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The Middle East Millennials’ Dilemma

The Middle East Millennials’ Dilemma – Special collaboration, Mufid Sukkar A symmetrical, yet unpleasant statistic about the youth in the Middle East reads as follows: 30% of the population is under 30 years of age (commonly referred to as millennials) and 30% of the female amongst them are unemployed. The men are in a somewhat better situation with 21% being unemployed; still a large number, by any standards. Figures quoted from the most recent available study by the United Nations….

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UN Resolutions on Kashmir

SELF DETERMINATION CONFERENCE IN PALAIS DES NATIONS CALLS FOR IMMEDIATE IMPLEMENTATION OF UN RESOLUTIONS ON KASHMIR Geneva, 15th March 2018 – International Human Rights Association of American Minorities (IHRAAM) and Consejo Indio De Sud America (CISA) held a side event entitled “Self Determination Recommendations By Independent Expert On The Promotion Of A Democratic And Equitable International Order – A Review And Way Forward” at the 37th Session of the United Nations Human Rights Council. In his opening remarks, Barrister…

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GOOD NEWS FROM UKRAINE

by Maxim Nefyodov First Deputy /Minister of Economic Development and Trade in Ukraine ProZorro’s succesfull show case may offer GPA members an effective solution to reducing barriers in international procurement The world is now used to hearing disturbing news from Ukraine. However, today we are pleased to have something positive to share. Ukraine has developed an electronic system ProZorro – an effective modern solution to the important issue of corruption and inefficiency in public procurement. This solution has now…

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TURKMENISTAN IS ADJUSTED TO EXPORT FURTHER NATURAL GAS

Turkmenistan is adjusted to export further natural gas to Iran though “one good turn deserves another” The National Iranian Gas Company for an extended period, violating the “take or pay” principle, did not proceed of the Turkmen gas in due volumes. In addition, due to non-compliance by NIGC of the financial liabilities under the contract, the impressive debt of the Iranian company to “Turkmengaz” State Concern had so far formed – earlier reported in the message the Ministry of…

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OVADANDEPE IS IN FULL SWING

Construction on gas-chemical complex in Ovadandepe is in full swing Joint efforts of the “Turkmengaz” State Concern and Consortium established by the Japanese company Kawasaki and the Turkish Ronesans Holding build the plant. Reported by the National television Turkmenistan. Read full article »» http://divainternational.ch/construction-on-gas-chemical-complex-in-ovadandepe-is-in-full-swing.html  

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ICAO 2017 JANUARY 02 COM

Traffic growth and airline profitability were highlights of air transport in 2016 For immediate release Montréal, 2 January 2017 – Preliminary figures released today by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) indicated that the total number of passengers carried on scheduled services reached 3.7 billion in 2016, a 6.0 per cent increase over last year. The number of departures rose to approximately 35 million globally, and world passenger traffic, expressed in terms of total scheduled revenue passenger-kilometres (RPKs), posted…

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ICAO ASSISTS THAILAND WITH SAFETY OVERSIGHT AUDIT FINDING

For immediate release Montréal, 20 December 2016 – During her recent mission to Thailand, ICAO Secretary General Dr. Fang Liu and Thai Prime Minister H.E. Prayut Chan-o-cha agreed to accelerate their ongoing cooperation to resolve a Significant Safety Concern (SSC) in Thailand. “Thailand is a leader in a number of areas of sustainable development in the Asia and Pacific (APAC) Region, and its international tourism growth strongly relies on its effective oversight of safe and secure global air transport connectivity,”…

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ICAO LAUNCHES UNMANNED AIRCRAFT SYSTEMS TOOLKIT

For immediate release Montréal, 13 December 2016 – Aimed at assisting consumers and remote pilots regardless of their skills and experience, the UN agency for civil aviation (ICAO) launched its new Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Toolkit on the occasion of International Civil Aviation Day. “The resources this new toolkit makes available are designed to help UAS operators of all ages operate their aircraft safely and responsibly,” commented ICAO Council President Dr. Olumuyiwa Benard Aliu. “The importance of recognizing that these…

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INTERVIEW WITH DR DAVID NABARRO

Dr David Nabarro, Special Adviser to the United Nations Secretary-General on the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and Climate Change and candidate for the Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO). Dr Nabarro’s career spans more than 40 years of working in public health. Starting as a doctor working for Save the Children in Northern Iraq and then Nepal, he later lectured on nutrition and public health in the United Kingdom (UK) and worked for the UK’s Department for…

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THE MANSION HOUSE, DUBLIN : A BRIEF HISTORY

At the heart of historic Dublin, the Mansion House celebrated its 300th anniversary (1715-2015). It is the only mayoral residence in Ireland and is older than any surviving in Britain.  Home to the Lord Mayor of Dublin during his or her term of office, the Mansion House has been the centre of civic hospitality for three centuries. It is a rare example of Queen Anne style architecture in Dublin and is the oldest ‘free standing house’ in Dublin.  A…

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