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Room to Read Partners with Jordan's Children's Book Industry, Distributes 600,000 Copies of 20 New Arabic Children's Book Titles to Jordanian Students and Refugee Youth Across Country AMMAN, Jordan-Sunday, November 12th 2017 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Room to Read, a global organization founded on the belief that World Change Starts with Educated Children®, will announce the publication and distribution of 600,000 copies of new Arabic children's books, at an event held on November 14 at the Children's Museum Jordan. Under the Patronage of Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah of Jordan and funded by Dubai Cares as part of UAE's Reading Nation Campaign, this project brings Room to Read's award-winning expertise in local language children's book publishing to the Middle East for the first time. Twenty original children's book titles were developed by Room to Read in partnership with over 40 local authors and illustrators and in collaboration with three Jordanian publishers—Dar A ... Read more »
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates.-Wednesday, November 8th 2017 [ AETOS Wire ] A new report from ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) has called for governments, public sector entities and the accounting profession to work together to assist in the implementation of International Public Sector Accounting Standards (IPSAS) around the world. The report—IPSAS implementation: current status & challenges—notes that the adoption of IPSAS has the potential to radically change accounting and financial reporting in public sectors around the world, and particularly in developing countries. However, while adoption is gaining momentum around the world, progress has remained slower than is desirable as adopting countries face specific, complex and consistent implementation challenges. “The successful adoption of IPSAS can help provide greater clarity on the financial position of public sector entities around the world, delivering greater accountability and transparency, as well as ... Read more »
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