Politicians, economists, media and researchers from around the world will gather in Tunis from May 14 to 17 to take part in the Global Forum on Modern Direct Democracy. As the forum's media partner, SWI swissinfo.ch will report live from the event, and officially launch its microsite dedicated to direct democracy and its partner site, people2power.info.
The aim of the microsite swissinfo.ch/directdemocracy - online in 10 languages since December 2014 - is to inform readers about political rights and democratic processes so they can form their own opinions in order to play a greater role in the decision-making process. Switzerland's unique form of participative democracy is the focus of the site whereas people2power.info offers a global view.
To view the Multimedia News Release, go to http://www.multivu.com/players/English/7523351-swissinfo-direct-democracy-tunis/
More than ever, people want to know what’s in their food, how it’s made and what companies are doing to contribute to a better world. That’s why Kellogg Company launched Open For Breakfast™ in the U.S. today, an open forum in the digital and social media space to hear what’s on peoples’ minds and share stories about Kellogg’s branded food, its commitments to communities around the world and its pledge to care for the environment.
Kellogg’s is inviting people to join the conversation at OpenForBreakfast.com and in social media, where the company will tell its story and have conversations with people about what they care about – sharing facts and figures, and visuals and videos featuring Kellogg employees, partners and consumers.
To view the Multimedia News Release, go to http://www.multivu.com/players/English/7397651-kellogg-s-open-for-breakfast/
Lord & Taylor unveiled its 75th annual holiday windows on November 13th, 2012 with performances along Fifth Avenue by Megan Hilty, star of NBC’s Smash, and the Young People’s Chorus of New York City.
This year’s holiday windows mark the 75th year of smiles, laughter, joy, and magic; celebrating the precious, worldwide tradition of spending holidays with those you love. Sharing the story of Santa Claus on his day off, traveling around the world to discover global holiday traditions, the windows are inspired by picturesque locations during the holidays and the customs celebrated among friends and family worldwide.
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As developers of innovative storage solutions for those looking to push creativity beyond the limits, G-Technology is pleased to announce the category and people’s choice winners of its first annual Driven Creativity Competition 2012.
The Driven Creativity Competition 2012, which ran from June 19 to Sept. 24, 2012, was open to amateur and professional photographers, filmmakers, animators and musicians in the United States.
To view Multimedia News Release, go to http://www.multivu.com/mnr/56974-g-technology-driven-creativity-competition-peoples-choice-category-winners
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The 2011 China (International) Urban Development Co-operation and Tourism Destination Brand Marketing Summit was held in Sanya, Hainan province from the 19th to the 22nd of November 2011. This is the first major annual meeting bringing together advertisers in the travel field from both within and outside of China. The event was jointly hosted by the China Association of National Advertisers – Tourism Advertisers Branch, the Hainan Tourism Development Commission and the municipal government of Sanya. Attendees included Gu Xiulian, vice chairman of the standing committee of 10th National People’s Congress of China; Zheng Silin, vice chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the National People’s Congress; as well as representatives from the China National Tourism Administration and from renowned world travel destinations including the Seychelles, Turkey and Mexico. Cui Feng, deputy director of co-organizer Lushan Scenic and Historic Interest Administration Bureau and general manager of Lushan Tourism Development was also in attendance. Mt. Lushan was named at the event as one of the award-winning scenic spots.
To view Multimedia News Release, go to http://www.multivu.com/mnr/53430-china-urban-development-co-operation-tourism-brand-marketing-summit
Carol Baldwin-Moody of Wilmington Trust describes the challenges that are present in her line of work as senior vice president and chief risk officer. There is a strong legal backing to every major issue in today’s society. Baldwin-Moody has come across several scenarios that aren’t covered by the dated constitutional law in effect today. In past years, a risk officer was thought to be a management concept that would be useful, but not worth the investment. Lately, a risk officer career has become an indispensible resource in the corporate world.
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“Social media, the first amendment, privacy; the law is so far behind in that trend. Blogs and all of that, that is a constant challenge for me today because everybody wants to talk the way they want to talk and in my job, I’m required to actually surveil peoples’ e-mails; I’m required by law. I look for certain words; well, that was ok when people used words. Now when they use ‘r u,’ I can’t surveil that. The privacy issue with kids and MySpace, that whole area of law, think about it; constitutional law was what we learned. There’s nothing in constitutional law that we learned 30 years ago, so if you’re into that, there’s going to be a lot of time. We need that because it’s evolutionary.
Globalization—if you think about what happened in the financial markets, the meltdown, it’s because there’s so much connection and therefore there are a lot of things going on in that arena where every country’s financial rules, they’re looking at them and comparing them. That’s another area- comparative law. Comparative law when it comes to the environment and financial services; those are two big things.
Health—the whole health debate; you may be thinking just about the politics but there’s a lot of law behind that. HIPA, all those rights, and think about the things they’re talking about from a political perspective—there’s a lot of law behind that.
Those are just three areas that are not only specific in terms of thinking outside of the box, but they actually go back to a lot of the fundamentals that are part of the law. Those are just three; that social media one, I don’t even want to tackle that one; I’m assigning that to my kids. Just think about it—it’s out there before anything has been screened. You think about the things that go on—it’s called the social media. There used to be the 6 o’clock news; there’s the 24 hour news, there’s the instant news now.
I think some of it’s great, I think some of the positive things about the technology, I just learned this, the fact that you could text five digits on your phone and the money was in Haiti instantly. But, a lot of people don’t realize how much legal work was behind the contractual agreement between the phone companies. There was a lot of legal work that was done in order for that to happen but yet young people, my daughter was one of them, it’s like, ‘ok mom,’ and then I start thinking; well I know what really happened. They had to get into a contract about that, but those are the kinds of things that at the end you see the result is phenomenal. Think about that 20 years ago—could not have happened.”
New research released today to mark European Week Against Pain reveals that, in more than half of cases, peoples’ levels of pain across Europe are not being adequately assessed.
More than half (52%) of European primary care physicians use no form of assessment tool to measure peoples’ levels of pain despite chronic pain affecting 1 in 52 adults across Europe. A study in Finland found that pain is also the reason for 40% of patient visits to a primary care physician each year, with approximately 20% of these patients having experienced their pain for more than 6 months.
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Belfast is set to mark the 100th anniversary of the launch of one of the city’s most famous creations – RMS Titanic. On May 31st 1911, Titanic was launched into Belfast Lough by Harland & Wolff – then the largest shipyard in the world. It took three years to build and just 62 seconds to complete the launch.
To mark the occasion, there will be a special slipway event attended by the Lord Mayor of Belfast, dignitaries of Cherbourg and Titanic societies to reflect Belfast’s maritime heritage. There will also be a flare set-off to mark the moment exactly 100 years ago when the Titanic was launched.
To view Multimedia News Release, go to http://multivu.prnewswire.com/mnr/prne/tourismireland/48926/
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I've created a special Christmas Greetings video for alll my friends & followers.
It features a host of crazy characters including the following:-
a moaning mop, a cheeky lorry, an excited alarm clock, an over worked saucepan, an annoyed cat, a rebellious glove puppet, a meer cat health & safety inspecor, and Sepp blatter (President of FIFA) turning into Arsr Man.
Always try to spread a lliitle humour and bring some smiles to peoples faces, especially this time of the year. Hope you enjoy the video and don't eat too much Turkey!