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Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacifico Announces Issuance of Bond Certificates in Mexico for Ps. 2.5 Billion

Friday, October 15, 2021 - 10:32pm

GUADALAJARA, Mexico, Oct. 15, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacfico, S.A.B.

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  • GUADALAJARA, Mexico, Oct. 15, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacfico, S.A.B.
  • de C.V., (NYSE: PAC; BMV: GAP) (the Company or GAP) announced that today successfully completed the issuance of 25 million long-term bond certificates in Mexico (Certificados Burstiles) at a nominal value of Ps.
  • ), issued jointly through green bond certificates and the first reopening of the fourth issuance under the ticker symbol GAP21-2.
  • The bond certificates were issued in accordance with the following terms:
    Ps.

IAC issues statement after UN Letter release is made public : Cape Verde, Criticised Heavily by the United Nations

Friday, October 15, 2021 - 7:40pm

The United Nations expresses its "deep concern about the allegations of arbitrary arrest, detention and extradition proceedings against Ambassador Saab".

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  • The United Nations expresses its "deep concern about the allegations of arbitrary arrest, detention and extradition proceedings against Ambassador Saab".
  • The United Nations Human Rights (OHCHR) letter1 sent to the government of Cape Verde on July 19, 2021, was made public to a large group of independent experts.
  • Early this morning, alarm was raised at the fate of Ambassador Alex Saab detained by the Cape Verdean authorities.
  • I urge the Cape Verde authorities to release Alex Saab immediately and demand accountability.

Honduras elected for the first time to the UN Human Rights Council

Friday, October 15, 2021 - 6:54pm

"This historic election grants Honduras a seat for the first time since the Council was established in 2006, anditis the result of the country's hard work andachievementsto defend human rights" stated President Juan Orlando Hernandez.

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  • "This historic election grants Honduras a seat for the first time since the Council was established in 2006, anditis the result of the country's hard work andachievementsto defend human rights" stated President Juan Orlando Hernandez.
  • As a new member of the Human Rights Council, Honduras will have to adopt a more active role and pronounce itself on human rights situations around the worldfor theCounciltotake action, such as respect for human rights of women, indigenous peoples, LGTBQ, minorities, elderly and other groups in vulnerable situations.
  • Likewise, it must rule on issues related to the promotion of accountability in countries where human rights violations occur, as well as condemn reprisals against human rights defenders.It also overseehuman rights situation in hot spots such as Afghanistan, Burundi, Syria, Yemen, some Latin America countries and others that are under the scrutiny of the Human Rights Council.
  • The Human Rights Council is an inter-governmental body within the United Nations system responsible for the promotion and protection of all human rights around the globe.It has the ability to discuss all thematic human rights issues and situations that require its attention throughout the year.

Statement by the Prime Minister on the formation of a new government in Norway

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 8:08pm

OTTAWA, ON, Oct. 14, 2021 /CNW/ - The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the formation of a new government in Norway:

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  • OTTAWA, ON, Oct. 14, 2021 /CNW/ - The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the formation of a new government in Norway:
    "On behalf of the Government of Canada, I would like to congratulate Prime Minister Jonas Gahr Stre on the formation of a new government in Norway.
  • My thoughts and those of all Canadians are with Prime Minister Stre and the people of Norway following yesterday's tragic events in Kongsberg, and our country stands with you during this challenging time.
  • "I thank former Prime Minister Erna Solberg for her valuable partnership over the years.
  • She played an essential role in strengthening the close relations between Canada and Norway, and I wish her well in her future endeavours."

Princess Diana Exhibition: Accredited Access Makes its US Debut

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 5:52pm

NEW YORK, Oct. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Fever and SBX announce Princess Diana Exhibition: Accredited Access, will debut in New York, Los Angeles and Chicago this fall.

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  • NEW YORK, Oct. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Fever and SBX announce Princess Diana Exhibition: Accredited Access, will debut in New York, Los Angeles and Chicago this fall.
  • Bespoke art installations from renowned multimedia artist, Pauline Loctin, have been developed exclusively for Accredited Access and are inspired by some of Diana's most famous moments.
  • These curations celebrate the life of Princess Diana in a comprehensive and deeply personal way.
  • SBX's recent experience creations include owned properties such as The Princess Diana Exhibition: Accredited Access, and bespoke activations for clients like Cirque du Soliel, Duke Basketball International Tour, and RiSE Festival.

