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Apply to be the BRITISH High Commissioner to India for a day

The British High Commission invites applications from Indian women aged 18-23 for a chance to head the diplomatic mission for a day. The pan-India competition is being organised to celebrate the International Day of the Girl Child. To apply to be ‘High Commissioner for a Day’, applicants must record and upload a one-minute video on …

‘Ektu roddur de’ / ‘Give a little sunshine’

a 49-minute digitalized magazine program through a Bengali ‘Jatra’ (a form of theatre) ‘Ektu roddur de’ / ‘Give a little sunshine’ is a joint effort of the German Consulate General Kolkata andKolkata Sukriti Foundation to spread awareness on the necessities of protective measures to preventCovid19. This 49-minute digitalized magazine program spreads awareness through a Bengali …

UK commemorates ‘Remembrance Sunday’ in Kolkata

Remembrance Sunday is a special day set aside to remember the sacrifices made by all those who laid down their lives for peace and freedom in two World Wars and other subsequent conflicts. At one time, the day was known as ‘Armistice Day’, but was renamed ‘Remembrance Sunday’ after World War II. The British Deputy …

World’s largest Gifts & Premium Fair opens today

Together with Printing & Packaging Fair, features nearly 4,900 exhibitors 27 April 2019 – Organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), the 34th HKTDC Hong Kong Gifts & Premium Fair opens today at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre and runs until Tuesday (30 April). This year’s fair continues to be the …

UOSSM Doctors Run Training Mission in Bangladesh To Prevent Diabetic Amputation

Geneva, Switzerland – Over 900,000 Rohingya refugees are living in unhealthy conditions in Cox’s Bazaar, Bangladesh. Due to a lack of available medical care, chronic diseases are ravaging the population. Among them, diabetes. This silent disease, whose severity is frequently underestimated, can cause multiple complications including the diabetic foot in 15% of cases. The onset …

UN WOMEN and Water Aid India support Niine Movement for the Nationwide Run4Niine for Menstrual Hygiene Awareness

UN Women, the United Nations entity dedicated to gender equality and the empowerment of women, and WaterAid India, an international not-for-profit determined to make clean water, decent toilets and good hygiene normal for everyone, everywhere within a generation, are supporting Run4Niine – the nationwide initiative to spread awareness on menstrual hygiene awareness this International Women’s …

Trafficking, Violence against Women & Girls and Women & Girl Empowerment and Related Issues

Kolkata Tuesday 22 January 2019 The State Legal Services Authority, West Bengal has organized a Round Table Discussion on ‘Trafficking, Violence against Women and Girls, Women and Girl Empowerment and Related Issues’ on 22.01.2019 at the Conference Hall of the State Legal Services Authority, West Bengal. The Special Envoy for Gender Equality, Foreign and Commonwealth …

Making Globalization Work: Climate, Inclusiveness and International Governance Top Agenda of the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2019

World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2019 to focus on “Globalization 4.0: Shaping a Global Architecture in the Age of the Fourth Industrial Revolution” The meeting gathers more than 3,000 participants from over 110 countries and more than 65 heads of state/government and top international organizations Share your voice by joining the Globalization 4.0 video campaign …