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Monthly Archives: January 2018

Asean Cooling Summit Discuss Sustainable Cooling

Bangkok (ABC Live): Asean Cooling Summit :The inaugural Asean Cooling Summit convened today for the first time a diverse group of leaders from business, government, civic society and academia to discuss solutions for sustainable cooling in Southeast Asia. Growing demand for air conditioning in the world’s emerging economies—such as those in the Southeast Asia region—could spur a 64 per cent …

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72 billion Euros European Union FTAs Unutilized: UNCTAD

Geneva (ABC Live): UNCTAD : The full potential of European Union free trade agreements (FTAs) remains untapped to the tune of almost 72 billion euros ($89 billion), UNCTAD and the National Board of Trade Sweden say in a new report. This is the amount that European exporters overpaid because they did not take full advantage of the reduced tariffs offered by the FTAs …

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WSIS Forum 2018 Aims for Technology for Good

Geneva (ABC Live): WSIS Forum 2018 : Tech has been named one of 2018’s top 10 hottest issues within the humanitarian and development sectors. Developing countries are now using tech to leap-frog their development as they strive to bring new social and economic opportunities to their populations. Innovative examples of “Tech for Good” will be featured and explored at this …

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WHO Launches Global Antimicrobial Surveillance System

New Delhi (ABC Live): Global Antimicrobial Surveillance System : Antimicrobials have been a driver of unprecedented medical and societal advances, but their overuse has resulted in antibiotic resistant bacteria, with the World Health Organization (WHO) reporting new surveillance data on Monday which reveals widespread resistance to some of the world’s most common infections, including E. coli and pneumonia. “The report confirms the serious …

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Global Judicial Integrity Network to Check Corruption in Judiciary

New Delhi (ABC Live): Global Judicial Integrity Network :Corruption in the justice system – whether actual or perceived – poses a real threat to confidence in the rule of law. With this in mind, boosting judicial integrity is an integral part of the groundbreaking Doha Declaration adopted at the 13th United Nations Crime Congress in Doha in 2015. Finding the …

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Know Doing Business Enforcing Contracts Methodology

New Delhi (ABC Live): Doing Business Enforcing Contracts Methodology : Doing Business Claims that It measures the time and cost for resolving a commercial dispute through a local first-instance court and the quality of judicial processes index, evaluating whether each economy has adopted a series of good practices that promote quality and efficiency in the court system. The data are collected …

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Read Indo-ASEAN Delhi Declaration

New Delhi (ABC Live): Indo-ASEAN Delhi Declaration : The Heads of State/Government of the Member States of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) joined India’s 69th Republic Day Celebrations held in New Delhi on January 26, 2018. It is worthy to mention that on January 25th, all Heads of State/Government of the Member States have signed DELHI DECLARATION OF …

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Know Doing Business Trading Across Borders Methodology

New Delhi (ABC Live): Trading Across Borders Methodology : Doing Business Claims that it records the time and cost associated with the logistical process of exporting and importing goods. Doing Business measures the time and cost (excluding tariffs) associated with three sets of procedures—documentary compliance, border compliance and domestic transport—within the overall process of exporting or importing a shipment of goods. Figure …

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Know Basic Principles on the Independence of the Judiciary

New Delhi (ABC Live): Independence Judiciary : Adopted by the Seventh United Nations Congress on the Prevention of Crime and the Treatment of Offenders held at Milan from 26 August to 6 September 1985 and endorsed by General Assembly resolutions 40/32 of 29 November 1985 and 40/146 of 13 December 1985 Whereas in the Charter of the United Nations the peoples …

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Human Rights to Have Competent,Independent,Impartial Court

New Delhi (ABC Live): Human Rights :  The judiciary plays an important role in stabilizing the balance of power within government and in enhancing public confidence in the government. The right to a competent, independent, and impartial tribunal is articulated in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (Article 10) and the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (Article 14), as well as in …

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