Carnegie Council Opens Registration for Global Ethics Day Keynote Event on October 18

Join the free virtual event and plan your own Global Ethics Day 2023 activations

New York, Sept. 18, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs has opened registration for its 2023 Global Ethics Day keynote event, “Unlocking Cooperation,” taking place on October 18 at 12:00pm ET. Featuring a panel discussion led by Carnegie Council President Joel Rosenthal, the free-to-attend virtual event will examine the psychology of cooperation and its potential to address global-scale challenges. Together, the panelists will explore how we might motivate individuals to act more cooperatively and discuss how multilateral cooperation can help tackle shared challenges from climate change to AI to political violence.

Register for Global Ethics Day keynote event: “Unlocking Cooperation”

In addition to attending the keynote event, individuals and organizations from around the world are encouraged to plan their own Global Ethics Day activations. For guidance and tools on how to participate, please visit the Global Ethics Day 2023 site to access key messages, a social media toolkit, and other resources. Activities may include debates, panels, social media campaigns, articles/blogs, pop-up events, and so much more. See examples of past activations here.

Access Global Ethics Day Resources

Remember to share your activations online using #GlobalEthicsDay. Participants are also encouraged to share their Global Ethics Day plans with Carnegie Council via an online contact form for a chance to be featured on the Council’s social media platforms and Global Ethics Day materials. Stay up to date on the latest Global Ethics Day news by subscribing to the Carnegie Ethics Newsletter and following Carnegie Council on LinkedIn, Instagram, Threads, X, and Facebook.

About Carnegie Council   

Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs is an independent nonprofit that works to empower ethics globally by identifying and addressing the most critical ethical issues of today and tomorrow. Founded by Andrew Carnegie over a century ago, we set the global ethical agenda and work for an ethical future by convening leading experts, building active communities, producing agenda-setting resources, and catalyzing the creation of ethical solutions to global problems. Join us in using the power of ethics to build a better world. Carnegie Council is a nonprofit 501(c) (3) institution. For more information, please visit CarnegieCouncil.orgsubscribe to “Carnegie Council” wherever you get your podcasts, and engage with us on LinkedInYouTubeX, Instagram, Facebook, and Threads.  

Noha Mahmoud
Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs
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Axi launches Axi Select, a pioneering all-inclusive capital allocation programme offering skilled traders funding of up to $1,000,000 USD

Axi Select

xi Select Campaign

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SYDNEY, Australia, Sept. 18, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Axi a leading global Forex and CFD broker has announced the launch of Axi Select, a groundbreaking capital allocation programme. The programme is specifically crafted to empower traders by offering them a pathway to access capital funding up to $1,000,000 USD and facilitating their progression into professional trading. Setting a new precedent within the industry, Axi Select offers traders the exceptional advantage to join the program with zero registration fees, as well as the opportunity to earn up to 90% of their profits.

Greg Rubin, Head of Axi Select

Greg Rubin, Head of Axi Select

Greg Rubin, Head of Axi Select, says: “Through the introduction of Axi Select, our innovative capital allocation programme, we aim to provide an opportunity for traders to forge long and successful careers, empowering them to realize their lifelong aspirations of becoming professional traders. Our comprehensive programme provides the capital, support, and resources necessary for traders to thrive in the dynamic world of trading. We are committed to fuelling their passion, driving their success, and providing unwavering support as they navigate towards achieving their goals.” The programme offers a range of notable features, including unrestricted trading conditions, the Edge score which allows traders to fine-tune their strategies and enhance their trading performance, and an exclusive trading room which serves as a dedicated hub, offering real-time market updates and curated educational content.

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The Axi Select programme is only available to clients of AxiTrader Limited. CFDs carry a high risk of investment loss. This content is not available for AU, NZ, and UK clients. For more information, refer to our Terms of Service. Other Fees may apply.

