Daily Archives: November 18, 2020

Vivek Goel named president and vice-chancellor of the University of Waterloo

Innovator, scholar and bold leader becomes university’s seventh president Vivek Goel WATERLOO, Ontario, Nov. 18, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Vivek Goel, a distinguished scholar with extensive achievements in research, teaching and leadership across both public and private sectors, will become the seventh president and vice-chancellor of the University

VoltDB Announces Global Channel Partner Program

New Program Will Help OEMs, Value-Added Resellers, Technology Partners, And System Integrators In IIoT, Finserv, And Telcos BEDFORD, Mass., Nov. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — VoltDB, the leading data platform for real-time decisions, today announced a new global channel partner program for OEMs,

VoltDB annonce un programme mondial de partenariat de distribution

Le nouveau programme aidera les OEM, les revendeurs à valeur ajoutée, les partenaires technologiques et les intégrateurs de systèmes de l’IIoT, de Finserv et des entreprises de télécommunications BEDFORD, Massachusetts, 18 novembre 2020 /PRNewswire/ — VoltDB, la principale plateforme de données

Extortion, bio-warfare and terrorism: Extremists are exploiting the pandemic, says UN report

Criminals and violent extremists are exploiting the pandemic to build their support networks, undermine trust in government and even weaponize the virus, according to a research report published on Wednesday by the United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute

UN officials assess needs at camps for refugees from Ethiopia’s Tigray region

Senior UN officials have conducted a two-day mission to southeastern Sudan, where some 30,000 Ethiopians have found refuge after fleeing ongoing fighting between national and regional forces in Tigray province, the world body reported on Wednesday.  The UN’s humanitarian coordinator

Operational update on escalating fighting in Tigray and northern Ethiopia

Addis Ababa / Geneva (ICRC) – In just two weeks, escalating fighting in Tigray and northern Ethiopia has triggered immense suffering and risks spiralling into a wider humanitarian crisis. The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) visited health care

Ethiopia: Thousands of people flee conflict in Tigray region

On November 4, Ethiopia’s prime minister ordered military action against the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF) in the Tigray region, following an attack on an Ethiopian military base. The escalating conflict could affect millions of people and runs the risk

Atrocity Alert No. 229: Ethiopia, Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territories and Global Landmine Report

Despite a communications and media blackout in the Tigray region of Ethiopia, reports of war crimes and other violations and abuses of human rights continue to surface. Fighting between the federal government and the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF) began on