International organizations

Amerigo Education Responds to COVID-19 Impact

Monday, March 30, 2020 - 12:00am

As the situation escalated, Amerigo implemented comprehensive protective measures and started daily and real-time communications with parents to provide complete transparency.

Key Points: 
  • As the situation escalated, Amerigo implemented comprehensive protective measures and started daily and real-time communications with parents to provide complete transparency.
  • The impact of COVID-19 has resulted in school closures across the U.S., including all Amerigo campuses.
  • Amerigo anticipated this necessary step would be taken and acted to ensure all student residences remain open and fully staffed.
  • For more information about Get Ahead, please click here: https://bit.ly/39jsQmL
    The health and safety of Amerigo students remains the highest priority for the entire Amerigo community.

Amerigo Education Responds to COVID-19 Impact

Monday, March 30, 2020 - 12:00am

As the situation escalated, Amerigo implemented comprehensive protective measures and started daily and real-time communications with parents to provide complete transparency.

Key Points: 
  • As the situation escalated, Amerigo implemented comprehensive protective measures and started daily and real-time communications with parents to provide complete transparency.
  • The impact of COVID-19 has resulted in school closures across the U.S., including all Amerigo campuses.
  • Amerigo anticipated this necessary step would be taken and acted to ensure all student residences remain open and fully staffed.
  • For more information about Get Ahead, please click here: https://bit.ly/39jsQmL
    The health and safety of Amerigo students remains the highest priority for the entire Amerigo community.

EU Justice Committee issues update on Brexit negotiation concerns

Saturday, March 28, 2020 - 12:01am

The EU Justice Sub-Committee has published a review of progress made in the ongoing discussions about the future UK-EU relationship.

Key Points: 
  • The EU Justice Sub-Committee has published a review of progress made in the ongoing discussions about the future UK-EU relationship.
  • Since the EU referendum in June 2016, the Committee has been scrutinising the impact of leaving the EU on the different sectors within its remit.
  • Members have now produced a short summary, outlining progress made in each of these fields - citizens' rights, civil and criminal justice, consumer protection and intellectual property - as well as highlighting remaining areas of concern.

EU Justice Committee issues update on Brexit negotiation concerns

Saturday, March 28, 2020 - 12:01am

The EU Justice Sub-Committee has published a review of progress made in the ongoing discussions about the future UK-EU relationship.

Key Points: 
  • The EU Justice Sub-Committee has published a review of progress made in the ongoing discussions about the future UK-EU relationship.
  • Since the EU referendum in June 2016, the Committee has been scrutinising the impact of leaving the EU on the different sectors within its remit.
  • Members have now produced a short summary, outlining progress made in each of these fields - citizens' rights, civil and criminal justice, consumer protection and intellectual property - as well as highlighting remaining areas of concern.

BIO-key Secures $45M Contract to Build Secure E-commerce Infrastructure Across Nigeria and to Support the Creation of Employment for One Million, in Partnership with Nigeria’s Federal Ministry of Labour, Through its National Electronic Labour Exchange

Friday, March 27, 2020 - 11:31am

The program also seeks to foster the creation of a secure and scalable e-commerce infrastructure to support a variety of industries across Nigeria.

Key Points: 
  • The program also seeks to foster the creation of a secure and scalable e-commerce infrastructure to support a variety of industries across Nigeria.
  • The program will deliver a variety of education, healthcare, retail, financial and identity management services across the country.
  • NELEX is the Federal Government of Nigerias regulatory agency responsible for creating high quality employment across Nigeria.
  • Ms. Mienye Badejo, Deputy Director of Labour and Employment stated, This exciting project perfectly matches the core mandate of the Federal Ministry of Labour and Employment, through the National Electronic Labour Exchange.

Press release - COVID-19: Parliament approves crucial EU support measures

Friday, March 27, 2020 - 12:00am

These measures are meant to channel 37 billion from available EU funds as soon as possible to citizens, regions and countries hit the hardest by the Coronavirus pandemic.

Key Points: 
  • These measures are meant to channel 37 billion from available EU funds as soon as possible to citizens, regions and countries hit the hardest by the Coronavirus pandemic.
  • The funds will be directed towards healthcare systems, SMEs, labour markets and other vulnerable parts of EU member states economies.
  • The measures will make up to 800 million available for European countries in 2020.
  • The adopted measures will enter into force once published in the Official Journal of the European Union in the coming days.

Press release - COVID-19: MEPs call for a more unified EU response

Thursday, March 26, 2020 - 8:00pm

Respecting strict sanitary precautions, lead MEPs from all political groups gathered in a special session in the Brussels chamber on Thursday, with others following the debate from home.

Key Points: 
  • Respecting strict sanitary precautions, lead MEPs from all political groups gathered in a special session in the Brussels chamber on Thursday, with others following the debate from home.
  • The free movement of goods and services is the only way to get supplies to where they are needed.
  • The EU is not even capable of coordinating the measures taken by the member states.
  • The Greens call for financial help to people who have lost their income and, through coronabonds, to ensure the stability of EU countries.

Germany Devotes €150 Million to Connect Research Hospitals Into Anti-Corona Network

Thursday, March 26, 2020 - 1:58pm

The initiative will collect and evaluate all the diagnostic and treatment strategies at Germany's many university clinics and other hospitals.

Key Points: 
  • The initiative will collect and evaluate all the diagnostic and treatment strategies at Germany's many university clinics and other hospitals.
  • In Germany's federal political system, universities and their attendant research hospitals fall under the jurisdiction of the country's sixteen regional states.
  • Germany Trade & Invest (GTAI) is the economic development agency of the Federal Republic of Germany.
  • GTAI supports German companies setting up in foreign markets, promotes Germany as a business location and assists foreign companies setting up in Germany.

Germany Devotes €150 Million to Connect Research Hospitals Into Anti-Corona Network

Thursday, March 26, 2020 - 1:56pm

The initiative will collect and evaluate all the diagnostic and treatment strategies at Germany's many university clinics and other hospitals.

Key Points: 
  • The initiative will collect and evaluate all the diagnostic and treatment strategies at Germany's many university clinics and other hospitals.
  • In Germany's federal political system, universities and their attendant research hospitals fall under the jurisdiction of the country's sixteen regional states.
  • Germany Trade & Invest (GTAI) is the economic development agency of the Federal Republic of Germany.
  • GTAI supports German companies setting up in foreign markets, promotes Germany as a business location and assists foreign companies setting up in Germany.

Article - Coronavirus: Parliament to vote on €37 billion crisis response

Wednesday, March 25, 2020 - 8:01pm

The measure, proposed by the European Commission, is a key element in the EU response to the pandemic and has been fast-tracked through Parliament.

Key Points: 
  • The measure, proposed by the European Commission, is a key element in the EU response to the pandemic and has been fast-tracked through Parliament.
  • The Commission calculates that the 8 billion could be supplemented by about 29 billion in EU co-financing.
  • That would make a total of 37 billion that could be deployed in investments across the EU.
  • The urgency procedure allows for a plenary vote without a report or with an oral report by the responsible committee.