Click here to watch the Axi Select fireside chat

Talking about Axi Select, Louis Cooper, Chief Commercial Officer at Axi, says “At Axi, we take pride in being a brand that consistently brings the edge to life for our customers. Our revolutionary new offering, Axi Select, is the first-of-its-kind among brokers and another true reflection of our brand promise. We have previously allocated $39M to traders in previous programmes and enabled several traders break out into pro trading status. With Axi Select, we will deliver unparalleled opportunities to our traders whilst both redefining the boundaries of what’s possible in trading and reshaping the evolution of the financial industry.”

Axi offers a streamlined process to participate in Axi Select – with no signup or membership fees, traders can effortlessly submit their application and start trading. Upon achieving a designated Edge Score, traders can start to secure capital funding of up to $1,000,000 USD.

With Axi Select access funds of up to $1,000,000

With Axi Select access funds of up to $1,000,000

[LEARN MORE AND JOIN AXI SELECT]

The Axi Select programme is only available to clients of AxiTrader Limited. CFDs carry a high risk of investment loss. This content is not available for AU, NZ, and UK clients. For more information, refer to our Terms of Service. Other Fees may apply.

Click here to watch the Axi Select fireside chat

About Axi

Axi is a global online FX and CFD trading company, trusted by thousands of ambitious customers in 100+ countries around the world. We help all types of traders, trading businesses, banks and financial organizations find the edge they need to achieve their financial goals through informed transactions made on the world’s financial markets. Axi offers a wide range of assets including CFDs for several asset classes including Forex, Shares, Gold, Silver, Oil, Coffee, Indices, and other commodities.

At Axi, we are proud of our reputation as an honest, fair, and trusted broker. Our many awards and ‘Great’ Trustpilot reviews prove we have earned the confidence of customers who value our outstanding service, fast execution, secure payments, segregated funds, and easy withdrawals.

For further enquiries contact service@axi.com

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Climate action and sustainable development are in the spotlight at UNGA

A week of high-profile events lies ahead as the 78th high-level session of the UN General Assembly kicks off in New York.

World leaders, policymakers and civil society actors will assess progress on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and push for greater action to tackle climate change. Secretary-General Prof. Petteri Taalas leads the WMO delegation.

“We have to start bending this emission growth curve as a matter of urgency and we have to get rid of coal, oil and natural gas. And we have to stop deforestation, especially in Amazonian and Central African region,” Prof. Taalas said in a video interview with the Climate Group.

“The prices of solar and green energy, and the prices of batteries are dropping. And its more attractive to invest in solar and wind energy,” said Prof. Taalas. The video, Facing the New Reality, was broadcast at the start of the New York Climate Week – which coincides with the General Assembly.

A high-level meeting on the Goals, known by the shorthand ‘SDG Summit’, is set for 18-19 September. The gathering aims to revitalize action for the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, which set 2030 as the deadline for realizing the Goals. At the midway point, with the world far off-track from doing so, hopes are high that the Summit’s Political Declaration will rekindle the world’s ambition.

Leaders adopted a decisive, action-oriented political declaration at the Summit, highlighting their collective commitment to build a sustainable, inclusive and prosperous world by 2030.

“The SDGs aren’t just a list of goals. They carry the hopes, dreams, rights and expectations of people everywhere,” said UN Secretary-General António Guterres. “Yet today, only 15 per cent of the targets are on track. Many are going in reverse. Instead of leaving no one behind, we risk leaving the SDGs behind.”

Tens of millions have fallen into poverty since 2020. Over 110 million people are forcibly displaced. Inequalities have worsened, strikingly so for women and girls. Many governments are forced to choose between debt payments and investing in healthcare and education. The climate emergency is wreaking havoc on lives and livelihoods. Developing countries and the world’s most vulnerable people continue to bear the brunt of these crises.

A new multi-agency United in Science report said that the planet is far off track from meeting its climate goals. This undermines global efforts to tackle hunger, poverty and ill-health, improve access to clean water and energy and many other aspects of sustainable development.

The report, coordinated by WMO, makes a systematic examination of the impact of climate change and extreme weather on the goals. It illustrates how weather, climate and water-related sciences can advance aims such as food and water security, clean energy, better health, sustainable oceans and resilient cities.

