Save the Children Scales up Aid Delivery to Communities Devastated by Tsunami-Earthquake Disaster. Hundreds of desperate families in disaster-affected Sulawesi are today receiving life-saving relief from Save the Children’s national partner in Indonesia, which has distributed a new shipment of hygiene kits, fresh water kits and shelter kits.
Opening in October: Origins, featuring Arrigo Musti & Dalya Luttwak. Origin, Arrigo Musti & Dalya Luttwak Curated by: Lorenzo Canova. October 13 – November 10, 2018. Opening Reception: Saturday, October 13, 5-7pm. Watergate Gallery, 2552 Virginia Avenue NW, Washington, DC.
October 25. Science & Technology. IoT Designers: Andrea Trasatti meets Leandro Agró. This talk will offer a point of view that starts from an Italian design perspective and it will take us to imagine our near future. Leandro Agrò (Digital Design Director at Design Group Italia and author of the books IoT Designer and Internet of Humans, meets Andrea Trasatti (Senior Product Manager at Samsung-ArtiK).
Energy major Eni SpA and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) are joining forces to improve access to sustainable energy and help achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Africa.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art and The Frick Collection Planning Collaboration To Enable Frick to Use Whitney Museum of American Art’s Breuer Building During Frick’s Upgrade and Renovation. The Met to Unify and Expand. Modern and Contemporary Initiatives at Fifth Avenue Building.
United States Department of State . International Efforts To Implement UN Security Council Resolutions on DPRK’s Illicit Shipping Activities. The United States welcomes coordination on international efforts to implement UN Security Council Resolutions on North Korea’s illicit shipping activities, which prohibit ship-to-ship transfers of any goods or items to or from North Korean vessels of any goods or items going to or coming from North Korea.
October 4. Italian Heritage Month. Film. Crimebuster: A Son’s Search for His Father. The film Crimebuster: A Son’s Search for His Father follows photojournalist Lou Dematteis as he searches for the story of his late father, the influential Italian American crime fighter and jurist Louis B. Dematteis, and examines their often strained personal relationship.
Bank of Israel. Establishment of the Credit Data System Enters Final Phase. In accordance with the Credit Data Law, 5776-2016, (“the Law”), the Bank of Israel has begun to implement the final phase of establishing the credit data sharing system. On August 31, 2018, the Bank of Israel began collecting credit data in a manner that will make it possible to begin activity in the system in the second quarter of 2019, with the going into effect of the Law.
Italian Cultural Institute. September 8-29, 2018, 1275 Minnesota St, Nancy Toomey Fine Art, Gallery 211, San Francisco. Daniele Puppi: alie(n)ation. Defined by some critics as an artist outside the canon, and most of all outside the language and formula of contemporary art, since his debut in 1996 with Fatica no.1, a site-specific audiovisual installation, Daniele Puppi has been working to unhinge the idea of space that is still perceived and revolves around Euclidean parameters.
September 13. Science & Technology. Greg Delaune: Floating City Project. Out on the Pacific horizon, Blue Frontiers is building autonomous floating islands, or “seasteads.” Seasteads are permanent settlements on floating structures, which Blue Frontiers is designing to be environmentally responsible and equipped with state-of-the-art communication technologies.