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SEPE BOD & 2017 WITSA Awards’ Greek Winners met with Greek President

[Original article in Greek here] With the President of the Republic, Mr. Prokopios Pavlopoulos, representatives of the Hellenic Information Technology & Communications Association (SEPE) and the leaders of the Greek companies that excelled in this year's WITSA Global ICT Excellence Awards 2017 met at the Presidential Palace . At the meeting the SEPE was represented by the Chairman of the…
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Building a #Connectedsociety for the UK

Building a #Connectedsociety for the UK THURSDAY 12OCT2017 OPINIONS Building a #Connectedsociety for the UK Our President, Jacqueline de Rojas, presents her vision for how we can build a #ConnectedSociety. As the Corsham Institute and RAND Europe launch their ‘Observatory for a Connected’ Society app and their ‘Building our Connected Society’ report, techUK President Jacqueline de Rojas maps out how we…
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U.S. Senate Foreign Relations approves Resolution Calling Attention to Ongoing Hostage Crisis in Iran

October 5, 2017 Senate Foreign Relations Committee Approves S.Res. 245 This morning, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee approved S.Res. 245, A resolution calling on the Government of Iran to release unjustly detained United States citizens and legal permanent resident aliens, and for other purposes, a Cruz-Leahy-Booker resolution that calls attention to the ongoing hostage crisis…
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Inviting WITSA Member Delegates to attend and participate at ‘Bangladesh ICT EXPO 2017’

02 October 2017 Ms. YVONNE CHIU, Chairman WITSA 8300 Boone Boulevard, Suite 450 Vienna VA 22182 UNITED STATES OF AMERICA     Subject:  Inviting WITSA Member Delegates to attend and participate at ‘Bangladesh ICT EXPO 2017’   Dear Sir, It is our immense pleasure to bring to your kind knowledge that Bangladesh Computer Samity (BCS) in association…
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U.S Hostage in Iran Warns Business Travelers: ‘If You Value Your Freedom… Don’t Come Here’

[PJ Media Aug. 31, 2017] As relaxed sanctions in the wake of the P5+1 nuclear deal have stoked more business relationships with Iran, a U.S. resident unjustly held by the regime is warning both personal and business travelers against stepping foot in the Islamic Republic. Nizar Zakka, a Lebanese-American and permanent U.S. resident, is secretary-general…
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Iran Renders Another Opinion in Zakka’s Case Affirming Prior Judgement

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Ms. Cara Di Silvio | +1.703.566.3037 Monday, August 28, 2017 Statement on the Continued Unlawful Detention of Internet Freedom Advocate & Prisoner of Conscience Nizar Zakka Mr. Nizar Zakka issued the following statement upon learning that the Iranian judicial system, such as it is, rendered another opinion in his case affirming a…
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Family, US Congress Convince Imprisoned US Permanent Resident to End Hunger Strike in Iran

From Center for Human Rights in Iran SOURCE: https://www.iranhumanrights.org/2017/08/family-us-congress-convince-imprisoned-us-permanent-resident-to-end-hunger-strike-in-iran/ AUGUST 1, 2017 Nizar Zakka “Under Intense Torture and Pressure” A Lebanese-born US permanent resident who was sentenced in September 2016 to 10 years imprisonment in Iran ended his hunger strike in Tehran’s Evin Prison on July 27, 2017 after pleas from his family and a call…
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RELEASE: Sen. Cruz: Securing the Freedom of Imprisoned Americans in Iran Should Be Top Priority

Sen. Cruz: Securing the Freedom of Imprisoned Americans in Iran Should Be Top Priority CALLS FOR UNCONDITIONAL RELEASE OF U.S. CITIZENS AND PERMANENT RESIDENTS; URGES U.S. AND ALLIES CREATE MULTINATIONAL TASK FORCE FOR POLITICAL PRISONERS' FREEDOM July 11, 2017 202-228-7561  WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) introduced companion legislation to U.S. Rep. Ileana…
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G20 is Right to Focus on Importance of Digital Trade

TUESDAY 11 APR2017 OPINIONS G20 is Right to Focus on Importance of Digital Trade techUK welcomes the G20 Digital Economy Ministerial Declaration, highlighting opportunities for Global Britain. techUK welcomes the G20 Digital Economy Ministerial Declaration issued last Friday. The principles agreed by G20 leaders make marked progress in reflecting the recommendations that techUK - together with tech…
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techUK launches major report ‘The UK Digital Sectors After Brexit’ alongside Brexit priority asks

January 24, 2017: New research launched today outlines how the UK’s fast-growing high-exporting digitally intensive industries can form the bedrock for Brexit success. techUK today publishes a major new report commissioned from Frontier Economics The UK Digital Sectors After Brexit, alongside a set of key asks for Government to prioritise in forthcoming EU exit negotiations. New research…
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