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2012-03-12 10:59:37 Disappointing Vote By Unesco On Obiang Prize [IFEX] Paris - A split vote by UNESCO's Executive Board to approve a prize sponsored by President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo of Equatorial Guinea puts the president's interests above UNESCO's basic principles of human rights and good governance, seven civil society groups said today. The March 8, 2012 decision by a commission of the board to change the controversial award's name and press UNESCO's Director General Irina Bokova to implement it is due to be formally adopted in a plenary session today.

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Friday, 12-19-14, 15:45Government of Ghana Endorses Collaboration to Combat Ebola Epidemic[PR Newswire]Lakewood, Colorado -AABB, Global Blood Fund and Terumo BCT commit resources to Ghanaian Ebola Readiness and Resilience Initiative
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Friday, 12-19-14, 15:33World Bank Supports Improved Social Service Delivery and Boosting Jobs Creation[World Bank]Washington -The World Bank Group's Board of Executive Directors today approved a total of US$95 million to support Madagascar's efforts to improve public service delivery and boost key areas for job creation.

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