Abu Dhabi Wins Bid to Host United Nations Industrial Development Organization General Conference in 2019  |  GLOBE4SDGs | UAE

His Highness Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs & International Cooperation, affirmed the UAE’s commitment to enabling inclusive and sustainable industrial development as a catalyst for economic and social prosperity, and commented on the occasion: “Selecting Abu Dhabi to host the 18th UNIDO General Conference reflects the international recognition of the UAE’s significant role in supporting the global industrial sector to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals of the United Nations. The UAE remains a pioneer in the Fourth Industrial Revolution and continues to bridge and connect civilisations between the East and West. Through its partnership with UNIDO in the Global Manufacturing and Industrialisation Summit, the UAE is well-positioned to play a strategic role in shaping the future of the global manufacturing sector.”

Source: Abu Dhabi Wins Bid to Host United Nations Industrial Development Organization General Conference in 2019

Embracing sustainable development goals through creative arts | GLOBE4SDGs | Malta

Esplora Interactive Science Centre, a department within the Malta Council for Science and Technology, has announced the start of a three-year Erasmus+ project ‘C-SDGs; Embracing the Sustainable Development Goals through Creative Arts’.

Source: Embracing sustainable development goals through creative arts

General Drones carries out the first rescues in Europe using auxdron lifeguard, the first drone designed by and for maritime rescue. | Sagunto, Valencia

We have seen these drones in action. Congrats.==> General Drones carries out the first rescues in Europe using auxdron lifeguard, the first drone designed by and for maritime rescue.

In Puerto De Sagunto Beach, Spain, a drone made a rescue that saved a woman from drowning, being trapped in a hangover stream. This unmanned aerial vehicle is auxdron lifeguard, rescue drone, manufactured by general drones, designed specifically to serve as a search and rescue device, thanks to its water-resistant structure and its interchangeable modular payload, in this case to include two devices Automatic Float.


Blair Athol Distillery in Pitlochry, Scotland

The Courtyard at Blair Athol Distillery
The Courtyard at Blair Athol Distillery

Blair Athol Distillery stands at the southern end Pitlochry, on the uphill side of the road just as you drive into this bustling town from the main A9. It is worth noting immediately that the distillery is not, as you might imagine from the name, in the slightly differently spelled village of Blair Atholl, six miles to the north west.

Visit: https://www.undiscoveredscotland.co.uk/pitlochry/blairathol/index.html

Innovative uses of drones in advertising and rescue. #drones #creativedrones



On June 8, Valencia, Spain was a European point of reference in robotics innovation applied to the Creative Industries. The Universitat Politècnica de València and the Principe Felipe Science Museum gathered experts from the Creative Industries, robotics and drone piloting. Web: http://airt.webs.upv.es/workshop

How drones are being used for creative and business projects?. Check General Drones to see how rescue drones are being used in beaches to save lives. https://www.facebook.com/generaldrones/

Here is a sample of drones being used in advertising photography by photographer Alberto Pomares.

Link: https://outdoorsuniversity.wordpress.com/2018/06/09/drones-in-morrocoy-venezuela-alberto-pomares/

The Steel Industry in Port Sagunto, Valencia, Spain | Dr. Jose G. Lepervanche |Global Learning Adventures

Global Learning Adventures in Port Sagunto, Valencia, Spain. Blast Furnace Nº.2 is the only surviving blast furnace tower of the three that were in operation at the height of the steel industry’s activity in Puerto de Sagunto. The structure, which is 64 metres high, was built in 1922 and rebuilt in the 1960s. Operating at 1000 degrees centigrade, it was used to create the steel and iron that was employed in the large construction projects of the 20th-century, such as the building known as the “finca de hierro” in Valencia, the Windsor building in Madrid, the Telefonica building in Seville and the Seat factory in Barcelona. Following its restoration, it received the Europa Nostra 2012 (European Union Prize for Cultural Heritage) Award. Visitors to the furnace tower can discover how it worked and find out about the steel-making industry that gave rise to the Port of Sagunto. (http://www.valenciaturisme.org/en/municipio/sagunto)

Video Link: https://youtu.be/rTy_OXkqMPw

Keywords: Steel Industry, Supply Chain, Logistics, International Business


Nobel Peace Prize 2017 | International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons – ICAN

“It is a great honour to have been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for 2017 in recognition of our role in achieving the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons. This historic agreement, adopted on 7 July with the backing of 122 nations, offers a powerful, much-needed alternative to a world in which threats of mass destruction are allowed to prevail and, indeed, are escalating.

The International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) is a coalition of non-governmental organizations in one hundred countries. By harnessing the power of the people, we have worked to bring an end to the most destructive weapon ever created – the only weapon that poses an existential threat to all humanity.

This prize is a tribute to the tireless efforts of many millions of campaigners and concerned citizens worldwide who, ever since the dawn of the atomic age, have loudly protested nuclear weapons, insisting that they can serve no legitimate purpose and must be forever banished from the face of our earth.

It is a tribute also to the survivors of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki – the hibakusha – and victims of nuclear test explosions around the world, whose searing testimonies and unstinting advocacy were instrumental in securing this landmark agreement.”

More in Source: Nobel Peace Prize 2017 | ICAN

Spain Everywhere, España en todo el mundo | MARCA ESPAÑA

Promotional video of Marca España for 2017, made by TVE, which shows the important presence of Spain and the Spanish in the world. Through its culture, its customs, its gastronomy, its art, its companies, its tradition, its ingenuity, its talent, its solidarity and, of course, its innovation and technology, Spain is key in the daily life of millions of people Worldwide. This story is precisely an audiovisual tour of the places on the planet where our country has left its mark and shows that Spain is in the whole world, Spain Everywhere.

Vídeo de promoción de Marca España para 2017, realizado por TVE, que pone de manifiesto la importante presencia de España y los españoles en el mundo. A través de su cultura, sus costumbres, su gastronomía, su arte, sus empresas, su tradición, su ingenio, su talento, su solidaridad y, por supuesto, su innovación y tecnología, España es clave en la vida cotidiana de millones de personas en todo el mundo. Este relato es, precisamente, un recorrido audiovisual por los lugares del planeta en el que nuestro país ha ido dejando su huella y que demuestra que España está en todo el mundo, Spain Everywhere.

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