Monthly Archives: October 2011

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The 2011 Sustainable Disaster Relief Housing Conference is happening TODAY in Ottawa, Ontario Canada

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The 2011 Sustainable Disaster Relief Housing Conference will bring experts in the field from around the world during a day and a half of presentations and an exhibition showcase to discuss swift and durable construction solutions in support of disaster … Continue reading

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Terminology Tuesday – Campaigns

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As we get closer to the big event in January, we realize that some of our partners and friends may not be familiar with some of the terminology used in discussing Invent for Humanity and Intellectual Property issues. Introducing Terminology Tuesday – … Continue reading

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Today is both World Development Information Day AND United Nations Day

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From UN.org “The General Assembly in 1972 instituted World Development Information Day to draw the attention of world public opinion to development problems and the need to strengthen international cooperation to solve them.The Assembly decided that the date for the … Continue reading

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6-month heads up! The Global Health & Innovation Conference is April 21 & 22 2012

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We’re telling you six months in advance, so mark your calendars (get a lower registration rate if you register by October 31st)! Held April 21 & 22 at Yale University, New Haven Connecticut, the Global Health & Innovation Conference is … Continue reading

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Featured Interview with Luis Moreau, a new Invent for Humanity Fellow

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Luis Moreau is a unique and diverse individual with an even more interesting background. Luis is a trained Venezuelan lawyer with a Masters of Law from Chicago-Kent College of Law and Masters in Business Administration from Spain. Luis has focused … Continue reading

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Terminology Tuesday – Ecosystem for Impact

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As we get closer to the big event in January, we realize that some of our partners and friends may not be familiar with some of the terminology used in discussing Invent for Humanity and Intellectual Property issues. Introducing Terminology Tuesday – … Continue reading

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Today is the International day for the Eradication of Poverty

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According to World Bank, 1.37 billion people live on less than $1.25 a day, and 2.56 billion live on less than $2 a day. Moreover, 5.05 billion people (more than 80 percent of the world’s population) live on less than … Continue reading

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Celebrate International Day of Rural Women with Invent for Humanity, Kopernik & Q Drum

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The International Day of Rural Women creates awareness of the importance of women in rural communities where they are often the sole gathers of food and water and the challenges that they face in these responsibilities. Invent for Humanity is … Continue reading

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October 13th is the International Day for Disaster Reduction

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The UN has declared October 13th as the International Day for Disaster Reduction. The goal of this day is to raise awareness and commitment for sustainable development practices that will increase safety and wellness of citizens and reduce the risk of … Continue reading

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World Sight Day- Appropriate Technology is the Answer to Providing Vision to the World’s Poor

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Today is World Sight Day. According to the World Health Organization World Sight Day is annual day of awareness to focus global attention on blindness, visual impairment and rehabilitation of the visually impaired.  In developing countries there are very few if … Continue reading

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