Columbia Sportswear Company Selects Adyen as its Payments Partner in the US and Globally

Adyen will power unified commerce payments for Columbia Sportswear Company and its brands including Columbia, Sorel, Mountain Hardwear, and prAna AMSTERDAM, Oct. 8, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Adyen (AMS: ADYEN), the global payments platform of choice for many of the world’s leading companies, announced today that it has been selected by Columbia Sportswear Company (CSC), a leader in the global active lifestyle apparel, footwear, accessories and equipment industry, as its primary…

South Sudan, Daily Labor Wage Rate (October 2020)

Following consultations among stakeholders, the Inter-Cluster Coordination Group (ICCG), Humanitarian Country Team (HCT), and humanitarian agencies recommended and endorsed below labor rates for different categories of casual workers inside protection of civilian sites (PoCs). The official UN exchange rate of 1 USD for the month of October is 164.201 SSP. CCCM Cluster communicates labor rate on the first day of every month to ensure consistent application and smooth implementation across…

South Sudan – Unity State Event Tracking Report: Mayom County, Unity State, 8 October 2020

On 10 September 2020, IOM’s Displacement Tracking Matrix joined an inter-agency flood assessment team in Mankien Town and Ruathnyibol to assess displacement dynamics, settlements and needs of flood affected populations. The floods displaced 3,015 individuals (425 households) in both locations. Direct observations and interviews with key informants indicate that the displaced population found refuge with host communities who were less affected by the floods. A section of the population did…

South Sudan — Jonglei State Event Tracking: Akobo County, 8 October 2020

DTM mapped four locations (neighbourhoods) of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) displaced by floods in Akobo County of Jonglei State on 15 September 2020 in coordination with other humanitarian partners and authorities. Persistent rainfall since early September 2020 coupled with the flooding of Akobo Lau and Ajwara rivers caused the displacement of 10,745 individuals (2,149 households) to four locations. The flood forced some to move to more elevated areas within the…

Guterres: UN working ‘relentlessly’ to advance women, peace and security agenda

Armed conflict has a disproportionate impact on women and girls – a key reason why women’s “full, equal and meaningful participation” in UN peacekeeping is such a priority, the Secretary-General said on Thursday.   At a virtual roundtable discussion on Women, Peace and Security (WPS) in peacekeeping, António Guterres drew attention to “landmark” Security Council Resolution 1325, which he called “foundational” to international peace.   Noting that October marks the…

UNODC Provides Ongoing Assistance to Eastern Africa Police Amidst COVID-19

Nairobi (Kenya), 8 October 2020 – Major threats to peace, security and development continue to affect East Africa, and have only been exacerbated by the onslaught of COVID-19.   Despite this challenge, the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) continues to support the Eastern Africa Police Chief Cooperation Organization (EAPCCO) by empowering regional law enforcement agencies as they combat transnational organized crimes, amidst the backdrop of a global…

Speakers Grapple with Terrorism’s Amorphous Nature, Lack of Clear Definition, as Sixth Committee Continues Debate on Global Threat

As the Sixth Committee (Legal) continued its debate on measures to eliminate international terrorism, speakers grappled with the amorphous nature of the global threat, highlighting how — absent a comprehensive international convention — defining and then taking appropriate measures to combat the phenomenon, which continues to defy categorization, remained challenging.  (For background, see Press Release GA/L/3614.) The representative of the United States stressed that Governments must not use counter‑terrorism measures as a…

‫بنك بروة يكشف النقاب عن علامته التجارية الجديدة تحت اسم “بنك دخان”

ويتطلع إلى أعمال مصرفية طموحة وتحول رقمي الدوحة، قطر8 أكتوبر / تشرين أول 2020/PRNewswire/ — في انطلاقة رحلة مصرفية جديدة، كشف بنك بروة، البنك الرائد في القطاع المصرفي في دولة قطر، عن هويته الجديدة تحت اسم “بنك دخان” وذلك في حفل مرئي خاص يوم 07 أكتوبر 2020 شهد حضور سعادة الشيخ عبدالله بن سعود آل ثاني محافظ مصرف قطر المركزي، سعادة الشيخ محمد بن حمد بن قاسم آل ثاني نائب المحافظ، وسعادة…