December 6, 2023

How Spotify, Uber, T-Mobile are using technology to change society

Reuters Momentum full agenda release From The Reuters MOMENTUM Team  As we look to technology to solve our greatest issues, the need to harness innovation responsibly has never been more acute.  Reuters MOMENTUM (11-12 Oct, Austin TX) provides a platform for technology leaders at the world’s biggest and most influential brands to come together. Check out the newly […]

OECS Commission and UNICEF support Capacity Building of U Report Ambassadors in the Eastern Caribbean

By Yusuf Stafford Chairperson, Communications and Outreach Committee, U-Report OECS Wednesday, August 24, 2022 — The U Report Steering Committees from the OECS, Barbados, and Trinidad and Tobago met in Barbados for a Training Workshop from August 17th to 19th 2022, to build the capacity of U Report Ambassadors within the Eastern Caribbean area. The Workshop, […]

Huhtamaki completes the acquisition of Elif, a major supplier of sustainable flexible packaging to global brand owners

Further to the full approval of the Turkish competition authority Huhtamaki has completed the acquisition of Elif Holding A.Ş. (Elif), a major supplier of sustainable flexible packaging to global FMCG brand owners, with operations in Turkey and in Egypt. With this acquisition, Huhtamaki reinforces its position as a leading flexible packaging company in emerging markets […]

Kimberly-Clark and UNICEF partner to help 2 million babies and young children in Latin America and the Caribbean

Kimberly-Clark will support UNICEF Programs with a $7.2 Million donation through Huggies® ‘No Baby Unhugged’ DALLAS, Aug. 6, 2019 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — Kimberly-Clark and UNICEF have joined together to improve the lives of nearly 2 million babies and young children across 16 countries in Latin America and the Caribbean. Over the next three years, Kimberly-Clark’s contribution through Huggies® global ‘No Baby Unhugged’ program will be used […]

1.1 mln children need help in 2019 due to Venezuela migrant crisis: UNICEF

By Mu Xuequan From Xinhua Net UNITED NATIONS, April 5 (Xinhua) — As a result of the Venezuela migrant crisis, an estimated 1.1 million children will need protection and access to basic services across Latin America and the Caribbean in 2019, the UN children’s agency said Friday. These children will include those uprooted from Venezuela, […]

Youth activists are key focus of Caribbean Violence Prevention Summit

Monday, January 14, 2019 — To combat youth crime and violence in the Caribbean, a region that has the highest rate of victimization by homicide, assault, and threat in the world, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), the CARICOM Secretariat, UNICEF, the Caribbean Development Bank, the Commonwealth Secretariat, the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States Commission, […]

A year after the hurricanes – In the Caribbean, UNICEF works on developing resilience in children and communities on islands affected by hurricanes

NEWS PROVIDED BY UNICEF Canada PANAMA CITY, Sept. 12, 2018 /CNW/ – A year after two category 5 hurricanes caused destruction across parts of the Caribbean, most children in the affected countries are now back in school and have access to the services they need, thanks to the efforts of UNICEF and partners. In September 2017, […]

Letter to UN & World Governments re-global warning

Nine simple steps will remove “Global Warming” (Project No.12, from S.Patnaik-India) Dear United Nations & World Governments, Out of all, there are simple 9 steps to remove global warming within short period Except royal /expensive/costlier cars, all other cars should be banned, mainly in populated cities (more than 1 million). Because of cars we face […]

Why responsible tourists should visit Honduras, El Salvador, Dominican Republic and Guatemala

By Juergen T Steinmetz From eTN Responsible tourists should look to travel to and support Honduras, El Salvador, Dominican Republic and Guatemala through tourism. Responsible tourists should check carefully when supporting other Caribbean and Latin American Countries. This message becomes timely with the start of the WTTC (World Travel and Tourism Summit) about to start […]

Latin America and the Caribbean: a decade lost in ending child marriage

From UNICEF Without accelerated progress, nearly 20 million more girls in the region will be married in childhood by 2030 PANAMA/NEW YORK, 10 April 2018 – Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) is the only region in the world where the prevalence of child marriage and early unions has not decreased in the last decade, UNICEF’s […]