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    Crawford Technologies Named a Top Information and Communication Company for Eighth Consecutive Year

    TORONTO, ON, CANADA – Crawford Technologies, provider of innovative document solutions that streamline, improve and manage customer communications, announced that it has been included on the Branham300 list of Canada’s top Information and Communication Technology (ICT) companies for the eighth year in a row. The listing, published by Branham Group Inc., a global ICT industry analyst and marketing company, is… Continue Reading »

    Family Care for Children with Disabilities: Practical Guidance for Front-line Workers in Low-and Middle-Income Countries

    WASHINGTON, DC, USA: World Learning, on behalf of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is excited to announce that the Family Care for Children with Disabilities: Practical Guidance for Front-line Workers in Low-and Middle-Income Countries is now publicly available for download from the Better Care Network website. Please click here to access the web page. If you have… Continue Reading »

    For Tongans, a Secure Way to Send Money Home is Priceless

    TONGA: Working overseas is tough. But it can be even tougher for workers trying to send their hard-earned money back home to help relatives. Sione Tau, a Tongan who has been picking strawberries in New Zealand for eight seasons, knows this all too well. Until recently, he had to navigate the cumbersome process of withdrawing… Continue Reading »

    ODI Examines ‘Leave No One Behind’ Reflections in VNRs

    INTERNATIONAL: Analysts from the Overseas Development Institute (ODI) report that they are encouraged by countries’ engagement with the Voluntary National Review (VNR) process so far, even though the presentations made at the 2016 and 2017 sessions of the UN High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF), for the most part, only “met minimum requirements for… Continue Reading »

    A New Decade for the CRPD: Partnerships for Inclusive & Sustainable Development

    NEW YORK, USA: From June 11th till the 14th, GAATES actively participated in the 11th Session of the Conference of States Parties (CoSP) to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) in New York City. The events at this year’s CoSP were universal and looking towards the future of the CRPD through key… Continue Reading »

    Antalya Stays on Track for Sustainable Growth

    ANTALYA, TURKEY: Historic buildings and over 600 kilometers of sandy beaches make the city of Antalya one of Turkey’s most popular tourist destinations. But a population boom is threatening to overwhelm the city’s transportation system—and dilute its image as a jewel of the Mediterranean. To strengthen Antalya’s sustainable future, the municipal government, with support from IFC,… Continue Reading »

    New Road Fuels Kazakhstan’s National Priorities

    ALMATY, KAZAKHSTAN: Even though Almaty is no longer the capital of Kazakhstan—the seat of government shifted north two decades ago—it has remained the nation’s financial hub, the largest city, and a magnet for tourists and business travelers from the around the world. As a result, Almaty is also known for its traffic. With around 2 million… Continue Reading »

    mEducation Alliance Symposium (Nov 6-8th, D.C.) Call for Presentation Proposals now open

    WASHINGTON, DC, USA: The Mobiles for Education Alliance (mEducation Alliance) will host the 8th Annual mEducation Alliance Symposium from November 6–8, 2018 to share ideas and launch new partnerships that advance the use of technology, particularly in lower resource countries/context, in the education field. They invite your presentation submission and your assistance in helping disseminate the call for presentation… Continue Reading »

    Namibia, Switzerland Share Preview of VNR, All 47 Main Messages Available

    INTERNATIONAL: All 47 countries that plan to present voluntary national reviews (VNRs) during the 2018 session of the UN High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) have released their “main messages,” providing an overview of SDG action and plans, and progress and challenges with SDG implementation. Main messages for Namibia and Switzerland were released on… Continue Reading »