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Daily Archives: December 13, 2017

ICAO Signs Global Standards Agreements with EUROCAE

Montréal (ABC Live): EUROCAE : ICAO concluded new technical information sharing agreements today to help ensure greater alignment between its global standards for international aviation and the related work being pursued by RTCA Inc., the European Organization for Civil Aviation Equipment (EUROCAE), SAE International, and ARINC Industry Activities.   The four memoranda were signed on the sidelines of the UN aviation agency’s …

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IAEA Generates New Quantum Data on Hydrogen Fusion

Vienna (ABC Live): Hydrogen Fusion : A recently completed coordinated research project (CRP) has improved the understanding of fundamental atomic and molecular processes necessary to progress in the development of fusion as a future source of energy. Specifically, the project generated and evaluated data for collisions of hydrogen and helium and the resulting radiative processes, in which energy is released …

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UN General Assembly Calls for Universal Health Coverage

New York (ABC Live): Universal Health Coverage : The United Nations on Tuesday called for greater efforts on the part of its Member States to ensure universal health coverage, and designated 12 December as International Universal Health Coverage Day. In one of the two resolutions adopted today, the UN General Assembly – composed of all 193 UN Member States – called …

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One Planet Summit Bats for Green Business

Paris (ABC Live):One Planet Summit: Those who fail to bet on a green economy will be living in a grey future, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres warned Tuesday, calling for greater ambition by governments, civil society, the private sector and finance partners to help tackle the global climate challenge. “Green business is good business,” the UN chief said, speaking at the opening of …

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Construction Sector to Cut Energy for Paris Agreement

New York (ABC Live): Construction Sector ; The clock is ticking on efforts to reform the buildings and construction sector’s energy performance and keep the Paris Agreement on track, new United Nations-backed research revealed on Tuesday. The Global Status Report 2017, from the Global Alliance for Buildings and Construction – first launched by the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) and France at the 21st …

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International Criminal Court Bats for its Warrants of Arrest

New York (ABC Live): International Criminal Court ; Omar Al Bashir recently travelled to countries that recognize the International Criminal Court (ICC) but none arrested or surrendered the Sudanese President, the ICC Prosecutor today told the United Nations Security Council. “I call on this Council to prioritise action on the outstanding warrants of arrest issued by the Court,” Fatou Bensouda told …

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