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The National Society of High School Scholars (NSHSS) Announces Top 10 Educators of the Year
ATLANTA, GA--(Marketwired - December 07, 2015) - Claes Nobel, senior member of the family that established the Nobel Prize and Chairman of The National Society of High School Scholars (NSHSS), announced the Claes Nobel Educators of the Year on Saturday, December 5, 2015, at The Carter Center in Atlanta, Georgia

Telenor welcomes 25 young change-makers to thought leadership forum
Telenor Youth Forum 2015 kicks off with delegates from 13 countries gathering to discuss access to knowledge through digital and mobile technology.    Today, 25 passionate delegates, aged 18 to 28 years, from different nations, cultures and social backgrounds will meet in Norway, for the annual forum, #TYF

Celebrate the Holidays at the 89th Annual Spelman-Morehouse Christmas Carol Concert
ATLANTA, GA--(Marketwired - November 20, 2015) - The Spelman and Morehouse College glee clubs will come together once again to lift their voices in holiday cheer. Over the years, thousands have made the concert -- offered in three performances -- part of their holiday kick-off tradition.

#NotACrime Unveils Street Art Campaign to Expose Human Rights Abuses in Iran During United Nations General Assembly
#NotACrime, a campaign to raise awareness of human rights abuses in Iran, today unveiled its latest project

Atlanta Welcomes Peyton Manning, Seth Godin, Ed Catmull and Other Top Leaders at Leadercast Live on May 8
Leadercast will host the largest one-day convergence of leaders in the world with more than 100,000 participants on May 8

The British Council Launches Education UK Alumni Awards 2016
Business Wire IndiaRt Hon Sajid Javid MP, Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills and Rob Lynes, Director, British Council India launched the Education UK Alumni Awards 2016 in New Delhi today

Nobel Laureate Muhammad Yunus Inaugurates Grameen Koota's New Corporate Office in Bangalore
Business Wire IndiaWorld-renowned social entrepreneur, founder of Grameen Bank and pioneer of micro-credit, Prof Muhammad Yunus inaugurated the new corporate office of NBFC-MFI Grameen Koota in Jayanagar, Bangalore on Saturday, September 5, 2015

TERI and UTC Set up Center of Excellence for Energy Efficient Buildings in India
The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) and United Technologies Corporation (UTC) today launched the Center of Excellence for Energy Efficient Buildings in India. The Center has been establishled at a time when the Government of India has introduced  the Smart City Programme to address the challenge of rapid urbanization and the efficient use of energy resources

Press Release
Contrary to what was communicated in the press this morning Breedinvest B.V. has lowered its interest in Beter Bed Holding N.V. from 12.82% to 9.05%.

Childhelp Launches New Website Highlighting National Epidemic of Child Abuse
Childhelp®, the nation's oldest and largest non-governmental nonprofit advocating for abused and neglected children, has launched a new website at www.childhelp.org that highlights and focuses on the Five Too Many™ campaign aimed at reducing the incidences of child abuse through prevention education.

Ring in the Holiday Season with the 88th Annual Spelman-Morehouse Christmas Carol Concert
ATLANTA, GA--(Marketwired - November 17, 2014) - Spelman College and Morehouse College Glee Clubs will once again ring in the holidays together with a series of spirited musical performances filled with songs of the season, Friday, Dec. 5, through Sunday, Dec. 7

Digital natives to embark on Oslo
(Fornebu -  12 November 2014) Telenor Group is pleased to present 28 young social entrepreneurs, who will join our second ever Youth Summit next month in Norway

Craig Kielburger Statement on Malala Yousafzai & Kailash Satyarthi Nobel Peace Prize Award Recipients
"It is with incredible joy that we celebrate this prestigious recognition of Malala Yousafzai and Kailash Satyarthi's commitment to children's rights - an acknowledgement that is, candidly, long overdue in an extensive journey toward empowerment

PA Treasury Launches Innovative Public-Private Financing Program to Help Public Nonprofit Organizations Make Advanced Energy Improvements
HARRISBURG, PA--(Marketwired - September 30, 2014) - Local governments, schools, universities, and hospitals that want to reduce energy consumption or use alternative energy sources will have a new option for financing those improvements thanks to an innovative partnership between the Pennsylvania Treasury, the private sector, and leading nonprofits in the energy space.

Telenor issues challenge to youth at next summit
(Fornebu - August 4, 2014) Telenor Group, in collaboration with the Nobel Peace Center, invites youth to explore how mobile and digital communication can bring social change and create opportunities for all.

