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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;

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Ocean Power Technologies Opens Houston Office to Support Energy Sector Business Development

Strategically Situated in the Hub of Global Oil and Gas Operations and Energy Innovation

MONROE TOWNSHIP, N.J., Aug. 18, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Ocean Power Technologies, Inc. (“OPT” or “the Company”) (NASDAQ: OPTT), a leader in innovative and cost-effective ocean energy solutions, today announced the establishment of its Houston, Texas  office in support of Gulf of Mexico and broader U.S. and South American opportunities.

Strategically located in the CityCentre development adjacent to Houston’s Energy Corridor near the intersection of I-10 and the Sam Houston Tollway, the new OPT office will serve as the base for the Company’s regional sales and business development activities, headed by OPT’s VP Global Business Development Philipp Stratmann and Senior Director of Sales, David Marchetti.  In addition, the new Houston office also enables OPT program managers, engineers, and field operations personnel to collaborate with customer project teams.

“Houston is the home of many global oil and

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Business Buzz: United We Eat gets a kitchen; Chamber has BUILD grant video | Local News

The Missoula Area Chamber of Commerce has announced the public debut of the 2020 BUILD Grant support video. The video was created to support Missoula County’s application in the federal grant program. The full video can be viewed on the Missoula Chamber’s BUILD Grant Initiative web page, https://www.missoulachamber.com/build-grant.html.

In 2019, the Chamber organized a trip for 19 members of the public and private sector to Washington, D.C., in support of Missoula’s application. That trip resulted in a $13 million grant — the only BUILD Grant awarded in Montana last year.

Due to COVID-19 concerns and travel restrictions, a trip to Washington, D.C., was not possible this year. The Chamber again volunteered to put together an advocacy effort in support of Missoula County. The Chamber brought together the members of last year’s delegation and, with the help of Paccom Media, produced a video sharing Missoula’s story and the need for further

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How to build a website for your business cheaply and easily

In this COVID-scarred age, it doesn’t matter whether you’re a writer or a Realtor, you need a website to avoid becoming invisible. Don’t worry about your budget. You can build your own website in an hour and it will cost you less than a nice lunch.

You don’t have to be tech savvy to do it, either. If you’ve ever created a customized holiday card or shower invitation online, you’ve already got most of the skills you need to build your own website.

“It’s really easy,” says Daniella Flores, owner of I Like to Dabble, a website about money and travel. “You can make it complicated, of course. But if you just need a simple site that gets your name and contact information out there, it’s fast, easy and cheap.”

Do you need a website?

Generally speaking, you need one when you are a full-time freelancer or business owner who

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