G20

Prime Minister to travel to the Netherlands, Italy, and the United Kingdom

Monday, October 25, 2021 - 3:47pm

The Prime Minister will travel to The Hague, the Netherlands on October 29, 2021 where he will meet with Prime Minister Mark Rutte and other Dutch representatives to discuss both countries' shared priorities and further the strong ties between Canada and the Netherlands.

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  • The Prime Minister will travel to The Hague, the Netherlands on October 29, 2021 where he will meet with Prime Minister Mark Rutte and other Dutch representatives to discuss both countries' shared priorities and further the strong ties between Canada and the Netherlands.
  • The Prime Minister will then travel to Rome, Italy from October 30 to 31, 2021 to attend the G20 Leaders' Summit.
  • The Prime Minister will highlight Canada's contributions to the global COVID-19 pandemic response and economic recovery, including support for low- and middle-income countries.
  • Following the G20 Leaders' Summit, Prime Minister Trudeau will travel to Glasgow, United Kingdom from November 1 to 2, 2021 to participate in COP26.

U.S. Waste of 15 million COVID-19 Vaccine Doses “Shameful,” says AHF

Tuesday, October 19, 2021 - 4:38pm

AIDS Healthcare Foundation ( AHF ) on Tuesday decried the waste of at least 15 million COVID-19 vaccine doses in the United States this year as shameful.

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  • AIDS Healthcare Foundation ( AHF ) on Tuesday decried the waste of at least 15 million COVID-19 vaccine doses in the United States this year as shameful.
  • AHF calls on the Biden administration and leaders of other wealthy countries with excess vaccine stockpiles to do their due diligence to protect unused doses and ensure unneeded shots get to the most vulnerable countries with little-to-no vaccine access.
  • According to the Guardian , At least 15 million doses were scrapped in the U.S. between March and September, according to one analysis of CDC data.
  • A separate investigation found 1 million doses were discarded in 10 states between December and July.

DGAP-News: Pacifico Renewables Yield AG partners with project developer ACE Power and secures access to a one GW+ pipeline in Australia

Tuesday, October 19, 2021 - 5:00am

Gruenwald, October 19, 2021 - Today, Pacifico Renewables Yield AG (ISIN: DE000A2YN371) (the "Company", "Pacifico"), an independent producer of electricity from renewable sources, signed a right of first offer agreement with ACE Power Development Pty Ltd and ACE Power Operations Pty Ltd ("ACE Power"), a renewable energy project developer based in Australia.

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  • Gruenwald, October 19, 2021 - Today, Pacifico Renewables Yield AG (ISIN: DE000A2YN371) (the "Company", "Pacifico"), an independent producer of electricity from renewable sources, signed a right of first offer agreement with ACE Power Development Pty Ltd and ACE Power Operations Pty Ltd ("ACE Power"), a renewable energy project developer based in Australia.
  • This partnership grants Pacifico priority access to ACE Power's pipeline of currently more than one GW in Australia.
  • The current pipeline of ACE Power mainly comprises nine large-scale solar projects across Australia.
  • The partnership with ACE Power demonstrates the Company's ambitions to continue adding project developers with considerable industry experience to its platform.

AHF to Lead G20 Demonstration at Hyde Park Corner for Global Vaccine Access

Monday, October 18, 2021 - 12:52pm

Wealthy countries have secured enough vaccines for their citizens, some of which have enough to vaccinate their populations multiple times over.

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  • Wealthy countries have secured enough vaccines for their citizens, some of which have enough to vaccinate their populations multiple times over.
  • Other advocacy actions have included embassy visits in many countries where AHF operates and a VOW protest in Brussels earlier this year targeting EU leaders.
  • Learn more by visiting VaccinateOurWorld.org , where you can pledge as an individual or as an organization to fight for vaccine access across the globe.
  • To learn more about AHF, please visit our website: www.aidshealth.org , find us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/aidshealth and follow us on Twitter: @aidshealthcare and Instagram: @aidshealthcare
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AP Content Services expands in Asia

Friday, October 15, 2021 - 1:00am

TOKYO, Oct. 14, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- AP Content Services works with brands and advertisers worldwide to create and distribute authentic, impactful and informative content in video, text and photos through the AP distribution network .