Aptive Environmental #12 in MountainWest Capital Network’s 2021 Utah 100 Fastest-Growing Companies List

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 2:17pm

PROVO, Utah, Oct. 14, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Aptive Environmental , one of the leading pest control companies in North America, today announced its inaugural ranking on MountainWest Capital Networks Utah 100 list as one of the state's fastest growing companies.

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  • PROVO, Utah, Oct. 14, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Aptive Environmental , one of the leading pest control companies in North America, today announced its inaugural ranking on MountainWest Capital Networks Utah 100 list as one of the state's fastest growing companies.
  • Coming in at #12 in the 2021 ranking, Aptive was previously recognized as an Emerging Elite company in 2020 and 2018 and has now graduated to the esteemed Utah 100 list.
  • MountainWest Capital Networks Utah 100 companies are ranked according to a weighted average calculation of percentage growth and dollar growth over the same five-year period.
  • This year marked Aptives first year being eligible for the Top 100 award, following its 2015 founding.

Herbalife Nutrition Honors Partners Who Are Helping End World Hunger Through “Nutrition for Zero Hunger” Initiative

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 2:00pm

Herbalife Nutrition, a premier global nutrition company, and the Herbalife Nutrition Foundation (HNF), are honoring their nonprofit partners and the impacts they have made together in fighting food insecurity during the second year of its Nutrition for Zero Hunger initiative.

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  • Herbalife Nutrition, a premier global nutrition company, and the Herbalife Nutrition Foundation (HNF), are honoring their nonprofit partners and the impacts they have made together in fighting food insecurity during the second year of its Nutrition for Zero Hunger initiative.
  • Through these partnerships, Herbalife Nutrition is working to help take hunger to zero by providing good nutrition and educational resources to communities in need.
  • Through the Companys global campaign to eradicate hunger, Herbalife Nutrition is also committed to bringing nutrition and education to communities around the world.
  • Through Nutrition for Zero Hunger, Herbalife Nutrition is helping tackle rising global hunger, food insecurity and malnutrition.

UNITE Dubai - Middle East Private Wealth Gathers on Eve of Expo2020 to Discuss Investment, Trade and Philanthropy

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 1:38pm

The World Humanitarian Forum, Part of the United Nations discussed topics such as 'Building Forward Better' and on their plans here in the UAE.

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  • The World Humanitarian Forum, Part of the United Nations discussed topics such as 'Building Forward Better' and on their plans here in the UAE.
  • UNITE Dubai and The Private Investment Group are proud to support such initiatives and do all that we can in promoting the UAE and the wider region.
  • The Middle East region's premier resource for informed news, features, and commentary covering sectors as construction, banking, technology and leisure in both English and Arabic.
  • Welthee, is a Decentralized Investment Fund that offers institutions and money managers a disruptive technology for unprecedented risk mitigation methods, diversification through a user-friendly platform.

Lack of investment in clean energy compromising fight against climate change and poverty

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 9:29am

The economic strain caused by Covid-19 is expected to have caused even further reductions in energy access investment in 2020 and 2021.

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  • The economic strain caused by Covid-19 is expected to have caused even further reductions in energy access investment in 2020 and 2021.
  • This is nowhere near the estimated USD 4.5 billion in annual investment required to achieve universal access to clean cooking (accounting only for clean cookstove costs).
  • This requires resources to mitigate climate change and create new opportunities to drive economic development and enable people everywhere to thrive.
  • Energizing Finance provides an evidence base of current energy finance commitments and the finance countries require to meet SDG7 energy targets.

CGTN: Xi Jinping unveils new measures at COP15 to strive for a beautiful China

Wednesday, October 13, 2021 - 6:18pm

China will take the lead by investing 1.5 billion yuan (about $233 million) to establish the Kunming Biodiversity Fund.

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  • China will take the lead by investing 1.5 billion yuan (about $233 million) to establish the Kunming Biodiversity Fund.
  • Chinese President Xi Jinping made the announcement while addressing the leaders' summit of the COP15 via video link in Beijing on Tuesday.
  • To strengthen biodiversity protection, China is moving faster to establish a protected areas system with national parks as the mainstay, Xi noted.
  • Xi called on countries around the world to join hands and start a new journey of high-quality development of humanity.