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Archive for August 2014

WHO Conference on weather-driven emergencies

August 27, 2014 - Geneva

A World Health Organisation conference on meteorology calls for better preparation for weather-driven emergencies and outbreaks of climate-linked diseases such as cholera and dengue fever.

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Galileo navigation constellation launches

August 22, 2014 - FRENCH GUIANA

The European Space Agency launches the first satellites in the all-important operational phase of its Galileo navigation constellation, two on 22 Aug 2014 and as many as four later in the year.

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20th Sarajevo Film Festival

August 15, 2014 - BOSNIA-HERZOGOVINA

The 20th Sarajevo Film Festival, which runs from 15 to 23 Aug 2014, anticipates unprecedented attention.

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Panama Canal centenary

August 15, 2014 - PANAMA

The centenary celebrations on 15 Aug 2014 for the Panama Canal will bring regional leaders and thousands of other official guests to the waterway.

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Pope Francis trip to South Korea

August 14, 2014 - SEOUL

Pope Francis makes a pastoral visit to South Korea from 14-18 Aug 2014, his first visit to Asia and the first papal visit to the country in 25 years.

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