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Daily Archives: December 8, 2017

International Civil Aviation Day 2017 No Country Left Behind

MONTRÉAL (ABC Live):International Civil Aviation Day 2017 : Council President and Secretary General of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), Dr. Olumuyiwa Benard Aliu and Dr. Fang Liu respectively, issued a joint statement today in celebration of International Civil Aviation Day, 2017: The theme which States have adopted through ICAO for International Civil Aviation Day 2017 is: “Working Together to …

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IAEA Helps Costa Rica to Top Rank in Happy Planet Index

Vienna (ABC Live): Happy Planet Index : While the Happy Planet Index ranks Costa Rica first in the world for environmentally-friendly practices, the country is also the world’s number one producer of fertilizer-hungry pineapples. With the help of the IAEA and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), Costa Rican experts are exploring the use of nuclear technology to …

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China Tops in Intellectual Property Rights Filings

New York (ABC Live): Intellectual Property Rights Filings : Worldwide filings for patents, trademarks and industrial designs reached record heights in 2016 amid soaring demand in China, which received more patent applications than the combined total of applications received by the United States, Japan, the Republic of Korea and the European Patent Office, the United Nations intellectual property agency said Wednesday. …

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WHO Launches Dementia Global Monitoring System

New York (ABC Live): Dementia Global Monitoring System  : The United Nations health agency on Thursday launched the first Dementia Global Monitoring System , which is expected to affect 152 million people worldwide by 2050 – triple the current 50 million – amid the aging of the global population. Dementia includes Alzheimer’s disease and other types of memory loss and …

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