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Mar 16, 2017, 11:46 ET Proposed Budget Cuts Would Remove Vital Funding from Key U.S. Foreign Assistance Programs

On Thursday, March 16 the White House released topline budget recommendations for fiscal year 2018, which proposed to eliminate a number of...


Mar 16, 2017, 11:11 ET Alliance Opposes Unprecedented Proposed Cuts to State Department

The Trump administration released its budget calling for an unprecedented cut of 28 percent to the Department of State, and significant but...


Mar 16, 2017, 11:00 ET Cocoa Industry Announces Cooperative Initiative to End Deforestation

Twelve of the world's leading cocoa and chocolate companies agreed to a statement of collective intent committing them to work together, in...


Mar 16, 2017, 11:00 ET IACC President Testifies Before Italian Parliamentary Committee on Counterfeiting

Today, during a special hearing before Italy's Parliamentary Committee Inquiry on Counterfeiting, Bob Barchiesi, IACC President, shared how the...


Mar 16, 2017, 04:39 ET Dieter Kempf, voorzitter van het Duitse Industriefederatie (BDI): "Ik ben opgelucht dat de Nederlandse kiezer een anti-Europees en xenofoob beleid heeft afgewezen."

Over de uitslag van de parlementsverkiezingen in Nederland zei de voorzitter van het Bundesverband der Deutschen Industrie (BDI, Duitse...


Mar 15, 2017, 21:23 ET FAIR Calls Hawaii Judge's Decision "A Case of Judicial Overreach that Endangers National Security"

The following statement was issued by Dan Stein, president of the Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR) in response to today's...


Mar 15, 2017, 20:44 ET CAIR Welcomes Hawaii Judge's Order Blocking Trump's 'Muslim Ban 2.0' Nationwide

The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, tonight welcomed an order...


Mar 15, 2017, 16:33 ET U.S. Dairy Leaders Promise Steadfast Commitment to Mexico

The leaders of three major U.S. dairy organizations Wednesday promised to continue a strong commitment to their time-tested partnership with...


Mar 15, 2017, 16:13 ET Iranian Human Rights Atrocities Discussed in the United Nations

The International Development Forum organized an International Conference in the United Nations on 14th March 2017 to discuss the current human...


Mar 15, 2017, 13:18 ET ProfNet Experts Available on the Fed's Decision on Interest Rates, Trump's Travel Ban

Below are experts from the ProfNet network who are available to discuss timely issues in your coverage area. You can also submit a query to the...


Mar 15, 2017, 09:01 ET Johnson & Johnson gibt Gewinner der ersten Africa Innovation Challenge bekannt

Wettbewerbsbeitrag des 85 Jahre langen Engagements des Unternehmens für die Unterstützung von Unternehmern, wissenschaftlichen...


Mar 15, 2017, 07:00 ET Compliance Professionals Say Bribery And Corruption Risk To Rise In 2017

Kroll, the global leader in risk mitigation and response solutions, together with the Ethisphere Institute, a global leader in defining and...


Mar 14, 2017, 16:16 ET OIAC Celebrated the Iranian New Year (Nowruz) on Capitol Hill

Bipartisan members of the United States Congress and their staff joined Iranian Americans to celebrate Iranian New Year (Nowruz) and support...


Mar 14, 2017, 13:21 ET The Princess Sabeeka bint Ibrahim Al Khalifa's Global Award for Women

Supreme Council for Women, Bahrain: The Princess Sabeeka bint Ibrahim Al Khalifa's Global Award for Women Empowerment was launched at the...


Mar 14, 2017, 09:53 ET China's Trading Megacity Outlines Ambitious Agenda for Shared Sino-U.S. Economic Prosperity

Vice Mayor Cai Chaolin of the City of Guangzhou—China's trading and manufacturing capital with annual GDP of USD 290 billion—today convened more...


Mar 14, 2017, 06:37 ET La International Humanitarian City y ADRA entregan 100 toneladas de artículos de socorro en Madagascar

- A medida que la tormenta tropical ENAWO azota Madagascar, los miembros de la International Humanitarian City (PMA, UNHRD, OMS y...


Mar 14, 2017, 02:00 ET Johnson & Johnson Names Winners of First Africa Innovation Challenge

Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ) today named the winners of the first Africa Innovation Challenge at the Global Entrepreneurship Congress. The...


Mar 13, 2017, 14:37 ET World Affairs Council-Washington, DC to honor Jane Goodall Institute, Corporation for Public Broadcasting, Marymount University, Blackboard Inc. and Republic of Colombia at annual HONORS: Gala

The World Affairs Council-Washington, DC (WAC-DC) annual HONORS: Global Education Gala is an event that recognizes organizations who demonstrate an...


Mar 13, 2017, 14:00 ET Executives From Des Moines, Calgary Partner To Lead Marketing Advisory Board

Greater Des Moines Partnership Chief Communications Officer Tiffany Tauscheck and Calgary Chamber Director of Marketing and Communications Scott...