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11 women awarded IWOC Awards

8 Mar 2023 Foreign Affairs News Correspondent

On the occasion of International Women’s Day, the United States hosted the 17th annual International Women of Courage (IWOC) Awards. Since the inception of the IWOC Award in March 2007, the U.S. Department of State has recognized more than 180 Read More
Ajay Banga named for new World Bank President

24 Feb 2023 Foreign Affairs News Correspondent

Vice Chairman at General Atlantic and former Mastercard CEO Ajaypal Singh Banga has been named as the new World Bank president. Born on November 10, 1959 in Pune, India, Banga is an American business leader with extensive experience leading successful Read More
Korean Air Chairman Honoured

15 Feb 2023 Geoffrey Thomas

Walter Cho, Korean Air Chairman and CEO, has been awarded the prestigious Excellence in Leadership Award by Air Transport World (ATW). Launched in 1974, the ATW Airline Industry Achievement Awards are some of the most coveted honors an airline or Read More
US Department of State named America’s one of best large employers 2023

15 Feb 2023 Foreign Affairs News Correspondent

Forbes, in partnership with Statista, has named the U.S. Department of State as one of America’s Best Employers 2023. Approximately 45,000 American workers at U.S. companies with more than 1,000 employees were asked to rate their willingness to recommend their Read More
WGH welcomes new board team

15 Feb 2023 Foreign Affairs News Desk

Envisioning a world that values women as leaders in global health and catalysts for better health for all the Women in Global Health's (WGH) first global chapters formed in 2018 in Europe, the USA, and Africa has new leadership. According Read More
No more king’s image in Australian dollar

3 Feb 2023 Foreign Affairs News Desk

The Central Bank of Australia has announced that it will not print the image of the British King Charles III on its banknotes. According to the bank, instead of the current image of Queen Elizabeth II of Great Britain appearing Read More
Dr. Jarbas Barbosa elected as WHO Regional Director for Americas

2 Feb 2023 Foreign Affairs News Desk

The WHO's 152nd Executive Board has appointed Dr. Jarbas Barbosa da Silva Jr. as Regional Director for the Americas effective February 1, 2023. A national of Brazil, Dr. Barbosa da Silva Jr. was elected as Director of the Pan American Read More
Global Human Rights Defender Award winners named

2 Feb 2023 Foreign Affairs News Desk

The US Department of State announced the winners of the annual Global Human Rights Defender Awards.  The Martin Ennals Award for Human Rights Defenders, sometimes called "the Nobel Prize for human rights", is an annual prize for human rights defenders. Read More
Miss R. Bonnie Gabriel wins Miss Universe 2022

15 Jan 2023 Foreign Affairs News Correspondent

Miss R Bonnie Gabriel of America grabbed the much-coveted title Miss Universe 2022 on Sunday in Nepal and Saturday in the United States of America. A 28-year-old Filipino American Miss Gabrielle is a model, fashion designer and sewing instructor from Read More
Who will be new Miss Universe ?  

13 Jan 2023 Foreign Affairs News Correspondent

The 71st Miss Universe is to be declared on Saturday night but it will be Sunday in Nepal local time. All together 84 beauties from around the world including Nepal representing their respective countries are vying for the coveted Miss Read More