Published on November 28th, 2015

In October, the EU Commission approved state subsidies for the financing of the construction of the Hinkley Point nuclear power plant in the UK (the above…Read more

Published on August 11th, 2015

Geneva, August 10, 2015 – Lombard Odier Investment Managers (LOIM), the institutional asset management arm of Lombard Odier Group, has appointed an Insurance Linked Strategies (ILS)…Read more

Published on August 4th, 2015

Geneva, July 31, 2015 – Results from an interim analysis of the Guinea Phase III efficacy vaccine trial show that VSV-EBOV (Merck, Sharp & Dohme) is…Read more

Published on June 6th, 2015

GENEVA, May 28, 2015 – Eliminating the illicit trade in tobacco would generate an annual tax windfall of US$ 31 billion for governments, improve public health,…Read more

Published on June 6th, 2015

Brussels, 29 May 2015 – Public support for the European Union’s humanitarian aid has gone up in spite of the economic crisis. Nine out of 10…Read more

Published on March 15th, 2015

March 15, 2015, SENDAI, JAPAN – This weekend, the Third UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction has opened in Sendai, Japan, in the presence of their…Read more

Published on January 10th, 2015

Ulrich Beck, one of the most cited sociologists in recent decades, has died at the age of 70 years on January 1, 2015. Beck, who died…Read more

Published on January 10th, 2015

The German Cabinet passed recently a bill that aims to ensure a better protection of computer systems of hospitals, banks and utilities against attacks. German law…Read more

Published on November 28th, 2014

In October 2012, in the aftermath of the earthquake in the Italian town of L’Aquila (above picture: a destroyed church), in which more than 300 people…Read more

Published on November 28th, 2014

A new report released in October 2014 by Insignia Communications, a reputation management consultancy, calls on communicators to urgently re-evaluate their crisis management planning to address…Read more

Published on September 6th, 2014

COLMAR, France – On Thursday, September 4, 2014, a French court ruled two-months suspended prison sentences on 55 Greenpeace activists from 20 countries. Last March, the…Read more

Published on September 6th, 2014

DAVOS, Switzerland, August 28, 2014 – During the 5th International Disaster and Risk Conference IDRC Davos 2014 which concluded on Thursday, 28 August 2014, the 2014…Read more

Published on August 1st, 2014

Geneva, July 2014 – Report of the World Health Organisation – This contribution is based on a WHO news update dated July 27 and on recent media…Read more

Published on August 1st, 2014

Geneva, July 2014 – In a joint press release of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), the International Air Transport Association (IATA), Airports Council International (ACI)…Read more