Maria Bello and Clare Munn, Actor and GATEWomen Directors, to Be Interviewed Live Today on Clear Channel Business Talk Radio DFW1190AM
The Traders Network Show (broadcasted on Clear Channel Business Talk Radio DFW1190AM KFXR) is proud to announce two special guests, acclaimed Actor and women rights international advocates Maria Bello and Clare Munn

National Civil Rights Museum Remembers Dr. King on His 85th Birthday
MEMPHIS, TN--(Marketwired - January 13, 2014) - On what would have been his 85th birthday, the National Civil Rights Museum will remember the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on the national holiday January 20. With the King holiday being a day of service, the museum will hold its annual food drive and blood drive

Stanbridge College Students Raise $10,196 to Support Hurricane Haiyan Victims in the Philippines
Stanbridge College, a technical college that offers Masters, Bachelor, and Associate of Science degrees and diploma programs in Allied Health and Information Technology, raised $10,196 in support of disaster relief for the victims of Typhoon Haiyan, the deadliest Philippine typhoon on record that struck on November 7, 2013

Empowering the young digital generation - Telenor Youth Summit
(Fornebu, Norway - 26 November 2013) Telenor Group has invited 25 young social entrepreneurs from across Asia and Europe to its inaugural Youth Summit. The summit, which is arranged together with the Nobel Peace Center, aims to fuel ideas where mobile phone technology can provide solutions that address societal and economic challenges.

Social Business Enables Corporations to Achieve Social Impact and Tangible Business Benefits
Many corporations are seeking ways to use their business expertise to address the challenges faced by society. At the same time social organizations are looking to the private sector for the best practices, skills, and knowledge needed to deliver greater value and increase operational efficiency

CFS2 Meets OCC Best Practices for Bank Loan Sales to Debt Buyers
CFS2, a premier purchaser of charged off consumer debt, today reported that it is fully in compliance with the newly announced "Best Practices" from the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency.

Financial Relief Arrives for Federal Employees Suffering From Congressional Inaction
Widely acclaimed CFS2, the national debt collection agency run by legendary consumer advocate and CEO Bill Bartmann, is sending a financial life preserver to over two million Federal employees impacted by the current Federal Shutdown

Bouncing Back -- an Autobiography by Bill Bartmann
"Some people have made more money than I have, though it's fewer than the number of Olympic Gold Medals ever awarded... I cannot think of anyone who's been to both extremes in quite the way I have. The poverty, pigs, paralysis, and prosecutors at one end of the spectrum - and the family, fortune, and endless frontiers at the other

PRHL's CEO Randall Letcavage Congratulates Dr. Woodrow Clark II for Continuing to Carry the Torch for Energy Conservation
Premier Holding Corp. (OTCBB: PRHL) (the "Company"), chief executive officer Randall Letcavage today publically congratulated board member Dr. Woodrow "Woody" Clark for delivering an address to the California Democratic Environmental Caucus in Costa Mesa, Calif., this past weekend

EURO MEDIA LTD: ALDE Organizing high-level seminar on Russia
EURO MEDIA LTD /EURO MEDIA LTD: ALDE Organizing high-level seminar on Russia. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.

Image Entertainment Acquires Domestic Rights to Winnie Mandela Biopic
Image Entertainment, an RLJ Entertainment (NASDAQ: RLJE) brand, has acquired all U.S. rights to Winnie Mandela at the 2013 Cannes International Film Festival. Budgeted at $15 million, the film is an adaptation of Anné Mariè du Preez Bezdrob's biography Winnie Mandela: A Life and is written and directed by Darrell J. Roodt.

Thomson Reuters Hosts Newsmaker With Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf
At a Thomson Reuters Newsmaker to be held on Friday, May 17, President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, the first female head of state for an African nation and a Nobel Peace Prize winner, will discuss her administration's development goals and the challenging road moving from civil conflict to sustained peace and prosperity.

Thomson Reuters Hosts Newsmaker with Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf
President Sirleaf to discuss Liberia's continuing journey from poverty to prosperity

Premier Holding Corp CEO Randall Letcavage Applauds Board Member Dr. Woodrow Clark II for His Efforts on Earth Day 2013 at Los Angeles City Hall and Support of the Company
Premier Holding Corp. (OTCBB: PRHL) (the "Company") announced its board member and advocate for on-site power, Dr. Woodrow "Woody" Clark, delivered the keynote vision address at the sixth annual International Environmental Event, entitled: "The Face of Climate Change: Local and Global Perspectives."

