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UNESCO Marks Semi-centennial Anniversary of Biosphere Preservation

The UN cultural agency commemorated on Monday the 50th anniversary of its Man and the Biosphere Programme (MAB), which created in 1971, has been promoting a long-lasting connection between people and nature

“This is really a programme for the people, because people are part of nature…so they are incorporated in nature protection but also in sustainable use of natural resources”, said Miguel Clusener Godt, the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization’s (UNESCO) MAB Programme Secretary. Where we stand Today 727 biosphere reserves integrate nature conservation and…

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Nominees for The Best FIFA Football Awards™ 2021 revealed

FIFA has revealed the candidates shortlisted for The Best FIFA Football Awards™ 2021, the winners of which will be revealed at an online ceremony on 17 January 2022

Shortlists for players’, goalkeepers’ and coaches’ prizes announced; public voting via FIFA.com (https://fifa.fans/3xdZ943): votes can be cast until 10 December 2021; the Best FIFA Football Awards™ 2021 show to take place on 17 January 2022. FIFA has revealed the candidates shortlisted for The Best FIFA Football Awards™ 2021, the winners of which…

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Foreign Minister Stresses Importance of Holding 3rd Session of Political Consultations Between Tunisia and Australia

The Minister stressed the importance of holding the 3rd session of political consultations between the two countries

Minister of Foreign Affairs, Migration and Tunisians Abroad Othman Jerandi, on Wednesday, met with Australian Ambassador in Tunis, with residence in Malta, Jennifer Claire Cartmill. The Minister stressed the importance of holding the 3rd session of political consultations between the two countries, while giving an overview of political developments in…

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Beyond Greatness™ – game-changing new brand identity revealed for FIFA Women’s World Cup Australia & New Zealand 2023™

The brand identity and emblem incorporate the vibrant local landscapes and rich colours of the two hosts

Vibrant and dynamic new brand identity for FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023™ includes distinctive cultural elements, bold new slogan and rich sonic identity; Beyond Greatness™ – new tournament slogan aims to unite and inspire people around the world through the power of the FIFA Women’s World Cup™ and women’s football;…

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Statement on the situation in Ethiopia

Australia condemns the ongoing fighting, use of sexual violence and severe restrictions on humanitarian access

Australia is deeply concerned at reports of airstrikes on the Tigray capital, Mekelle, and the escalation of conflict in northern Ethiopia.  Australia condemns the ongoing fighting, use of sexual violence and severe restrictions on humanitarian access. As the conflict nears its one-year anniversary it continues to have a devastating impact…

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Australian High Commissioner to Seychelles pays courtesy call on Minister Radegonde

The meeting provided an opportunity to discuss various areas of cooperation in which the two nations have worked together over the years

Minister Radegonde welcomed the new Australian High Commissioner, H.E Dr. Kate O’Shaughnessy, yesterday, Monday 18th October 2021, at Maison Quéau de Quinssy. Dr. O’Shaughnessy presented her letter of credentials to the President of the Republic of Seychelles, Mr. Wavel Ramkalawan, on Tuesday 19th October 2021, in a ceremony at State House. She…

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African Development Bank launches AUD$600 million (USD$463.9 million) Kangaroo Social Bond

A Kangaroo bond is a foreign bond issued in the Australian market by non-Australian firms and is denominated in Australian currency

The African Development Bank (www.AfDB.org) launched a A$600 million (US$463.9 million) 5.5-year Kangaroo bond, marking its return to the Australian dollar bond market. The transaction, announced on 8 June, was led by Nomura and RBC Capital Markets. It is the institution’s first benchmark Kangaroo since early 2018 and its first…

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World Rugby launches new global competition and aligned calendar to supercharge the women’s 15s game

World Rugby has launched WXV, a three-tiered annual competition model that will start in 2023

Sixteen-team, three-tier WXV global competition set to begin in 2023; World Rugby to invest £6.4 million in its first two years; unified international 15s calendar to comprise of two playing windows on an annual basis, optimising player welfare and performance; ground-breaking global international 15s calendar set to accelerate development of women’s…

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SunMirror AG ramping up Tin Exploration Efforts at Moolyella Project

Engagement of Geonomik Pty Ltd to detail Moolyella Project tin potential

Expanding the development of existing Cassiterite (tin ore) assets and greenfield explorations; engagement of Geonomik Pty Ltd to detail Moolyella Project tin potential; strong tailwind from high tin prices. SunMirror AG ("SunMirror"; XETRA Vienna: ROR1; ISIN CH0396131929) (www.SunMirror.com), the mining and exploration firm specializing in raw materials such as gold,…

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ZC Rubber Unveils Massive Billboards in 4 Countries for Westlake and Arisun Tire Brands

The tire maker will showcase its Arisun and Westlake Tire brands through the sprawling 25-story, 15,000-square-foot building side LED display

ZC Rubber (http://www.ZC-Rubber.com/), the world’s 10th largest tire manufacturer, unveils massive billboards in 4 world-famous locations covering the United States, Australia, Thailand, and Germany. The tire maker will showcase its Arisun and Westlake Tire brands through the sprawling 25-story, 15,000-square-foot building side LED display wrapping around the American Eagle store…