20th anniversary of Children’s Houses: Icelandic practice of safe places for victims of sexual abuse that spread over Europe

The 20th anniversary of the Barnahus (Children’s House), a Council of Europe-promoted model of a child-friendly and safe environment for child victims of sexual abuse, is marked today at an event in Reykjavík, Iceland. The first Barnahus (Children’s House) was set up in Iceland in 1998. It brings under one roof ... Read More...

Machine translation service launched for EU Presidency

Language technology company Tilde has launched a machine translation tool for the 2015 Presidency of the Council of the European Union, unveiled last week in Riga, Latvia. The EU Presidency Translator was specially designed for use by international journalists and EU Member State delegates attending official events during the 2015 ... Read More...

Norway restricts oil technology exports to Russia

Norway is restricting its exports of high technology to Russia for oil operations in deep water or in Arctic areas, reports TUjobs.com. As part of a press release by the Norwegian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Børge Brende, the Norwegian Government will support the new restrictive measures against Russia outlined by the ... Read More...

Alison-Madueke’s convoy not involved in road accident

The Acting Group General Manager, Group Public Affairs Division of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, Mr. Fidel Pepple has described as untrue reports that the convoy of the Honourable Minister of Petroleum Resources and Chairperson of the Board of Directors of the NNPC, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke was involved in ... Read More...