Canadian Nobel Laureate Testifies Keystone XL Pipeline Refusal an Important Step in Addressing Climate Change
Dr. Mark Jaccard of British Columbia's Simon Fraser University will testify in front of the U.S. Congress Subcommittee on Energy and Power today that President Obama must reject TransCanada's Keystone XL pipeline if meaningful action is to be taken to prevent a 2 degree Celsius increase in global temperature.

Guy F. Tozzoli Dies, Visionary Founder of World Trade Centers Association
A man who changed the world through international trade – and did so more than once – Guy F. Tozzoli, President Emeritus of the World Trade Centers Association (WTCA), died Saturday evening in his sleep in Myrtle Beach, SC. He would have turned 91 on February 12.

Rotary International Honours Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF)/Doctors Without Borders for its Lifesaving Work Around the World
The global humanitarian organisation Rotary International has presented its World Community Excellence award to the international medical organisation Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF)/Doctors Without Borders. The award was presented at the annual conference of Rotary International District 3140 in India on 2 February at Aamby Valley, Pune

Politicians Continue to Lose Support: Only 12 Percent of the Europeans Trust in Their Politicians
Only about one in eight European citizens (12%) believes that politicians prepare well for the future -- in Germany, no more than one in twenty people (5%) trusts them to take the appropriate actions

Premier Holding Corp. Appoints Nobel Peace Prize Winner Dr. Woodrow W. Clark II to Board
Premier Holding Corp. (OTCBB: PRHL) is very proud to announce the appointment of Dr. Woodrow W. Clark II, MA3 Ph.D, to the newly formed Premier Holding Corp. board of directors. Dr. Clark, a long-time advocate for the environment and renewable energy, is an internationally recognized author, lecturer and public speaker who advises groups and governments on how to become sustainable communities

200 senior international leaders met at CHOCOVISION to "Balance the Challenge"
200 senior business leaders from aroundtheworld and other key stakeholders in the cocoa, chocolate and retailindustry metin Davos this week to discuss issues facing the cocoa and chocolateindustrygoing forward, as well as accomplishments made so far

Indian business leaders view Myanmar as a growing opportunity for trade
Indian business leaders, including the chairman of telecom service provider Bharti Airtel, Sunil Bharti Mittal, and steel industrialist and lawmaker, Naveen Jindal, have said that the time is right to increase trade and business with Myanmar in the light of recent developments in the country.

Barry Callebaut: The future of chocolate at CHOCOVISION 2012 in Davos
Barry Callebaut AG /Barry Callebaut: The future of chocolate at CHOCOVISION 2012 in Davos. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement

Linux Creator Linus Torvalds Receives One of World's Highest Technology Honors
The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating the growth of Linux, today announced that Linux Creator and Linux Foundation Fellow Linus Torvalds is a Millennium Technology Prize laureate. This prize, determined by the Technology Academy of Finland, is one of the world's largest such prizes with candidates sought from across the world and from all fields of technology

Aung San Suu Kyi makes her first Parliament speech
Parliament opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi talks about rights of country's ethnic minorities

Suu Kyi to receive US Congressional Gold Medal in September
Aung San Suu Kyi will receive a US Congressional gold medal in a ceremony on September 19

Yasser Arafat body to be exhumed after radioactive isotope in his belongings
Palestinian administration agrees for autopsy after radioactive isotope were found in Yasser Arafat's belongings

Suu Kyi bears 'no grudges' against Burmese military who kept her under house arrest
Nobel Peace Prize winner and Burmese pro-democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi has said that she has no grudges against the country's military that kept her under house arrest and considers them people to work with toward reform.

UAE Announces “Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week” at Rio+20
To continue international dialogue on sustainable development taking place at the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development, Rio+20, the United Arab Emirates has announced the Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week (ADSW), which will be held between January 13 – 17, 2013.

Suu Kyi expresses desire to 'lead Burma people'
Nobel Peace Prize winner and Burmese pro-democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi has expressed her desire to lead the people of her country.

Suu Kyi 'never hated Burmese army' who kept her under house arrest
Nobel Peace Prize winner and Burmese pro-democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi, who was imprisoned by the military dictatorship in her homeland, has said that she 'never hated' the army of her country.

