Tag: support

Mozambique: Unicef to Increase Support for Child Victims of Terrorism

June 8, 2021
Maputo — The United Nations Children’s Fund (Unicef) has promised to increase its support for child victims of terrorism in the northern Mozambican province of Cabo Delgado from 51 to 90 million US dollars. This promise was made by the Unicef Regional Director for Southern and Eastern Africa, Mohamed Malick Fall, who is on a

Africa: Launch of Nationally Determined Contributions (NDC) Support Center in Uganda and Malawi

June 1, 2021
The African Energy Commission (AFREC) in collaboration with the Flemish Institute for Technological Research (VITO) hosted two virtual kick-off meetings to launch the activities of the of the Nationally Determined Contributions (NDC) Support Center in Uganda and Malawi. The launch of the project took place on 15th April 2021 in Uganda and 26th May 2021

The Voting Rights Act Now Has Bipartisan Support As Lisa Murkowski Calls For Reauthorization

May 17, 2021
The John Lewis Voting Rights Act now has bipartisan Senate support, as Sen. Murkowski (R-AK) has joined Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) in calling for reauthorization. Manchin and Murkowski wrote a joint letter to congressional leadership and provided it to PoliticusUSA:Dear Speaker Pelosi, Leader Schumer, Leader McCarthy, and Leader McConnell: When President Lyndon B. Johnson transmitted

Africa: UN Launches New Campaign, Only Together, to Support Global Vaccine Equity Call

March 12, 2021
The United Nations today launched a new global campaign, Only Together to support its call for fair and equitable access to COVID-19 vaccines around the world. The campaign stresses the need for coordinated global action to ensure vaccines are accessible in all countries, starting with health-care workers and the most vulnerable. “Over the past year,

Africa: World’s Biggest Stars Come Out to Support Global Citizen’s Recovery Plan For The World

February 25, 2021
Cape Town — “The urgency to get a vaccine to everyone, everywhere cannot be underestimated. As a country, we will be joining efforts to help the world recover better by ending the pandemic as a priority, addressing food security and hunger, getting all our children back to school, addressing climate change, and protecting the most

Africa: Good Ventures, Through Open Philanthropy, Continues Support for Malaria Consortium’s Seasonal Malaria Chemoprevention Programme

January 5, 2021
Malaria Consortium is delighted to receive continued support from Good Ventures, through Open Philanthropy, for its seasonal malaria chemoprevention (SMC) programme. This support means Malaria Consortium is able to continue to contribute to closing gaps in coverage of SMC in eligible areas and plan with confidence for the next 2-3 years. The $27 million grant

Support for stricter US gun laws at lowest level since 2016

November 17, 2020
Support for tougher gun laws has dropped to its lowest levels since 2016 as gun sales reached record highs this year amid the coronavirus pandemic and a spike in violent crime nationwide. Around 57 percent of Americans favor stricter laws covering the sale of firearms, a seven-percentage point decline since last year, according to a

We don’t support another lockdown

November 16, 2020
A member of Joe Biden’s COVID-19 advisory team on Sunday rejected claims that the president-elect would force the country into another round of strict lockdowns as daily coronavirus cases reach new highs. “We are not in support of a nationwide lockdown and believe there is not a scenario unless — there simply isn’t a scenario

The Beastie Boys Ad License A Song For The First Time Ever To Support Joe Biden

October 19, 2020
The Beastie Boys granted their first-ever ad song license for an ad, and it was to support Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden. Variety reported: The Beastie Boys had never before licensed any of their songs for an advertisement, but that commercial blackout came to an end during Sunday’s Steelers/Browns game when the sounds of “Sabotage”

Former Bill de Blasio aide Maya Wiley seeks support for mayoral run

July 27, 2020
Civil rights lawyer Maya Wiley is calling prominent New York pols seeking support for a run for mayor, The Post has learned. Wiley, a Brooklyn resident, previously served as Mayor Bill de Blasio’s top legal counsel and chair of the Civilian Complaint Review Board. “Maya did reach out to get my support,” said Bronx state
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