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — XCMG opened its first direct regional spare parts center (“the Center”) on January 6 in Nairobi, Kenya to serve business in East Africa. The Center is a collaboration with TISCO Construction Ltd., and …

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Speakers Discuss Ways Young People Can Help Implement Sustainable Development, as Economic and Social Council Youth Forum Concludes

| February 1, 2018

Concluding the second day of the two‑day Economic and Social Council Youth Forum, young people and representatives of Government and civil society gathered to share their findings on how youth could help implement the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, and help …

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President of Human Rights Council Appoints New Chairperson of Commission of Inquiry on Burundi

| February 1, 2018

The President of the Human Rights Council, Ambassador Vojislav Scaron;uc (Slovenia), announced today the appointment of Mr. Doudou Diegrave;ne (Senegal) to serve as a member and new chairperson of the Council-mandated Commission of Inquiry on Burundi.

Mr. Diegrave;ne, who has …

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