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Rock Glaciers Supply Water to Highlands Communities in Argentina

Sol-Gel Technologies Reports Third Quarter 2019 Financial Results and Corporate Update

Top–line generic product revenue of $4.7 million in the third quarter Results from TWIN Phase 3 trials in acne vulgaris remain on track for the fourth quarter of 2019 NESS ZIONA, Israel, Nov. 13, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Sol–Gel Technologies, Ltd. (NASDAQ: SLGL), a clinical–stage dermatology company focused on identifying, developing and commercializing branded and generic...

PNG Bougainville Prepares for Historic Vote on Nationhood

A pro-Independence rally gets underway in Arawa, Central Bougainville, Papua New Guinea on 22 October 2019. Credit: Catherine Wilson/IPS By Catherine WilsonBUKA / ARAWA, Bougainville, Papua New Guinea, Nov 13 2019 – The people of Bougainville, an autonomous region in eastern Papua New Guinea (PNG), have aspired to self-government for more than a century. Now their longed-for opportunity to...

World Youth Call to Governments to Ban All Hin Drances to LGBTQI Communities

MARTIN KARADZHOV, Global Youth Commitee speaking at ICPD25. Credit: Mantoe Phakathi / IPS By Mantoe PhakathiNAIROBI, Kenya, Nov 13 2019 – Governments across the world must ban all state-implemented harmful practices against the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and Intersex (LGBTQI) community delegates at the ICPD25 tells IPS. Adding his voice in bridging the gap of Sexual Reproductive...

ICPD25: Lessons From the East

Teruhiko Mashiko, Japan Parliamentary Federation for Population By Joyce ChimbiNAIROBI, Kenya, Nov 13 2019 – The Japan Parliamentary Federation for Population represented by Mr Teruhiko Mashiko and its secretariat, the Asian Population and Development Association (APDA) has made a clear and concrete commitment to endorse the ICPD25 agenda. Mashiko tells IPS that Japan, as should every country...

Women with Disabilities Speak out Against Exclusion at ICPD25

Jeffrey Jordan/ President of the Population Reference Bureau with ICPD25 participants. Credit: Joyce Chimbi / IPS By Joyce ChimbiNAIROBI, Kenya, Nov 13 2019 – One in five women globally lives with a disability even as they have same needs and interests as women without disabilities, their access to sexual and reproductive health services and rights remains severely limited. Delegates representing...

Africa Investment Forum 2019: MOU brings good news for Africa’s rail networks

Another deal signed on second day of the Africa Investment Forum 2019 By African Development BankJOHANNESBURG, South Africa, Nov 13 2019 (IPS-Partners) The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) and Thelo DB on Tuesday signed a Memorandum of Understanding at the Africa Investment Forum in Johannesburg. The agreement will give both parties an opportunity to develop, finance and operate railway...

Forced Child Marriage Must Be Stopped Says South Sudanese Child Activist

South Sudanese refugee, Priscilla Nyamal By Crystal OrdersonNAIROBI, Kenya, Nov 13 2019 – Young women and girls are still subjected to a range of harmful practices and violence, including early marriage. Every year, an estimated 12 million girls get married before the age of 18. In an IPS exclusive from the ICPD25 summit one young brave woman from South Sudan tells us her story of how she...

A New Deal for Sustainable Development

By Jomo Kwame Sundaram and Anis ChowdhuryKUALA LUMPUR and SYDNEY, Nov 13 2019 – Almost nine decades ago, newly elected US President Franklin Roosevelt introduced the New Deal in 1933 in response to the Great Depression. The New Deal consisted of a number of mutually supportive initiatives, of which the most prominent were: a public works programme financed by budget deficits; a new social contract...

Jacada Awarded ISV Partner of the Year by Leading Cloud Contact Center Provider Five9

ATLANTA, Nov. 12, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Five9, Inc. (FIVN), the leading provider of the intelligent cloud contact center, recently announced that Jacada was awarded the ISV Partner of the Year for 2019. The award was presented by Dan Burkland, Five9 President, to Jacada at the inaugural Five9 Partner Awards at their annual CX Summit. These awards recognize standout ecosystem partners that...