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As Doomsday Clock Ticks Closer to Midnight, Global Zero Calls for Emergency Action to Stop Nuclear War

Moments ago, the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists moved its iconic Doomsday Clock 30 seconds closer to midnight, signaling the increased likelihood of a global existential catastrophe. The Clock now stands at two minutes to midnight, meeting the previous high-water mark set in 1953, the year after the United States and the Soviet Union first tested

Doctors Around The World Unite, Raise 150K+ Signatures To Stop Hospital Bombings

Toronto, ON- Doctors from around the world, organized by the aid agency UOSSM (Union Of Medical Care And Relief Organizations), under the campaign #DoctorsInDanger, have united in protest against the targeting of medical facilities and staff in Syria. The petition already has 150,000 signatures and is growing by the day. The medical situation in Syria has

AIDS Healthcare Foundation and Family Planning Association of India Commemorates International Day of the Girl Child by organising a silent protest on STOP – RAPE, ABUSE & VIOLENCE

AIDS Healthcare Foundation and Family Planning Association of India Commemorates International Day of the Girl Child by organising a silent protest on STOP – RAPE, ABUSE & VIOLENCE   Mumbai, October 11, 2017: AIDS Healthcare Foundation and Family Planning Association of India organised a silent protest rally to mark International day for the Girl Child,

10-Point Plan to Stop Tropical Forest Deforestation – World Economic Forum

The Tropical Forest Alliance 2020, an initiative hosted by the World Economic Forum, aims to help leaders address one of the biggest drivers of pollution, climate change and biodiversity loss Its 10-point plan is aimed at businesses, policy-makers and civil society, and targets four agricultural commodities responsible for half of global deforestation: beef, palm oil,

Activists stop construction at Southeast Asia’s biggest planned coal plant

Jakarta, 30 March 2017 –  Activists today brought construction to a standstill for 13 hours at what will be the largest coal power plant in Southeast Asia. The activists are demanding the Indonesian government cancel the Batang coal power plant project and that the Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC) pull its financial support. The

Many governments in Asia Pacific fail to stop corruption; 900 million people are paying bribes – Transparency International 

Approximately 900 million – or just over one in four – people living in 16 countries in Asia Pacific, including some of its biggest economies are estimated to have paid a bribe to access public services, according to a new public opinion poll from the anti-corruption movement Transparency International. Transparency International spoke to nearly 22,000

$400 Million Fund Launched in Davos to Stop Tropical Deforestation and Boost Farming

Norway announces fund that will raise $400 million by 2020 and could lead to over $1.6 billion in deforestation-free agriculture investments Fund will protect 5 million hectares in countries that are working to reduce deforestation and forest and peat degradation Read more about the Tropical Forest Alliance 2020 at; for more information on the

Avira Wins Court Order to Stop From Misleading Consumers with Ad-Ware and Unwanted Downloads

Court Judgment Sets Legal Precedent; Gamers Rejoice As Antivirus Company Stands Up for Consumer Rights   DUBAI, UAE – 09th July 2015: Internet security expert Avira today announced it has won a court order in Europe against, a company funded by media giant ProSiebenSat.1 Media AG. The court judgment allows Avira’s antivirus software to

The Board of Directors of Alacero calls regional governments to act decidedly in order to stop Chinese unfair trade and secure regional jobs

Alacero, Santiago, May 20th 2015. Yesterday the Board of Directors of Alacero, the Latin American Steel Association, gathered in Sao Paulo (Brazil). The global and Latin American industries´ concern about current installed overcapacity – especially in China- was one of the main topics discussed during the meeting. The whole world is worried about China´s overcapacity


TRANSPARENCY INTERNATIONAL, TWO NOBEL LAUREATES AND 22 LEADERS OF CIVIL SOCIETY REPRESENTING EVERY CONTINENT PUBLISH OPEN LETTER TO G20 LEADERS An open letter published today to the leaders of the Group of 20 biggest economies, five days before the leaders’ summit in Brisbane, Australia, calls for concrete actions to stop corruption and make the global