Imperial Valley News
Washington, DC - The State Department welcomes Hilton Worldwide as the newest Partner of the Global Equality Fund. As the first hospitality company to partner with the Global Equality Fund, Hilton Worldwide joins a strong and diverse alliance of like-minded governments, foundations, and corporations dedicated to advancing the human rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) persons globally.
Sacramento, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the following appointments.
Washington, DC - The U.S. Department of State is proud to launch Global Partnerships Week 2015 (GPW), March 9–15, 2015, which celebrates the critical role public-private partnerships play in promoting diplomacy and development around the world.
Washington, DC - Secretary of State John Kerry will travel to Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, on March 12 to attend the Egypt Economic Development Conference. While in Sharm el-Sheikh, Secretary Kerry will also meet with President al-Sisi and other senior Egyptian leaders to discuss a range of bilateral and global issues, including Coalition efforts against ISIL, the situation in Libya, and the ongoing crisis in Syria. Other meetings may be added.
Sacramento, California - The UN has declared 2015 as the International Year of Soils. What is soil? Well, it’s simple - minerals derived from weathered rocks; and organic materials derived from living and dead organisms. Soil is also complex - it’s the “skin of the earth” that supports all forms of terrestrial life, including our homes, our food and our oxygen-giving plants.
Washington, DC - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved the ResQCPR System, a system of two devices for first responders to use while performing cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) on people whose hearts stop beating (cardiac arrest). The devices may improve the patient’s chances of surviving cardiac arrest.