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The Year of Micro-Multinational Entrepreneurs

In 2014, over 190,000 US entrepreneurs and small businesses exported to consumers on at least four continents. That is an absolutely astounding figure when you consider that the US Commerce Department reports that less than 1 percent of all businesses in America export. For the first time in history, nearly ... Read More »

UN Young professionals programme

What is the UN Young Professionals Programme? The Young Professionals Programme (YPP) is a recruitment initiative for talented, highly qualified professionals to start a career as an international civil servant with the United Nations Secretariat. It consists of an entrance examination and professional development programmes once successful candidates start their ... Read More »

The 2016 Sony World Photography Awards

The 2016 Sony World Photography Awards are now open for entries. Enter the world’s largest and one of the most respected photography awards for free today. Click below to enter and find out more about competitions: Professional competition  Open competition  Youth competition  National Awards  Student Focus  About the Awards: The ... Read More »

Global Summit on Childhood – 2016

Global Summit on Childhood - 2016

Pura Vida! Costa Ricans (who call themselves Ticos and Ticas) are some of the happiest people on Earth. The Nicoya Peninsula of Costa Rica has been identified as a blue zone, where people live measurably longer lives. Pura vida, a typical Costa Rican phrase, means pure life or “this is ... Read More »

Essay contest: The Fountain Magazine

Essay contest: The Fountain Magazine

THE DEFINING THEME OF OUR AGE How do you think history will record the 21st century? Throughout human history, different periods have been captured by a defining theme: the Dark Ages… the Industrial Age… the Nuclear Age… the Information Age… the Space Age, etc. What do you think the theme ... Read More »