World Archive

#MeToo Movement Gains Momentum In India, Overtaking USA as Most Mentions in the World

“You don’t have to tell your story, you just have to say Me Too.” – Tarana Burke What started as one short sentence, became a hashtag that symbolised the solidarity and support of thousands, and is today one of the most globally-recognised, game-changing and momentous movements of 2018 and of our lifetime, #MeToo is a

Could the future of food in the world depend on what Africa does with agriculture?

Addressing a standing room only crowd of global agriculture experts at the FAO headquarters in Rome, 2017 World Food Prize Laureate and President of the African Development Bank, Akinwumi Adesina,says the answer is a resounding yes! He believes Africa does not need aid but disciplined investments. According to this grandson of a subsistence farmer, he

batteries boom enables world to get HALF of electricity from wind and solar by 2050

Coal to shrink to just 11% of global electricity generation by mid-century, from 38% now, as comparative costs shift heavily in favor of wind, solar and batteries      London and New York, June 19, 2018 – Wind and solar are set to surge to almost “50 by 50” – 50% of world generation by

Symphony in green: The new Sixties models conquer the world

Glashütte Original creates a buzz with artistic and fashionable accents There’s music in the air and cool retro design on the wrist: Glashütte Original is taking the time to celebrate, and not just its partnership – now in its 15th year – with the Dresden Music Festival. The manufactory has also begun rolling out the latest two representatives

FlixBus to Begin First 100% Electric Long-Distance Bus Line in the World on April 12 in France

++ FlixBus and its partner B.E. Green inaugurate the first long-distance electric bus line in the world between Paris La Défense and Amiens ++ Second E-Bus line to follow in Germany beginning Summer 2018 ++ FlixBus sets an example for the future of mobility where accessibility, technology and ecology meet MUNICH (April 11, 2018) –

The World Needs to Move Faster on Climate Change to Avoid Disaster

Extreme weather events and trends are becoming increasingly devastating and costly The Paris Agreement on climate change has provided hope but actions to meet its goals need to move faster The 48th World Economic Forum Annual Meeting is taking place on 23-26 January in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland, under the theme Creating a Shared Future in a

EduJesuit – Education needs to be a priority for every public decision maker so it is guaranteed and effective for everyone in the world

58 million boys and girls in the world have no access to school. 250 million boys and girls finish primary education not knowing how to read or write due to low quality education. 751 million youngsters and adults cannot read or write and two thirds of them are women. People who don’t receive education are deprived of the

Greener, Cleaner World – Environment & Climate Change

The German Consulate General Kolkata has extended its support for a Project on ‘ENVIRONMENT & CLIMATE CHANGE DIALOGUES AND ACTION – City of Kolkata’ in cooperation with the NGO Centre for Contemporary Communication. The project will focus on creating Environment and Climate Change Dialogues about the Vulnerability of the City of Kolkata, its key factors

OPCW and African Union Mark 20 Years of Working Together for a World Free of Chemical Weapons

THE HAGUE, Netherlands / ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — 28 April 2017—The Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) marks its 20th Anniversary on 29 April 2017. A solemn Commemorative Ceremony was held in The Hague on 26 April to observe this milestone, with broad representation from African Union (AU) Member States. Fifty-two Members of

ASUS Republic of Gamers (ROG) unveils GX800, the most powerful gaming laptop in the world

    NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 SLI graphics with Hydro Overclocking System liquid-cooling module World’s first gaming laptop designed for real 4K UHD gaming; features NVIDIA G-SYNC technology for super-smooth and stutter-free visuals MechTAG keyboard with mechanical switches and ROG Aura RGB LED effects for individual keys   Mumbai, 04 April, 2017: ASUS Republic of