UN Women and Asian Development Bank (ADB) join forces to step up COVID-19 gender-sensitive responses

UN Women and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) have announced a new collaboration that would aim to protect women and girls in the Asia-Pacific region from the COVID-19 pandemic’s multiple negative consequences on jobs, livelihoods and well-being. The announcement took place at a virtual gathering convened today, co-organised by UN Women and the Asian Development Bank (ADB), advocating for a gender lens in the recovery from COVID-19, with Ministers of Finance and Gender and other senior Government officials from Fiji, India, Indonesia, Philippines, Republic of Korea, and Samoa. Experts and…

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Call for Slogan Campaigns under the theme of Creating a Peaceful Society: Media and Information Literacy, A Way out

The 2020 Global Media and Information Literacy (MIL) Week will take place on Oct. 24-31, 2020 under the theme “Creating a Peaceful Society: Media and Information Literacy, A Way out” for regional commemoration. This year’s theme highlights how to address disinformation and divides by recognizing our shared interest in improving everyone’s competencies to engage with the opportunities and risks in today’s landscape of communication, technology, and information. In line with the global commemoration, UNESCO Abuja Regional Office is organizing a series of activities on promoting MIL into a broader population…

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Alastair Campbell to speak at free PRCA mental health event

Writer, communicator and strategist Alastair Campbell will join a special virtual PRCA event on mental health on Friday, 2nd October.  A former director of communications and strategy for No 10, Alastair has been a consistent campaigner for better mental health services, awareness and understanding.  The PRCA’s latest research indicates 9 out of 10 (89%) of PR professionals have struggled with their mental health at some point over the past year.  In his new book, ‘Living Better’, Alastair writes not just about his own struggles with depression, but what all of us…

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New IPA qualification to broaden adland’s Effectiveness horizons

The IPA has launched a brand new online qualification, the Effectiveness Essentials Certificate, in an effort to embed effectiveness into the fabric of our industry. Aimed at newcomers to agency or client businesses, candidates will be able to make better, more informed and more strategic decisions no matter their background or department following completion of 10 hours of online learning. The Effectiveness Essentials Certificate is free for IPA members and provides an overview of effectiveness principles, learnings from IPA Effectiveness Award winning case studies and guidelines for developing an effectiveness…

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Enthusiast Gaming Partners with Global Citizen and HeadCount to Increase U.S. Voter Registration Among Crucial Demographics – Generation Z and Millennials

Enthusiast Gaming Holdings, Inc. is excited to announce that it has partnered with two international advocacy organizations, Global Citizen and HeadCount to promote the importance of voter registration and inspire action, across the Generation Z and Millennial cohorts. Part of the Just Vote program, this collaboration aims to specifically reach young American gamers and esports fans and encourages them to check their registration status, as it relates to the upcoming November 2020 election and beyond. This non-partisan campaign will run across Enthusiast Gaming’s key media properties and YouTube channels, through…

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