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Heijmans builds new data centre in The Netherlands

Posted by fidest press agency su mercoledì, 1 gennaio 2020

Society’s digitization is creating increasing dependence on the availability, processing and storage of data. Heijmans has gained considerable experience in the construction and maintenance of data centres. Heijmans has already built the Amsterdam Data Tower, and manages a number of data centres for the Netherlands’ central government. Heijmans is a listed company combining activities in real estate, construction & engineering and infrastructure in the fields of Living, Working and Connecting. We achieve added value for our clients by focusing on continuous quality improvement, innovation and an integrated approach. Heijmans realizes projects for home buyers, companies and government entities and, together with them, builds on the spatial contours of tomorrow. For more information, please visit

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The new website of IDOS Research and Study Centre

Posted by fidest press agency su giovedì, 9 maggio 2019

From today the new website of IDOS Research and Study Centre, entirely renewed in its layout, contents and functions, is online. The website has been implemented thanks to the technical support of Lai Momo cooperative association, which for many years has been collaborating with IDOS to realize and promote the annual socio-statistical report on immigration in Italy, Dossier Statistico Immigrazione – Statistical Dossier
on Immigration, together with other publications and events. On the new website ( everyone can find not only detailed information on all
events promoted by IDOS or where IDOS is called to intervene (meetings, conferences, seminars, courses, interviews and other training and/or sensitization activities), but also news and updates useful for operators and researchers, original reports edited by IDOS network of local researchers, press releases, socio-statistical tables and summaries, videos, graphics (all things that can be downloaded or pressed) concerning studies and publications annually edited by IDOS. What’s absolute new is that for the first time everyone can buy online all IDOS publications, both in paper format and – at a lower price – in digital format (pdf), through a fast, easy and sure online system of payment and invoice. In particolar, for every main annual report (Dossier Statistico Immigrazione – Statistical Dossier on Immigration, Osservatorio Romano sulle Migrazioni – Roman Observatory on Migrations, Rapporto Immigrazione e Imprenditoria – Report on Immigration and Entrepreneurship, etc.), it’s available for sale both the entire book and – separately purchasable in electronic format only – every single thematic chapter and the final addendum of statistical tables. Many other monographic publications, periodically edited by IDOS in collaboration with – or for commission of – some private or institutional bodies, are also available in addiction to such a rich archive of annual reports.

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Centre for Child Protection: Course Graduation Ceremony

Posted by fidest press agency su giovedì, 7 febbraio 2019

Roma Febraury 13th, 2019 Pontifical Gregorian University Piazza della Pilotta 4, The Centre for Child Protection CCP is organising an event and ceremony for the graduation of the 4th class of Diploma students.
The event will take place on Wednesday 13th February 2019, at the Pontifical Gregorian University, starting at 9.30 with a Holy Mass.Subsequently, Marta Santos Pais, UN Special Representative on Violence against Children, will give a keynote speech in Room C008, followed by the graduates’ presentations and an official graduation ceremony.
9:30 – Holy Mass presided by Fr. Nuno da Silva Gonçalves, SJ, Rector of the Pontifical Gregorian University (Chapel, 2nd floor).
10:30 – Making zero the world’s favourite number: zero violence against children
Marta Santos Pais, UN Special Representative on Violence against Children
Presentations by Graduates’ and Graduation Ceremony. (C008, Ground floor)
12:00 – Press Conference (C008, Ground floor) with Marta Santos Pais and Hans Zollner SJ; students may be available for interviews on the Diploma course.

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L&T Technology Services Unveils Digital Engineering Centre in Gothenburg, Sweden

Posted by fidest press agency su venerdì, 2 novembre 2018

L&T Technology Services Limited (NSE: LTTS), a leading global pure-play engineering services company, today announced the inauguration of its Digital Engineering Centre in Gothenburg, Sweden. Located in the Lindholm Science Park, the Centre will act as a near shore development facility for LTTS’ customers in the region, providing proximity and support to their agile transformation initiatives.L&T Technology Services has been the engineering partner of choice for several major brands in the Nordic region for over a decade. LTTS has worked on new age technology development and digital engineering programs for industry majors such as Volvo Cars and Scania. Under its GLOCAL strategy and to support its ongoing growth in the region, LTTS is expanding its local presence in Sweden to serve its Nordic customers better in their digital journey.The Digital Engineering Centre in Gothenburg will act as a center of excellence for LTTS’ operations across areas such as automotive and digital technologies. The center will also develop technologies for industry verticals and clients outside the automotive industry. LTTS has already set up a development centre in Stockholm; the company is now expanding its footprint in Gothenburg to serve a wide range of industries.