Suu Kyi says Nobel Peace Prize helped her to be optimistic
Nobel Peace Prize winner and Burmese's pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi revealed how the prize she won 21 years ago helped her to be optimistic about the future and shattered sense of isolation while being under house arrest.

Aung San Suu Kyi embarks on 2nd trip abroad in 24 years to Europe
Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi left here Wednesday to start her European tour covering Switzerland, Norway, Britain, Ireland and France.

Bangladesh forms commission to determine Grameen Bank's fate
The Bangladeshi government Wednesday formed a commission to determine a better fate of Grameen Bank after Mohammad Yunus was removed from the post of managing director of the organization last year.

Nobel laureate Mohamed ElBaradei's new Egyptian party 'too late for elections'
Egyptian reform leader Mohamed ElBaradei has formed a political party that aims to unite people in the country, and hopes to take power in four years time.

Ex-South African president says Mandela was 'brutal and unfair' opponent, not 'holy man'
South Africa's last white ruler, FW de Klerk, has said Nelson Mandela was a 'brutal and unfair' political opponent and not a 'holy man'.

Russell Brand boasts about sex life to Dalai Lama in Manchester
Russell Brand, who has been a long-term supporter of the Tibetan cause, boasted about his sex life while fulfilling his role as an unlikely compere for the Dalai Lama in Manchester.

`Funnyman` Russell Brand comperes for Dalai Lama in Manchester
Russell Brand, who has been a long-term supporter of the Tibetan cause, fulfilled his role as an unlikely compere for the Dalai Lama in Manchester as part of the spiritual leader's UK tour.

Dalai Lama holds special Buddhist teachings in Dharamshala
Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama today held the first of his three-day session of Buddhist spiritual teachings to a large gathering of followers from around the world in Dharamsala.

China sends long-missing human rights lawyer Gao Zhisheng back to jail
Chinese human rights lawyer Gao Zhisheng has been sent back to jail for three years after a Beijing court ruled he had violated the terms of his probation.

Five Nobel Laureates urge China to free fellow 'dissident' Liu Xiaobo
Five Nobel Peace Prize winners, including Archbishop Desmond Tutu, have called on China to release fellow laureate Liu Xiaobo from jail.

Aung San Suu Kyi says change in Myanmar is on the way
Yangon (Myanmar), Nov.18 (ANI): Burma's freed opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi believes change is on the way in her country after almost five decades of military dictatorship. Yangon (Myanmar), Nov.18 (ANI): Burma's freed opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi believes change is on the way in her country after almost five decades of military dictatorship.

Obama's die hard fans mocked in e-book
Supporters of Barack Obama have been mocked in a new e-book, saying they are so obsessed with the US President that they can't even find the smallest fault in him.

Myanmar no longer ASEAN's problem child
ASEAN is all set to set to endorse Myanmar's bid to chair regional meetings in 2014. ASEAN chairmanship rotates annually in alphabetical order among its 10 countries and hosts summits that bring together leaders from Asian countries as well as the U.S., China, India and Russia.

Mirren says it is 'shameful' that just 12 women have won Nobel Peace Prize
Actress Helen Mirren, acknowledged it as "an extraordinary moment" when three women were honoured with the prestigious Nobel Peace Prize on Sunday night, but said it was "shameful" that very few women had ever been given the award, since its inception in 1901.

Asia Travel Company Predicts Travel Trends for 2012 Myanmar, Women Going Solo En Vogue
Asia Transpacific Journeys, the leading creator of custom and group tours to Asia, is bucking typical travel trends by offering its take on 2012 Asia must-dos. The company predicts that in Asia 2012 will be a year of "complete cultural embrace" and "baby boomer bucket lists."

PGI Energy, Inc., Pythagoras Group, Inc., and River Gee County, in Liberia Announce Execution of Memorandum of Understanding
PGI Energy, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: PGIE) -- River Gee County in the Republic through its Economic and Business Development Trust (GEE TRUST Inc.) joins PGI Energy, Inc., and Pythagoras Group, Inc. to announce the formation of an agreement to contribute in developing the County's s infrastructure through humanitarian and economic processes

Youth From LA's Most Violent Neighborhoods Present "Shifting Minds From Violence to Peace"
Soledad Enrichment Action (SEA), LA County's leading provider of education, social services, and intervention/prevention/reentry programs for youth at risk of gangs and violence, will hold the 2nd Annual Youth Peace Movement Conference at the University of Southern California (USC)

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