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  • TOKYO, Oct. 14, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- AP Content Services works with brands and advertisers worldwide to create and distribute authentic, impactful and informative content in video, text and photos through the AP distribution network .
  • Clients can distribute paid-for content on the AP wire, APNews.com and the AP News app and AP Content Services-created content via AP-branded social media accounts.
  • AP Content Services is separate from the editorial operations of the AP newsroom and the content created does not involve AP editorial staff.
  • We are pleased to expand our AP Content Services offerings for our clients in Asia, said AP Content Services Asia Sales Manager Chie Tsuda, based in Tokyo.

Biomicrogels Group Became Best Tech Company at G20 Summit

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 3:40pm

OXFORD, England, Oct. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- G20 members, world experts and investors recognized Biomicrogels Group's high-tech solutions as the best in the Cleantech category among the most innovative G20 countries companies at the special event of the Summit the G20 Innovation League in Italy.

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  • OXFORD, England, Oct. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- G20 members, world experts and investors recognized Biomicrogels Group's high-tech solutions as the best in the Cleantech category among the most innovative G20 countries companies at the special event of the Summit the G20 Innovation League in Italy.
  • Biomicrogels products are environmentally friendly, efficient and affordable.
  • The technology is based on deep processing of agricultural waste from apple and beetroot pulp, sunflower hearts.
  • "- said Andrey Elagin, co-founder and CEO of Biomicrogels Group.

Time to Act: Promoting Women and Youth Leadership for Sustainable and Inclusive Growth

Wednesday, October 13, 2021 - 7:00am

It is a reminder for gender equality, to amplify girls' voices meaningfully, and to support their presence and leadership.

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  • It is a reminder for gender equality, to amplify girls' voices meaningfully, and to support their presence and leadership.
  • Women's effective participation and leadership have been recognized by UN Women reports to improve productivity, enhance ecosystem conservation, and create more sustainable systems.
  • We believe that promoting women and youth leadership can significantly contribute to the development of a country.
  • Next year, Indonesia will be trusted to host the G20 Summit, which will focus on three pillars: promoting productivity, increasing resilience and stability, and ensuring sustainable and inclusive growth.

Manifest Climate: Top 20 Clean Tech Start-Up

Tuesday, October 12, 2021 - 2:48pm

Manifest Climates innovative software was shortlisted for the prestigious G20 Innovations League (clean tech) start-up pitch contest.

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  • Manifest Climates innovative software was shortlisted for the prestigious G20 Innovations League (clean tech) start-up pitch contest.
  • The clean tech category featured the worlds top 20 clean tech start-ups.
  • Greven added, data is key to the clean tech transformation.
  • Manifest Climate connects AI with climate expertise to help forward-thinking companies understand, assess, govern and confidently disclose their climate-related risks and opportunities.

UN Committee on the Rights of the Child Turns Its Back on Climate Change Petition From Greta Thunberg and Children From Around the World

Tuesday, October 12, 2021 - 2:47am

WASHINGTON, Oct. 11, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- In a stunning decision, the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child, the global human rights body tasked with protecting children’s rights, refused to hear the case of 16 youth from around the world who are threatened by the climate crisis.

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  • Today, the Committee delivered a rebuke to young people around the world who are demanding immediate action on the climate crisis.
  • In dismissing the case, the Committee told children that climate change is a dire global emergency, but the UNs doors are closed to them.
  • The fact that all states are causing climate change, the Committee held, does not absolve states of individual responsibility to reduce their own share of emissions.
  • The Committee also found that the youth are victims of foreseeable threats to their rights to life, health, and culture.

Argus completes tenth benchmark review

Thursday, October 7, 2021 - 10:05pm

LONDON, Oct. 7, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading global energy and commodity price reporting agency Argus has successfully completed the tenth external assurance review of its energy and commodity benchmarks and other key prices.

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  • LONDON, Oct. 7, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading global energy and commodity price reporting agency Argus has successfully completed the tenth external assurance review of its energy and commodity benchmarks and other key prices.
  • The prices reviewed included those published by Argus Media and those administered by Argus Benchmark Administration (ABA).
  • Argus became the first PRA to complete an independent review of oil benchmarks, in October 2013, and was the first to extend the Iosco PRA Principles to non-oil energy benchmarks, in January 2014.
  • Argus' description of its policies and procedures, together with the full assurance review, are publicly available , and Argus' price assessment methodologies are also online .