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ILO Establishes Global Commission on Future of Work

GENEVA (ABC Live):Global Commission on Future of Work :The International Labour Organization (ILO) has established a high-level Global Commission on the Future of Work . The global body is expected to undertake an in-depth examination of the future of work that can provide the analytical basis for the delivery of social justice in the 21st century.  The Commission will focus in particular …

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World Nuclear Power to Be Replaced Solar Power by 2050

New Delhi (ABC Live): World Nuclear Power :The US has stopped the construction of two nuclear power plants in South Carolina as both were considered unprofitable, as per information two other nuclear power projects are likely to be frozen in the State of Georgia. As per scientists note that the peaceful atom technology is gradually going down in history, giving …

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Know IMO Personnel Code of Ethics

New Delhi (ABC Live): IMO Personnel Code of Ethics : CODE OF ETHICS FOR INTERNATIONAL MARITIME ORGANIZATION PERSONNEL PREAMBLE Reaffirming the purposes of the International Maritime Organization, as enshrined in the Convention on the International Maritime Organization, and the importance for the International Maritime Organization, as a specialized agency of the United Nations, to secure the highest standards of efficiency, …

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Kashiwazaki-Kariwa Nuclear Plant Complies IAEA Norms

New York (ABC Live); Kashiwazaki-Kariwa Nuclear Plant : An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) team of experts said Japan’s Kashiwazaki-Kariwa Nuclear Plant has addressed many of the recommendations and suggestions made in a 2015 review, but added that work should continue in some areas. The Operational Safety Review Team (OSART) concluded a five-day follow-up mission from 31 July to 4 August …

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OHCHR Alerts Mauritania Constitutional Referendum

New York (ABC Live):Mauritania Constitutional Referendum :The United Nations human rights office today expressed concern about the ongoing unrest in Mauritania, ahead of the Mauritania Constitutional Referendum scheduled for Saturday, particularly the apparent suppression of dissenting voices and the reported use of excessive force by the authorities against protest leaders. “Protests have been taking place daily since 21 July, led …

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Know WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement

New York (ABC Live): WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement: A major milestone for the global trading system was reached in early 2017 when the first multilateral deal concluded in the 21-year history of the WTO entered into force. Following ratification of the WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA) by Rwanda, Oman, Chad and Jordan in February 2017, the WTO obtained the necessary …

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World Bank Launches Financial Inclusion Global Initiative

Geneva (ABC Live): A new global program to advance research in digital finance and accelerate digital financial inclusion in developing countries, the Financial Inclusion Global Initiative, has been launched by the World Bank Group, the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and the Committee on Payments and Market Infrastructures (CPMI), with support from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. The three-year program focuses on …

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WTO Conducts Trade Global Review

New Delhi (ABC Live): The sixth Aid for Trade Global Review was held at the WTO on 11-13 July 2017. The Aid for Trade initiative was launched in 2005 with the aim of addressing the supply side and trade-related infrastructure constraints that often hamper developing countries’ participation in global trade. The 2017 Global Review is dedicated to the theme of …

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