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Daily Archives: March 31, 2017

WHO Aims Medication Errors Reduction by 50 percent

New Delhi (ABC Live): Medication Errors : WHO today launched a global initiative to reduce severe, avoidable medication-associated harm in all countries by 50% over the next 5 years. The Global Patient Safety Challenge on Medication Safety aims to address the weaknesses in health systems that lead to medication errors and the severe harm that results. It lays out ways ... Read More »

Know the Definition of Law and the Governance

New Delhi (ABC Live):Countless theorists have attempted to define law. The definitions generally fall into one of three categories, which were initially set forth two millennia ago in the Platonic dialogue Minos: (1) law involves principles of justice and right; (2) law is an institutionalized rule system established by governments; and (3) law consists of fundamental customs and usages that ... Read More »

IMF Macrofinancial Surveillance World Economy

New Delhi (ABC Live): IMF Macrofinancial Surveillance : On March 6, 2017, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) discussed progress in incorporating macrofinancial analysis and policy advice into Article IV surveillance, drawing on the findings of the staff paper on “ Approaches to Macrofinancial Surveillance in Article IV Reports.” The 2008 global financial crisis and its aftermath underscored the ... Read More »

ILO Global Dialogue The Future of Work We Want

GENEVA (ABC Live) –ILO Global Dialogue : As previously announced, the headquarters of the International Labour Organization (ILO) in Geneva will host a major event on the future of work on April 6-7. ILO Global Dialogue : The Future of Work We Want: A Global Dialogue  will bring together leading economists, academics and actors of the world of work to discuss the ... Read More »

ICAO Members to Set Electronic Gadgets Restrictions

Montréal (ABC Live): ICAO Members : A number of ICAO Members have begun to set out new restrictions on electronic items which can be carried on board passenger flights originating from other States.   The international aviation security requirements in this area are contained primarily in Annex 17 to the Convention on International Civil Aviation (Chicago Convention), which stipulates that passengers ... Read More »

UN Pledges Support to Iraq in Fight Against Terrorism

30 March 2017 – Baghdad (ABC Live): Fight Against Terrorism :On what he called a “visit of solidarity” with Iraq, Secretary-General António Guterres today welcomed the commitment of the country’s leaders to civilian protection and national dialogue, and pledged the ongoing support of the United Nations as the Government seeks to bolster aid delivery to needy populations and rebuild Iraq institutions. “This ... Read More »

FAO Aims Rice Farming Adaptable to Climate Change

30 March 2017 – New York (ABC Live): Rice Farming : Concerned about global rice production and eradicating hunger around the world, the United Nations agricultural agency today announced that it has teamed up with an international research institute to enhance rice farming and make it more adaptable to climate change. “With over three billion people across the globe eating rice every day, ... Read More »