“Science is central to solutions. It is widely understood that weather, climate, and water-related sciences provide the underpinnings for climate action. But it is less recognized how these sciences can supercharge progress on the SDGs across the board,” António Guterres writes in the foreword.

Lauren Stuart, WMO Scientific Officer, presented the findings of the report at the science and academic segment of the SDG Action Weekend on 16 September. WMO also participated in the Climate and SDG Synergies session, highlighting the need for better water information and management to help mitigate climate change.

Mr Guterres has convened the Climate Ambition Summit on September 20 to bring together leaders in the realms of government, business, finance, local authorities, and civil society considered “first movers and doers”.

These leaders are recognized for their credible actions, policies, and plans aimed at upholding the 1.5°C degree goal outlined in the Paris Agreement. Their efforts also focus on delivering climate justice to those individuals and communities on the front lines of the climate crisis.

The global Early Warnings for All initiative will be in the spotlight at the Climate Ambition Summit, which will seek to galvanize financial and political support to achieve the goal to reach every person on Earth with early warning systems by the end of 2027.

The urgency of climate action has been underlined by the spate of extreme weather events, including the deadly flooding in Libya which claimed thousands of lives. Earth just had the hottest three months on record, and there is particular alarm over the high sea surface temperatures and record low Antarctic sea ice extent.

Source: World Meteorological Organization

Somali President reshuffles army leadership, promotes new commander

President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud has announced a major shake-up in the Somali National Army, appointing new leaders and promoting a senior officer. In a presidential decree issued on Monday, Mohamud named Brigadier General Madey Nurey Sheikh as the Deputy Commander of the army and Brigadier General Dayah Abdi Abdulle as the Commander of the Infantry. Abdulle, who was previously a Colonel, was also elevated to the rank of Brigadier General. The president praised the new appointees for their dedication and service to the nation, and urged them to work hard to restore peace and stability in the country. He also called on all Somalis, civilians and soldiers alike, to support the army and join the fight against the militant group Al-Shabaab, which has been waging a violent insurgency for over a decade. The president said that the government was committed to reforming and strengthening the security sector, and thanked the international partners for their assistance and cooperation.

Source: Somali National News Agency

Somali President Receives New EU Ambassador in Dhusamareeb

The President of the Federal Republic of Somalia, Mr. Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, received the credentials of the new EU Ambassador, Ms. Karin Johansson, in Dhusamareeb today.

The President, who is in Dhusamareeb to lead the fight against terrorism, welcomed the new Ambassador and expressed his appreciation for the EU’s support to Somalia, especially in the areas of eradicating the Khawarij and improving the security of the country.

The new EU Ambassador, Ms. Karin Johansson, congratulated the Somali government and people on the achievements made in the fight against the Khawarij, a term used to refer to extremist groups such as Al-Shabaab. She also shared with the President the efforts they will make to strengthen the relationship and cooperation between Somalia and the EU.

The two sides discussed various issues of mutual interest, including political, economic and social development, humanitarian assistance, regional stability and peacebuilding.

The President assured the Ambassador that the Federal Government of Somalia will work closely with them and facilitate the implementation of their diplomatic duties. He also invited the Ambassador to visit other parts of Somalia and witness the progress and challenges faced by the Somali people.

The EU is one of Somalia’s key partners and donors, providing humanitarian aid, development assistance, security sector reform and political dialogue. The EU has also been supporting the African Union Mission in Somalia (ATMIS), which is mandated to protect civilians and support the Somali security forces in their fight against terrorism.

Source: Somali National News Agency

Somali Minister of Internal Security Meets Saudi Minister of Interior

The Minister of Internal Security of the Federal Government of Somalia, Dr. Mohamed Ahmed Sheikh Ali met the Minister of Interior, Prince Abdulaziz bin Saud bin Naif bin Abdulaziz, in Jeddah at the ministry today.

During the meeting, they discussed ways to enhance security cooperation between the Somalian Ministry of Internal Security and the Saudi Ministry of Interior. They also discussed several topics of common interest.

Source: Somali National News Agency