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Archives for November 13, 2023

Stakeholder Engagement Session with OECS on EU/ CARIFORUM Climate Change and Health Project and Project Sustainability

Monday, October 30, 2023 — The Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) recently participated in a Stakeholder Engagement Session on the EU/CARIFORUM Climate Change and Health Project: Strengthening Climate Resilient Health Systems In The Caribbean with the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO).  Mrs. Sisera Simon, Head of the Human and Social Division, OECS, called the consultation to […]

Moody’s changes US Credit Rating Outlook to Negative

By Luca Cacciatore From Newsmax Moody’s Investors Service changed its outlook on the United States credit rating from stable to negative over large fiscal deficits and declining debt affordability. The agency further warned Friday of “political polarization” within the United States Congress as politicians struggle to pass any plan to fund the federal government through next year, […]

Disney+ merging with Hulu on App as millions flee services

Newsmax TV screenshot By Nick Koutsobinas From Newsmax As part of an entertainment giant that has been struggling to connect with audiences, as indicated most recently by the flop of “The Marvels,” which was criticized for its woke trailer, the streaming service Disney+ will soon be merging with the company’s Hulu service, Disney CEO Bob Iger said. According to Inside […]

IOC President calls for unity in sport at IF Forum

IOC 13 Nov 2023 – International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach has underlined the vital need for unity in the sporting world against a backdrop of increasing geopolitical tensions, as he welcomed attendees to the 2023 International Federation (IF) Forum in Lausanne. Addressing the audience at the Olympic Museum, President Bach emphasised sport’s ability to bring people together, particularly […]

Dallas Metropolitan Area to host a decisive week of Concacaf Nations League matches in March 2024

Miami, FL (Monday, November 13, 2023) – Concacaf has announced that the Dallas Metropolitan Area will host a decisive week of 2023/24 Concacaf Nations League (CNL) matches during the FIFA Match Window of March 2024. World-renowned AT&T Stadium in Arlington, TX, home to the NFL’s Dallas Cowboys and host stadium for the FIFA World Cup 2026, […]

The Grab for Gaza: The UWI Vice-Chancellor’s Forum focuses on the causes, concerns and consequences of the Israel-Palestine Conflict

The UWI Regional Headquarters, Jamaica. Monday, November 13, 2023—On Wednesday, November 15, 2023, The University of the West Indies (The UWI) will host a Vice-Chancellor’s Forum themed, “The Grab for Gaza: The Israel-Palestine Conflict – Causes, Concerns and Consequences”.  The virtual event, accessible on UWItv’s website, starts at 10:00 a.m. (AST/Eastern Caribbean) | 9:00 […]

OECS 8th Annual Meeting of Early Childhood Development Leaders focused on Equity and Inclusion

Equity and Inclusion in Early Childhood Development were high on the education agenda at the 8th Annual Regional Meeting of Early Childhood Development (ECD) Leaders held on October 23-24, 2023. The meeting was convened by the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) Commission in collaboration with the UNICEF Eastern Caribbean Office  at the Courtyard by Marriot in Bridgetown. […]

Webinar: “Celebrating Legal Gender Recognition” – Addressing Self-Determination and Trans Rights

New York, USA – November 13, 2023 – Outright International is hosting a webinar as part of its campaign, “Celebrating Legal Gender Recognition.” Coinciding with Trans Awareness Week, this webinar will bring together panelists who have shared their stories as part of the campaign to discuss the issues surrounding self-determined legal gender recognition. Date: November 14, […]

IOC announces winners of first Let’s Move Street Challenge

13 Nov 2023 – The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has revealed the first-ever winners of the Let’s Move Street Challenge – the unique online competition supported by Worldwide Olympic Partner Samsung, inviting BMX, breaking and skateboarding enthusiasts to showcase their best moves and creative skills. Twenty-one winners from 13 countries have been selected by the judges […]

Challenges and expectations of European agriculture at Agritechnica 2023

DLG e.V. Trade fair visit in turbulent times – What investments are farms planning? – What innovations are in demand? (DLG). The DLG (German Agricultural Society) is inviting the international agricultural sector to the world’s leading trade fair for agricultural machinery, Agritechnica, in Hanover, Germany, 12-18 November, 2023. An in-person trade fair with more than […]