Nancy started her day feeling prepared to brief her executive team on a high-stakes project she had been working on for the past two months. She had rehearsed her slide deck repeatedly, to the point where she had every level of content practically memorized. She arrived at the meeting early and waited patiently, yet anxiously, for her part of the agenda. The meeting began, and within a few minutes Jack, one of the cochairs, asked her to brief the executives on her project and recommendations.
Every child has the right to a fair chance in life. But around the world, millions of children are trapped in an intergenerational cycle of disadvantage that endangers their futures – and the future of their societies.
It’s a typical Friday afternoon in the city. Amena has prepared an elaborate family meal of dal, rice, stewed greens, pumpkin, chicken curry and fish – her daughter Hafsa’s favourite. Hafsa doesn’t feel like sitting around with the adults, though; she’d rather go outside and play. So she makes a game of it, hiding under the table to avoid eating her greens. Eventually, Amena gives up; but she makes sure Hafsa drinks all her milk before she is allowed to dash off with the neighborhood kids.
Statement by Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations and Executive Director of UN Women, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, at the Security Council Open Debate on Women, Peace and Security
Date: Friday, October 27, 2017
Thank you, Mr. President, Distinguished Delegates, Ladies and gentlemen. It is an honour to address the Security Council and to present the Secretary-General’s report on Women, Peace and Security. As it had been said by Madame Chief of Staff, Maria Luiza Ribeiro Viotti, the Secretary-General is in the Central African Republic.
Tesla Inc. reports third quarter earnings on Wednesday after the market closes. All eyes will be on news of the mass-market Model 3 and the electric car’s slower-than-expected production. What with SpaceX launches, Boring Co. tunnels, and even dark warnings about the threat of artificial intelligence, Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk already has a few irons in the fire.
Cinderela: A Magia do Natal Com base na versão espanhola de “Cenicienta la mágia del musical”, um espetáculo para toda a família que une o lúdico e a magia de outros tempos com os recursos tecnológicos dos dias de hoje. A partir dos 3 anos; 12 de novembro, às 16h
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Os 40 Líderes Empresariais do Futuro é um projeto da parceria FAE/Exame e tem como parceiros fundadores Banco Big, Deloitte, COSEC, Roland Berger e SRS Advogados, bem como a Informa D&B, Cut-e e a Ray Human Capital como knowledge partners. Foram recolhidas candidaturas de gestores e empreendedores com menos de 41 anos até 31 de dezembro do ano da edição em curso, de nacionalidade portuguesa, a trabalhar no país ou no estrangeiro, que exerçam as funções de diretor ou equivalente, ou de fundador com responsabilidade na gestão, no caso de o candidato fazer parte de uma startup.