Business

motherhood across the animal kingdom

With Mother’s Day around the corner, it’s a good opportunity to ask what being a mother looks like across the animal kingdom. Most of us have a solid concept of human motherhood, but in nature maternal care comes in many forms. Let’s take a closer look at the diversity of ways animals provide care, to...

Oil Heads for Back-to-Back Weekly Gain as Commodities Power On By Bloomberg

© Reuters. Oil Heads for Back-to-Back Weekly Gain as Commodities Power On (Bloomberg) — Oil headed for a second straight weekly advance as investors bet on rising energy demand amid a broad rally in commodities, with robust trade data from China highlighting the strength of the global economy. West Texas Intermediate gained 0.5%, rebounding from...

Reducing methane is crucial for protecting climate and health, and it can pay for itself – yet emissions are still rising fast, a new UN report warns

Methane, the main ingredient in natural gas, is a larger climate problem than the world anticipates, and cutting its emissions will be crucial to slow global warming, a new United Nations report warns. The greenhouse gas is many times more powerful than carbon dioxide at warming the planet, and its concentration in the atmosphere is...

IMF

IMF / Tunisia, India, Uganda, and United States of America IMF

IMF / Tunisia, India, Uganda, and United States of America

The IMF confirmed on Thursday (May 6th) in Washington, DC that discussions took place in recent days between IMF staff and Tunisian authorities regarding their economic reform program. “I can… by : Source link

IMF / Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva’s Conversation with Canada’s Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland IMF

IMF / Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva’s Conversation with Canada’s Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland

Kristalina Georgieva, IMF’s Managing Director, hosted a virtual conversation with Canada’s Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland as part of IMF’s The Exchange series. The conversation covered the importance of policies that promote gender equality during the recovery from the COVID-19 crisis and how working mothers with young children were the biggest casualties from the Covid...

Techno

Compte rendu du Webinaire du jeudi 29 Avril

Questions Pourquoi des labels spécialement dédiés aux PME ? Du point de vue français, il faut prendre en considération deux aspects : les réformes de la commande publique facilitant l’accès des PME aux marchés publics et l’absence de préférence locale.  Ces conditions permettent à des entreprises de toute l’Europe de candidater dans les cadre des marchés publics....

Data Governance Act: DIGITAL SME welcomes Commission’s proposal to strengthen data sharing in the EU

Data is a prerequisite for many digital business models, but many barriers to data (re-)use still exist. DIGITAL SME welcomes the framework proposed by the Data Governance Act as it can help to clear legal hurdles and simplify data access for SMEs. The European Commission has published a Proposal for a regulation on European data...

Digital Services Act – Piattaforme digitali europee, sicure ed interoperabili per l’innovazione delle PMI

  Add to Calendar Le proposte di legge sui servizi digitali e sui mercati digitali costituiscono la risposta europea al profondo processo di riflessione in cui la Commissione, gli Stati membri dell’UE e molti altri ordinamenti si sono impegnati negli ultimi anni per comprendere gli effetti della digitalizzazione – e più precisamente delle piattaforme online...

Digital SkillUp: SMEs’ good practices for upskilling

European DIGITAL SME Alliance is the largest network of ICT small and medium sized enterprises in Europe, representing about 20.000 digital SMEs across the EU. The alliance is the joint effort of 28 national and regional SME associations from EU member states and neighboring countries to put digital SME at the center of the EU...

Lifestyle

À l’occasion de la Journée mondiale du cœur, Nestlé lance des programmes de santé et de bien-être en Afrique du Centre et de l’Ouest

L’hypertension artérielle étant l’une des principales causes de décès dans le monde, et certains pays d’Afrique subsaharienne affichant des taux de prévalence de l’hypertension parmi les plus élevés au monde (bit.ly/2ovEFEF), savez-vous comment maintenir votre cœur en bonne santé ? Divers facteurs liés à la santé, notamment le mode de vie, l’âge et les antécédents familiaux,...

Darth Vader balloon takes to the skies above England

A balloon shaped as the head of fictional Star Wars film character Darth Vader is seen flying at the annual Bristol hot air balloon festival in Bristol, Britain, August 8, 2019. REUTERS/Toby Melville LONDON (Reuters) – A huge Darth Vader mask balloon took to the skies over the western English port of Bristol on Thursday...

New footbridge restores crossing at birthplace of UK’s legendary King Arthur

LONDON (Reuters) – A new narrow footbridge spanning a near 60-metre gorge will open this weekend, restoring a lost crossing to Tintagel castle, legendary birthplace of King Arthur, on the windswept coast of southwest England. Made of steel, local slate and oak, the 5 million pound ($6 million) bridge almost 60 meters above sea level...

World

Jubilee Holdings, le plus grand assureur d’Afrique de l’Est finalise la cession de sa filiale au Kenya

(Agence Ecofin) – Le Kenya n’est que la première étape d’un processus consistant pour Jubilee Holdings à céder des parts majoritaires dans 5 unités en Afrique de l’Est. Cette opération entamée en septembre 2020 verra l’allemand Allianz acquéreur de ces entreprises, s’étendre à l’Est du continent. Le géant allemand des assurances Allianz est désormais l’actionnaire...

MTN crée un opérateur dédié à ses activités sur fibre optique

(Agence Ecofin) – Le marché du haut débit gagne en valeur en Afrique et devient un puissant moteur de croissance pour divers groupes télécoms. Pour en tirer profit, MTN Group a initié une stratégie générale d’efficacité opérationnelle depuis l’année dernière. La société a franchi un nouveau pas dans cette optique. MTN a créé un opérateur...