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Broadway star Ashley Brown: "There is something about Christmas that makes you think about the past and be thankful for it"

Award-winning Broadway vocalist Ashley Brown joins Justin to talk about the CSO‘s production of “Merry, Merry Chicago!” which is running at the Symphony Center from December 15th-December 23rd. 106 more words

The Download

Sanity Stuck in Shredder

She walked carefully measuring her every step into the long narrow passage Her eyes darting across the lines bordering the tiles she was walking on. They are not equal! 12 more words

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CSO figures reveal Irish women are better educated than men

Latest census figures reveal that women in Ireland are better educated than men, as 43.2 percent of women aged 15 and over received third-level education in 2016 compared with 40.7 percent of men. 338 more words

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Journalists, CSOs criticise Saraki’s court order freezing Sahara Reporters’ bank accounts

An order of a Kwara State High Court which blocked bank accounts linked to an online media platform, Sahara Reporters, about four months ago has been criticised by a coalition of media and Civil Society Organisations, CSOs. 527 more words

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Unemployment rate falls to post-recession low

Unemployment in Ireland is at its lowest since before the economic crash of 2008, according to new data from the Central Statistics Office (CSO).

The latest figures from the CSO show that the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for October fell to 6 percent, down from 6.1 percent in September. 341 more words

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Role of CSOs in NRG in a restricted playing field

Interesting brief (here) from U4 on role of CSOs in natural resource governance in an increasingly restricted field.

I always thought Indonesia was fab on CSO freedoms – but not according to this brief “where Human Rights Watch reported in 2013 that legal restrictions on civil society have reduced organizations’ ability to oversee the multi-stakeholder Timber Legality Assurance System. 265 more words

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Irene Corpuz on addressing IT security skills gap and investment hurdles

Irene Corpuz, section head, Planning and IT Security, Western Region Municipality, Abu Dhabi, discusses why regional CISOs should focus on communicating IT security risks in a language that business leaders understand. 9 more words