One of the Pacific Northwest’s most celebrated events will be back this fall as Fashion Week at The Bellevue Collection returns Oct. 8 – 9, for a weekend of fashion shows, stylish events and top-tier shopping. This year, fashion-forward guests may attend the premier events, Posh Party Trend Show and The Collective Runway Show, in-person or virtually via livestream. All 2021 events celebrate The Bellevue Collection’s 75th anniversary by showcasing seven decades of fashion. Continue reading
Generation to transform employment systems, support new research, and serve 75,000 people over the next two years with $77 million in new funding and $50 million in in-kind resources
WASHINGTON, Feb. 11, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Generation, the non-profit global employment organization, has secured $77 million in new funding and $50 million in in-kind resources from BlackRock, McKinsey & Company, Microsoft Corp., and Verizon, to accelerate its work in tackling unemployment across 14 countries around the world. This combined commitment will allow Generation to support people who face systemic barriers to employment — particularly young adult and midcareer workers — as COVID-19 continues to threaten jobs and global economic growth. Continue reading
NEW YORK, June 22, 2020 /World Bank/ — Zambia’s seventh national development plan (7NDP) sets ambitious targets for economic growth and poverty reduction. Technology can play an important role as Zambia advances this vision for economic transformation. The introduction of digital systems can also have a transformative effect on government.
LUSAKA, Dec 23 (Reuters) – The United States has withdrawn its ambassador to Zambia following a row with authorities in the southern African nation after he criticised the jailing of a gay couple, embassy sources said on Monday.
WASHINGTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–A new report by the Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA), Mukula Cartel, exposes how associates connected to Zambian President Edgar Lungu, including his daughter Tasila Lungu, onetime resident of the United States of America, are reportedly involved in the plunder of valuable, increasingly scarce, mukula rosewood trees; and hence the destruction of Zambia’s vulnerable forests. The investigation shows that despite public pledges to end the illegal mukula trade, several politicians are repeatedly named as key actors in an influential timber trafficking network that bypasses existing national bans on mukula harvest and export.
NEW YORK, NEW YORK, UNITED STATES (FILE) (REUTERS) – The U.S. Federal Communications Commission is expected on Thursday (December 14) to rescind net neutrality rules championed by Democratic former President Barack Obama that barred the blocking or slowing of internet traffic. Continue reading
NEW YORK CITY, NEW YORK, UNITED STATES (DECEMBER 1, 2017) (REUTERS) – A legal expert told Reuters on Friday (December 1) that former U.S. national security adviser Michael Flynn’s guilty plea will cause “other dominoes” to fall in the ongoing Russia probe.
U.S. Senator Rand Paul is reportedly suffering five broken ribs and lung contusions after being assaulted at his Kentucky home by a neighbor. Linda So reports. Continue reading
The first charges from the probe of possible Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election could be unsealed as early as Monday and a target taken into custody, possibly marking a dramatic turn in special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation. Zachary Goelman reports. Continue reading
President Donald Trump has a made a decision on the United States’ strategy for Afghanistan after a “sufficiently rigorous” review process, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said on Sunday. Continue reading