Tag Archives: United Nations

SDG Loan Fund Mobilizes Over $1.1 Billion to Advance United Nations Sustainable Development Goals in Emerging Markets

Allianz Trade Study Reveals Gap Between Perceived and Actual Inflation, with Germany Experiencing Significant Disparity

(IN BRIEF) The SDG Loan Fund, managed by Allianz Global Investors and originated and managed by FMO Investment Management, has successfully mobilized over $1.1 billion in private capital to support the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in emerging and … Read the full press release

Merck Partners with UN on Vital Training Course for Family Carers During European Carers Day

(IN BRIEF) Merck, a prominent science and technology company, has entered into a collaboration with the United Nations’ Global Initiative on Ageing (GIA) to offer a training course aimed at equipping family carers with essential skills. The course comprises five … Read the full press release

EIB and UN Agencies Team Up to Drive Climate and Social Projects Worldwide

(IN BRIEF) The European Investment Bank (EIB) and five United Nations (UN) institutions have signed an agreement to enhance their collaboration on projects aimed at achieving Sustainable Development Goals. This agreement allows the EIB to directly finance technical assistance and … Read the full press release

CERN and ICRC partnership boosts open science and humanitarian efforts

(IN BRIEF) CERN and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) have signed a cooperation agreement to share knowledge and expertise on using free and open source technologies to support vital humanitarian work. ICRC representatives from its Delegation for … Read the full press release

Redes Energéticas Nacionais opens applications for AGIR Award to promote sustainable development projects

(IN BRIEF) Portuguese electricity transmission grid operator Redes Energéticas Nacionais (REN) has launched the tenth edition of the AGIR Award. The annual competition invites non-profit projects that help promote sustainable development in line with the United Nations’ 17 Sustainable Development … Read the full press release

EBRD, EIB and International Donors Invest in Moldova’s Solid Waste Management Infrastructure

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 4-Jan-2023 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), a multilateral developmental investment bank, has announced it is providing a €25 million sovereign loan to the government of Moldova to finance investments in its … Read the full press release

Günther Thallinger, Allianz SE Board Member, one of the experts in the UN’s newly launched High-Level Expert Group on the Net-Zero Emissions Commitments of Non-State Entities (HLEG)

(PRESS RELEASE) MUNICH, 1-Arp-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Allianz Group (ETR: ALV), one of the leading integrated financial services providers worldwide, has announced that its Board Member Günther Thallinger is one of the experts in the UN’s newly launched High-Level Expert … Read the full press release

Fighting Food Waste from the World’s Smallest Kitchen

YOUNG CHEF STARTS ZERO-WASTE COOKING SCHOOL FROM HER SAILBOAT (PRESS RELEASE) PORT-SAINT-LOUIS-DU-RHONE, France, 29-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Apprentice Chef Jo Geisenhainer had it made. Practicing her art in a Michelin-starred Swiss restaurant after graduating top of her class, the future … Read the full press release

Télécoms Sans Frontières sets up Global Xpress satellite broadband connection at the first humanitarian coordination centre in Les Cayes, Haiti

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 26-Aug-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Inmarsat (LSE: ISAT), the world leader in global, mobile satellite communications, has announced that Télécoms Sans Frontières (TSF), sponsored by the Company, has established a Global Xpress satellite broadband connection at the first … Read the full press release

Ramboll strengthens its global water team with the appointment of three skilled colleagues

(PRESS RELEASE) COPENHAGEN, 22-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Ramboll marks the United Nations World Water Day by announcing the appointment of three highly experienced water professionals to its global water team: Michael van de Watering in Singapore, Dorthe Pinholt Hansen in … Read the full press release

Ericsson to provide UN peacekeeping missions with Private LTE networks

Advanced mission-critical mobile broadband technologies enabling unrivalled situational awareness for peacekeepers during operations First live UN Private LTE networks expected up and running in 2019 STOCKHOLM, 25-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The United Nations has selected Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) to supply … Read the full press release

Eni’s continued efforts on sustainability recognized as Global Compact LEAD

The Global Compact is a United Nations initiative aimed at mobilizing companies from various industries to work on making business and society more sustainable. NEW YORK, NY, USA, 25-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Eni has been recognized today as Global Compact … Read the full press release

The European Commission to release further support of EUR116 million for those in need in Yemen

BRUSSELS, 26-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Commission is announcing today at the United Nations in Geneva its intention to release further support of €116 million for those in need in Yemen. The support includes €46 million of emergency humanitarian aid and … Read the full press release

The Volkswagen Group supports United Nations’ “International Weeks Against Racism” initiative

Volkswagen is corporate partner of the “Stiftung für die Internationalen Wochen gegen Rassismus” (Foundation for the International Weeks Against Racism) for the first time Nationwide weeks of action from 13 – 26 March Chairman of the Board of Management Matthias … Read the full press release

Sandoz launches New Life & New Hope program aimed at improving maternal and child health and reduce mortality associated with childbirth in Ethiopia

Approximately 400 mothers and newborns die in Ethiopia each day1,2partly due to health workers’ limited knowledge in the area of obstetrics Enhancing medical knowledge and skills of health workers helps reduce maternal and newborn mortality Sandoz is committed to increasing … Read the full press release