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ADB, Canada launch $255-million fund for private sector climate action

Manila Bulletin 17 Jun 2024
The fund, known as the Canadian Climate and Nature Fund for Private Sector in Asia (CANPA), aims to support private-sector projects in Asia and the Pacific that focus on climate and nature-based solutions while also advancing gender equity.

Empowering Women and Girls in Asia-Pacific: IBM's Commitment to Education

ACCESSWIRE 10 Jun 2024
This is why, in support of the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework Upskilling Initiative , in 2022 IBM pledged to train 1 million women and girls in the Asia-Pacific region over five years.

Jodorowsky’s wild art, Hockney’s ‘Turandot’ and the best L.A. culture to see now

The Los Angeles Times 18 May 2024
Searching for Home” The artist’s sculpted wooden creations evoke the untold tragedies of the global refugee crisis and its wake of displaced people, which disproportionately affects women and girls ... USC Pacific Asia Museum, 46 N.

2024 hurricane season outlook worsens for North Carolina: La Niña is on its way

BlueRidgeNow 10 May 2024
La Niña, meaning "Little Girl" in Spanish, brings stronger trade winds to the Pacific, pushing more warm water toward Asia ... Cold waters in the Pacific push the jet stream northward, tending to lead to drought in the Southern U.S.

Education empowers Mông ethnic girl to fight against early marriage

Vietnam News 10 May 2024
Some girls had left the community to get married to strangers they met online.” ... Last year Sơ was one of two Vietnamese representatives to speak out against forced and under age marriage at an Asia-Pacific conference on child marriage in Nepal.

Inclusion as a work in progress

The Manila Times 25 Mar 2024
Let's keep at it every day, not just on IWD so that we leave behind a truly limitless world for the girls of today. The author is the risk advisory leader of Deloitte Philippines, a member of the Deloitte Asia Pacific Network ... ....

UN Presses Taliban Again to End ‘Heartbreaking’ Curbs on Afghan Women

Voa News 08 Mar 2024
“The biggest challenge is the continued edict that bans girls’ education. Not being able to move forward after the sixth grade is a major stumbling block,” said Kanni Wignaraja, UNDP’s director for Asia and the Pacific, told reporters in New York.

UN Presses Taliban Again to End Heartbreaking Curbs on Afghan Women

Beijing News 08 Mar 2024
"The biggest challenge is the continued edict that bans girls' education. Not being able to move forward after the sixth grade is a major stumbling block," said Kanni Wignaraja, UNDP's director for Asia and the Pacific, told reporters in New York.

Sports on TV, radio: Feb. 2, 2024

Decatur Daily 02 Feb 2024
Today on TV. MEN'S COLLEGE BASKETBALL. • Kent St. at Buffalo, 5.30 p.m., CBSSN. • St. Bonaventure at Dayton, 6 p.m., ESPN2. • Princeton at Yale, 6 p.m., ESPNU. • Ohio St ... The Asia-Pacific Championship, Third Round, 10 p.m., GOLF. HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS BASKETBALL.

Kazakh Juniors Enjoy Success at Tennis Tournaments in Australia

Longview News-Journal 29 Jan 2024
ASTANA, Kazakhstan, Jan ... Omarkhanov, No ... In another junior tournament held in Australia, the Asia-Pacific Elite 14U Trophy, Kazakhstan's Eva Korysheva reached the girls' final ... ....

Australia: Increase Support for Women’s Rights Globally

Human Rights Watch 04 Dec 2023
“Countries in the Asia-Pacific region where women and girls face broader oppression, such as the Taliban’s gender persecution in Afghanistan, should get particular attention.”.

BLACKPINK's Rose attends APEC spousal event on mental health

Korea Times 18 Nov 2023
Rose, a member of K-pop girl group BLACKPINK, attended a spousal event of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit in California to discuss efforts to enhance mental health, the White House said.

Biden, Xi emerge from hours of talks, agree to curb illicit fentanyl, restart military dialogue

The Post-Star 16 Nov 2023
Their meeting, on the sidelines of the annual Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation conference, has far-reaching implications for a world grappling with economic cross currents, conflicts in the Middle East and Europe, tensions in Taiwan and more.

Viciousness Regnant: Humanitarianism as a Weasel Word

GlobalResearch 08 Nov 2023
*** ... That’s humanitarianism for you ... It was ... The result ... * ... Dr ... He is a regular contributor to Global Research and Asia-Pacific Research ... A woman holding a girl reacts after Israeli airstrikes hit Ridwan neighborhood of Gaza City, Gaza on October 23, 2023 ... .

Beardsley, Kent finish 1-2 again at Far East Championships

Guam Pacific Daily News 24 Oct 2023
Beardsley and Kent offered a Far East preview at the 18th Asia-Pacific Invitational cross country meet held three days earlier, Oct ... Especially, after winning the IIAAG league and the APICC (Asia ...

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