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Mr. Robert Andrew is Geneva based Research Journalist reports for ABC Live on super specialized subjects from all around the Europe.

World Food Day 2017 Reminds Aim for Zero Hunger 2030

New York (ABC Live);  World Food Day 2017  : Yesterday is World Food Day – an opportunity to celebrate the progress made towards achieving Zero Hunger by 2030 (one of the UN’s key Sustainable Development Goals), to galvanize action for those who suffer from food insecurity and hunger, and to reflect on the new challenges arising from climate change. The …

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IAEA Gives Green Signal for Norway JEEP II Reactor

Oslo (ABC Live): Norway JEEP II Reactor : An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) team of experts said the operator of a research reactor in Norway showed transparency and continuous commitment to safety. The team also made recommendations for further improving the effectiveness of the operator’s organizational structure and staff training as well as operational safety. The Integrated Safety Assessment …

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Know WIPO Translate for PATENTSCOPE

Geneva (ABC Live): WIPO Translate : WIPO’s ground-breaking “artificial intelligence”-based translation tool for patent documents is now available in ten languages, marking an important expansion of the highest-quality service yet available for accessing information on new technologies. WIPO Translate uses cutting-edge neural machine translation technology to render highly technical patent documents into a second language in a style and syntax …

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WIPO Joins Hands With IFPMA for Pat-INFORMED

Geneva (ABC Live): Pat-INFORMED :The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) and the research-based pharmaceutical industry today launched a new partnership to promote the accessibility of patent information for health agencies tasked with procurement of medicines. WIPO Director General Francis Gurry and Mr. Thomas Cueni, Director General of the International Federation of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers and Associations (IFPMA), signed an agreement establishing …

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ICAO Asks SARPs Compliance on DPRK Ballistic Missiles Testing

Montréal (ABC Live): SARPs Compliance : The ICAO Council today expressed its strong condemnation of the continued launching of ballistic missiles by the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) over or near international air routes, which seriously threatens the safety of international civil aviation. The ICAO Council urged the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) to comply with the provisions of the …

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IAEA Completes IPPAS Mission in Germany

Bonn (ABC Live): IPPAS Mission :An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) team of experts today completed a nuclear security advisory mission in Germany, which was carried out at the request of the German Federal Government. The scope of the two-week International Physical Protection Advisory Service (IPPAS) mission included the legislative and regulatory framework for nuclear security as well as the …

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Know Day 1 Happenings of 61st IAEA General Conference

Geneva (ABC Live): 61st IAEA General Conference : At the start of the plenary session, Ambassador Maria Zeneida Angara Collinson was elected as President of the 61st IAEA General Conference. Delegates then approved Grenada’s application for IAEA membership.  Director General Yukiya Amano delivered his opening statement in which he reviewed the year’s highlights and defined priorities for the coming year. During the opening session, the …

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61st IAEA General Conference All Set to Begins Today

Vienna (ABC Live): Representatives, including at ministerial level and above, from the IAEA’s Member States will convene at the 61st IAEA General Conference on Monday, 18 September to deliberate on key elements of the Agency’s priorities and work towards the peaceful use of nuclear technologies. At the week-long annual conference, which takes place at the IAEA’s headquarters in Vienna, Austria, conference …

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IAEA Alerts on North Korea Nuclear Programme

New York (ABC Live): North Korea Nuclear Programme : Noting signs suggesting that a nuclear plant in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) could be operating, the head of the United Nations atomic agency called on the country’s leadership to comply fully with its obligations under Security Council resolutions. “There were indications at the Yongbyon Experimental Nuclear Power Plant suggesting …

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UNESCO Aims Literacy through Digital Tools

New York (ABC Live): UNESCO :New technologies open opportunities to improve lives and connect globally, but they can also marginalize those who are illiterate and lack other essential skills needed to navigate them, a senior United Nations official today said, highlighting that some 750 million adults worldwide are not literate. “Traditionally, literacy has been considered a set of reading, writing and …

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