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Turkish business women helped with mentoring
Mar09

Turkish business women helped with mentoring

Mentoring for Turkish women in business, launched in Ankara 5 March 2015. Photo: EBRD EU, EBRD and Turkey celebrated International Women’s Day with the launch of a mentoring service for women entrepreneurs. The initiative is part of a tripartite Finance and Advice for Women in Business Programme in Turkey, funded by the European Union, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development and Turkey. The mentoring launch in Ankara 5...

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‘Blair Inc.’ promises exposé of ex-premier profiting from post-Iraq business bonanza
Feb25

‘Blair Inc.’ promises exposé of ex-premier profiting from post-Iraq business bonanza

A new book on former British prime minister Tony Blair promises an exposé of the politician’s multimillion dollar business empire, built in the aftermath of his ardent support, whilst in power, of the US-led invasion of Iraq. Blair Inc. The Main Behind the Mask is presented by publisher John Blake as “an explosive investigation into the secret financial world of the former British Prime Minister. Beyond the reach of legal...

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EBRD backs Azeri book project
Feb05

EBRD backs Azeri book project

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development is aiding a book promotion and literary project in Azerbaijan alongside assistance from the European Union. EBRD’s Small Business Support (SBS) in Azerbaijan, funded by the European Union, has helped more than 800 companies in the country since its launch in 2003. The literary project is the brainchild of Nigyar Kocharli (photo) and centres on Ali and Nino, a book about romance...

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Nour Festival ’14: Ambassador Al-Radhi’s speech
Oct21

Nour Festival ’14: Ambassador Al-Radhi’s speech

Yemen is the lead sponsor of this year’s Nour Festival. In an address at the opening night at Kensington and Chelsea Town Hall on 20 October 2014, Ambassador Abdulla Ali Mohamed Al-Radhi said: It is a pleasure and an honour to be sharing Yemen’s culture with you on the opening night for Nour 2014. Nour festival has been doing a wonderful job of celebrating the varied and multi-layered cultures of the Middle East and North...

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Colette Bowe leads UK Banking Standards Review Council
Oct09

Colette Bowe leads UK Banking Standards Review Council

Dame Colette Bowe has been appointed chairman of the Banking Standards Review Council, an announcement on 9 October 2014 said. She will take up her role at the BSRC on 1 November. BSRC is a new body charged with promoting high standards across banks and building societies in the UK. The appointment followed a process involving an independent selection panel chaired by Mark Carney, governor of the Bank of England, and comprising the...

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