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Dimension Data inaugura il proprio primo Client Innovation Centre in Australia

Posted by fidest press agency su mercoledì, 8 agosto 2018

Sydney. Dimension Data, leader globale da 8 miliardi di dollari nella progettazione, ottimizzazione e gestione degli evolutivi ambienti tecnologici moderni, ha aperto il primo Client Innovation Centre (CIC) per offrire alle organizzazioni Australiane l’accesso alla più moderna innovazione tecnologica e nuove opportunità di collaborazione.Il Centro, sito all’interno della sede centrale australiana di Dimension Data a Darling Park Sydney, presenta una serie di tecnologie e soluzioni sviluppate congiuntamente dal Gruppo NTT e dalla più ampia comunità di aziende, enti governativi e accademici Australiani. Dimension Data prevede che il CIC porterà alla creazione di 150-200 nuovi ruoli aziendali, contribuirà all’innovazione tecnologica Australiana e a diffondere nuove opportunità nei prossimi 2-3 anni.
Dimension Data, sussidiaria del Gruppo NTT, è una delle principali aziende globali nel fornire soluzioni di elevata qualità ai clienti in Australia e nel mondo. Dimension Data sta collaborando con NTT – che investe circa 2 miliardi di dollari all’anno in Ricerca&Sviluppo – per portare la migliore ricerca e innovazione in Australia da introdurre sul mercato insieme alle organizzazioni locali, come la Deakin University e la Western Sydney University.
Steve Nola, CEO di Dimension Data Australia, ha affermato: “Il nostro nuovo Client Innovation Centre aiuterà ad accelerare la digital transformation in tutta l’Australia e trasformerà l’”arte del possibile” in realtà, adesso e in futuro. La possibilità di attingere alla ricchezza di risorse innovative della R&S di NTT, ci consentirà di adattare e commercializzare le più avanzate soluzioni tecnologiche che aiuteranno le organizzazioni Australiane a risolvere problematiche cruciali e a creare valore per gli anni a venire.”
Fondata nel 1983, oggi Dimension Data è un leader globale da 8 miliardi di dollari nella progettazione, gestione e ottimizzazione degli attuali ambienti tecnologici mutevoli per consentire ai propri clienti di sfruttare i dati dell’era digitale, trasformarli in informazioni e ottenere una visione chiara.Con sede a Johannesburg e 28.000 dipendenti in 46 paesi, Dimension Data riunisce la migliore tecnologia al mondo offerta dai leader di mercato e dagli innovatori di nicchia – dai servizi di consulenza, tecnologici e di supporto fino a servizi completamente gestiti.

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The European Journalism Centre announces 13 development reporting grant winners

Posted by fidest press agency su sabato, 19 novembre 2016

European Journalist centreThe European Journalism Centre (EJC) is proud to announce the winners of the eighth round of the Innovation in Development Reporting (IDR) Grant Programme. A combined total of more than €245,000 will be awarded to thirteen journalistic projects that advance development reporting and bring innovative storytelling on global development to a wider public.The final winners were selected during a meeting of the IDR Grant Programme Advisory Council, consisting of senior international journalists. The projects that are eligible for funding will be greenlighted upon signature of a legal contract.The awarded projects have received endorsement from significant media outlets located in France, Germany, Italy, Spain, the Netherlands, Sweden, the United Kingdom and many other countries. The winning projects touch upon multiple development issues, such as challenges faced by children in Central African Republic; European development funds spent on migration programmes in Africa; the impact of “low-fee” schools in Africa; the large-scale use of drones in Africa; the role of women garment workers in the economic and social stability of Bangladesh.The winners were chosen because of their solid story ideas and innovative multi-platform approaches, operating on the crossroads between investigative, data-driven and visual journalism. To convey complex development stories in engaging ways, the winning projects will make use of web-documentaries, graphic journalism, 360 degrees videos, virtual reality, etc. In addition, the Advisory Council applauded the synergy between the proposed formats of many applicants, as this strengthens the impact of their stories on the audience.The winners will join a boot camp training on 11-13 December, in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, where they will meet fellow grantees and learn from top-level media practitioners. They will work on the development of their stories, learn about leveraging multimedia storytelling techniques and develop publication strategies aimed at achieving the best possible public impact. As part of the programme, the winners will also attend the News Impact Summit “Emotions and Digital Storytelling” organised by the European Journalism Centre in cooperation with the Google News Lab.The eighth call for applications ran between 3 March 2016 and 7 September 2016. In total, 166 applications were received.

