ACTION Archive

Ecojesuit: Global Jesuit collaboration and action on environment as relationship

Jesuit responses to a rapidly changing world, environmental concerns, poverty, and violence are challenging its worldwide ministries.  There clearly is a need to initiate new processes for broader engagement by Jesuits in the larger transformation that Pope Francis seeks in caring for creation in Laudato Si’.  As the message of GC 36 and the conversations with

AfDB, AU, UN agencies pledge more action for Africa’s industrial transformation

Implementation to be anchored on AfDB’s Industrialize Africa Strategy Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, September 22, 2017 – The African Development Bank (AfDB) on Thursday, September 21, 2017, joined partners from the African Union Commission, African governments, key United Nations agencies and development finance institutions to renew support for African countries’ industrialization. The partners also agreed to

ICAO Secretary General emphasizes need for commitment and action at Ibero-American Climate Change Symposium

Montréal, 21 July 2017 – Stressing that this is a very important moment for our planet and for the air transport sector, ICAO Secretary General Dr. Fang Liu emphasized this week to the participants of the week-long Ibero-American Symposium on Environment, Civil Aviation and Climate Change, that “it is a time for bold commitments and

WHO urges action against HIV drug resistance threat

20 July 2017 | GENEVA: The World Health Organization (WHO) alerts countries to the increasing trend of resistance to HIV drugs detailed in a report based on national surveys conducted in several countries. The Organization warns that this growing threat could undermine global progress in treating and preventing HIV infection if early and effective action

UN Global Compact Convenes 300 Business Leaders in India to Take Action on the Sustainable Development Goals

Making Global Goals Local Business – India flagship event will bring together local and global leaders to mobilize responsible business actions, drive breakthrough innovation and create new market opportunities to achieve the SDGs   (New Delhi 21 April 2017) – Next week the United Nations Global Compact will bring together over 300 leaders from business,

FIRST DAY OF UAE NATIONAL RACING ROARS INTO ACTION AT DUBAI AUTODROME

Racers took to the tarmac producing world class racing on debut of National Race Day   Dubai, UAE, 30 January, 2016: Dubai Autodrome hosted the first UAE national race day of the new calendar year, featuring championship races for Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge, UAE Sportbike Championship, Radical ME Cup and Formula Gulf 1000. Ahmed Almuyni stirred

LIGHTS, CAMERA, ACTION! MIAMI FILM MONTH IS HERE

Greater Miami and The Beaches Invites Film Buffs to Experience the Destination’s Film Culture, Renowned Art Cinemas and Prestigious Film Festivals   Mumbai (June 10, 2015) – Greater Miami and The Beaches continues to be a place of cinematic excellence and unparalleled movie experiences. With the film industry continuing to grow and position itself as

Anilava Chatterjee: Of XtraTime and XtraLarge achievements – the unfolding saga of GreyMind Communications

What does the Sourav Ganguly hosted, Bengali Television’s Magnum Opus Dadagiri have in common with 400 plus live telecasted football matches and the trailblazing Hangla Hneshel – the first International Bengali glossy dedicated to everything gastronomic? No Clues? You cannot be faulted, for the common thread is a man called Anilava Chatterjee, who, despite his colossal

Addressing Violent Extremism is a Global Challenge Requiring Action of all Stakeholders

  The international community must be involved in addressing the problem of violent extremism – a challenge not just for the Middle East and North Africa but for the whole world The World Economic Forum on the Middle East and North Africa 2015 ended with government, business and civil society leaders calling for coordinated immediate

TIMES NOW action against VVIP Culture receives massive support

Mumbai, 10 March 2015: Almost seven decades since India gained Independence, the roughshod riding ways of the politicians and the VVIPs had pushed aside the rights of the common man and made their everyday life more than difficult. But the massive ongoing campaign by India’s No. 1 national news channel TIMES NOW against the VVIP