WASHINGTON, DC– The Marine Technology Society has announced its 2020 Award Winners. The diverse field of individual recipients–students, young professionals, and career professionals–have distinguished themselves in their work, through technological accomplishment, volunteer service, or mentorship. In addition, MTS is honoring a company for its outstanding contribution for the advancement in a marine technology and our MTS Committees and Sections who are foundational to the advancement of the MTS mission. Our awardees work with unfailing commitment to tackle problems that impact our globally connected society in real and tangible ways that many people aren’t fully aware of. The awards will be presented on October 8, 2020 at the virtual Global OCEANS 2020: Singapore – U.S. Gulf
Facing public backlash, Postmaster General Louis DeJoy is testifying that it’s his “sacred duty” to ensure election mail delivery. Democrats warn DeJoy’s cost-cutting initiatives are causing an upheaval that threatens voting. (Aug. 21)
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Sen. Jacky Rosen (Photo: U.S. Senate Photographic Studio, Rebecca Hammel, provided to the RGJ)
This opinion column was submitted by Sen. Jacky Rosen (D-Nevada).
Neither rain, nor sleet, nor global pandemic can stop the men and women of the United States Postal Service. However, recently one man has worked to stop the mail in its tracks. Postmaster General Louis DeJoy assumed his position in mid-June, and in just a few short months, Americans have reported nationwide delays in mail delivery.
During a recent Senate hearing, I questioned the postmaster general about his destructive
Business, government, multilateral agency and UN leaders commit to connecting children and young people to the internet by 2030 – World
As half the world’s population remain unconnected, a virtual ‘Generation Unlimited’ event calls for urgent action and investment to bridge the digital divide and scale-up digital learning and skilling opportunities
NEW YORK, 1 September 2020 – Government leaders, business executives and heads of United Nations organizations and multilateral agencies renewed their commitment today to connect every school and community to the internet by 2030.
At a high-level virtual meeting, Generation Unlimited: Connecting Half the World to Opportunities, they pledged to also reach 3.5 billion children and young people with quality education, including world-class digital solutions, distance learning and relevant skilling.
Participants included United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres; President of the Republic of Rwanda Paul Kagame; President of the Republic of Kenya and UN Global Champion for the Young People’s Agenda Uhuru Kenyatta; President of Trinidad & Tobago Paula Mae-Weekes; UNICEF Executive Director Henrietta Fore;