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CIGI secures rank amongst top think tanks worldwide

Posted by fidest press agency su mercoledì, 3 febbraio 2016

Waterloo, OntarioWaterloo, Ontario The Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI), a world leading think tank with recognized impact on some of the world’s most pressing issues, is pleased to report on its latest standings amongst the world’s best think tanks, reflecting it’s growing reach in key areas of global governance.The 2015 Global Go To Think Tank Index Report, officially released on January 29, 2016, ranks CIGI
38th among Top Think Tanks Worldwide, an increase of five positions since the previous year;
30th, up from 38 in 2014, among top non-US think tanks worldwide; and
5th, up two spots, among top think tanks in Mexico and Canada.
CIGI was also listed as one of the top think tanks internationally to watch in 2016 and best independent think tanks internationally.
In a year in which it embarked on a “digital first” strategic approach to global information sharing and engagement, CIGI received 36th for Best Use of Social Networks and 31st for Think Tanks with the Best Use of the Internet in the global think tank rankings.CIGI also established itself in a number of new categories. In categories of research, CIGI garnered several notable distinctions that highlights its growing impact in key areas of global governance, with the following rankings:
36th among Top International Development Think Tanks
38th among Top Science and Technology Think Tanks
66th among Top International Economics Think Tanks
66th among Top International Economics Think Tanks
88th among Top Defense and National Security
83rd among Top Environment Policy Think Tanks
87th among Top Foreign Policy and International Affairs Think Tanks
Additionally, CIGI was ranked 12th for Best Policy Study-Report Produced by a Think Tank 2015 for its report on “The Impact of the Dark Web on Internet Governance”. The CIGI report is available online at:
In areas reflecting corporate and operational excellence, CIGI captured positions in several categories:
18th for Best Institutional Collaboration Involving Two or More Think Tanks
21st for Best Quality Assurance and Integrity Policies and Procedures
30th for Top Transparency and Good Governance Think Tanks
Produced by the Think Tanks and Civil Societies Program (TTCSP) at the Lauder Institute of the University of Pennsylvania, the Global Go To Think Tanks Report is a comprehensive ranking of the world’s top think tanks. The TTCSP conducts research on the role policy institutes play in governments and in civil societies around the world.
The Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) is an independent, non-partisan think tank on international governance. Led by experienced practitioners and distinguished academics, CIGI supports research, forms networks, advances policy debate and generates ideas for multilateral governance improvements. Conducting an active agenda of research, events and publications, CIGI’s interdisciplinary work includes collaboration with policy, business and academic communities around the world. CIGI was founded in 2001 by Jim Balsillie, then co-CEO of Research In Motion (BlackBerry), and collaborates with and gratefully acknowledges support from a number of strategic partners, in particular the Government of Canada and the Government of Ontario.

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Louis Theroux a Los Angeles: lotta per la vita

Posted by fidest press agency su giovedì, 4 settembre 2014

Louis Theroux 1Lunedì 6 ottobre, ore 22:00 Louis si reca al Cedars Sinai Medical Centre di Los Angeles, l’ospedale migliore della città, per capire quale sia il rapporto degli americani con la morte. Un dato è certo: in America si spende un’enorme quantità di soldi per trattamenti che riguardano gli ultimi anni di vita. Louis segue le storie di tre pazienti mentre lottano contro condizioni che sembrano terminali. Devono accettare l’inevitabile cercando di morire nel modo più dignitoso possibile? O devono continuare a lottare tentando ogni cura – indipendentemente dalle chance di ottenere un risultato positivo o dagli effetti collaterali? Sembrerebbe che si propenda più per la seconda soluzione, considerato l’ammontare di denaro che il sistema sanitario americano continua a spendere in trattamenti che sono i pazienti a richiedere. Grazie a una straordinaria vicinanza ai pazienti e alle loro famiglie, Louis riuscirà a cogliere ogni aspetto della loro lotta e, almeno in un caso, sarà testimone di un’incredibile svolta.

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Canadian Cultural Centre

Posted by fidest press agency su sabato, 19 settembre 2009

Paris – France 5, rue de Constantine Canadian Cultural Centre. The Canadian Cultural Centre presents Unmasking : Arthur Renwick,  Adrian Stimson, Jeff Thomas, an exhibition organized for “Photoquai”  , the New World Visual Arts biennale of the Quai Branly museum in  Paris.  The photographic works of Arthur Renwick, Adrian Stimson, and Jeff  Thomas are diverse, and to varying degrees, confrontational  expressions of First Nations identity. Unmasking explores their  individual strategies, which can be gentle, campy, or whimsical,  while creating conversations between contemporary art, mass culture,  and representations of the past. All three artists use staging, or posing, of the human subject,  referring directly or obliquely to photographic documents, such as  Edward S. Curtis’s monumental and flawed The North American Indian,  as well as stereotypical three-dimensional objects, ranging from  sculptures to toys. All three also look to the built environment and  the landscape for vestiges of First Nations representation and still  active systems of belief. Every work in Unmasking carries signs of  rupture in the historical account – signs that draw out specific  histories and contemporary realities. Their mises-en-scène and  performances are based on sound research and deep understanding of  cultural traditions, while firmly implanted in the present. Their  images powerfully state: we are here now; recognize us; acknowledge  us; deal with us.  The exhibition has been organized by independent curators Martha  Langford and Sherry Farrell Racette for the Canadian Cultural Centre,  within the context of Photoquai – Renwick, Stimson, and Thomas are featured in the 2009 edition.

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