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Monthly Archives: January 2018

India to File Reply in Jadhav Case at ICJ by 17 April 2018

The Hague (ABC Live): Jadhav Case : Having regard to the Application filed in the Registry of the Court on 8 May 2017, whereby the Republic of India (hereinafter “India”) instituted proceedings against the Islamic Republic of Pakistan (hereinafter “Pakistan”), concerning alleged violations of the Vienna Convention on Consular Relations of 24 April 1963 “in the matter of the detention …

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Know Ease Doing Business Paying Taxes Methodology

New Delhi (ABC Live): Doing Business Paying Taxes Methodology : Doing Business Claims that It records the taxes and mandatory contributions that a medium-size company must pay in a given year as well as the administrative burden of paying taxes and contributions and complying with post filing procedures . The project was developed and implemented in cooperation with PwC (1). Taxes and contributions …

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ITU Report on Least Developed Countries and Internet 2020

New York (ABC Live): Least Developed Countries and Internet 2020 : The world’s least developed countries are narrowing ‘digital divide,’ and with millions of people now taking advantage of smart phones and other digital devices, keeping up this momentum can put their societies on the fast track to sustainable development, the United Nations said on Wednesday. “It is vital that all …

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UN Releases GMDAC Value Based Migration Report at Davos

Davos (ABC Live):GMDAC Value Based Migration Report : Investing in value-based migration data that squarely focuses on impact can benefit the world to the tune of $35 billion dollars, according to a new report launched Wednesday in Davos, Switzerland, by the United Nations migration agency. A study by the International Organization for Migration’s (IOM) Global Migration Data Analysis Centre (GMDAC), working …

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UN Bats for Business And Human Rights at Davos

Davos (ABC Live): Business  and Human Rights : With world leaders converging in Davos, Switzerland, for the annual World Economic Forum, a group of United Nations human rights experts has called on government and business leaders to use the occasion to decide on concrete actions to bring about positive change. “What we are seeing in the world today is the …

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Know Doing Business Methodology to Evaluate Protection of Minority Investors

New Delhi (ABC Live): Doing Business Claims that it measures the protection of minority investors from conflicts of interest through one set of indicators and shareholders’ rights in corporate governance through another . The data come from a questionnaire administered to corporate and securities lawyers and are based on securities regulations, company laws, civil procedure codes and court rules of evidence. …

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Dr Carissa Etienne Becomes Regional Director for Americas

Geneva (ABC Live): Dr Carissa Etienne :The WHO Executive Board, currently holding its 142nd session in Geneva, has appointed Dr Carissa Etienne for a second term as WHO Regional Director for Americas. Dr Etienne was elected Director of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) by the countries of the Americas on 19 September 2012 during the 28th Pan American Sanitary …

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IAEA ReNuAL Gets €8.7 million from 14 Member States

Vienna (ABC Live): ReNuAL :Thanks to the generous voluntary contributions of 14 Member States in 2017, the renovations of the IAEA’s eight nuclear applications laboratories in Seibersdorf, Austria advanced significantly last year. The upgrades will improve the IAEA’s capacity to support Member States in the use of nuclear techniques in food and agriculture, human health and the environment, as well as the …

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Know The Known Traveller Digital Identity Concept

Davos (ABC Live): Known Traveller Digital Identity Concept : Forecasts indicate that cross-border travel will grow by 50% over the next decade and reach 1.8 billion international arrivals by 2030. This increase presents an opportunity for the aviation, travel and tourism industry to further harness the economic benefits it contributes to GDP and job creation globally. To take full advantage …

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Watch Modi at Davos World Economic Forum

Davos (ABC Live): India will be the world’s fastest growing major economy in 2018, according the IMF’s latest World Economic Outlook update. India’s GDP has been growing at around 7% per year since Prime Minister Narendra Modi took office back in 2014, and next year India’s economy will beone-third bigger than when he came to power. However, major economic and social …

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