Bolstering the Humanitarian Cause in Europe

VOICE (Voluntary Organizations in Cooperation in Emergencies) Out Loud – established to “build bridges to sustainably reduce human suffering worldwide,” is marking a milestone – two-and-a-half decades of existence.  Alongside the World Humanitarian Summit’s first anniversary, to mark these events, VOICE invited various individuals and representatives of organizations working toward this cause to discuss their…

Europe’s Response to Violent Conflict

With the increase in violence and terror in Europe – most recently with the horrific London Bridge incident killing seven on Saturday night – the need to step up the planning of a strategic response has escalated.  As such various organizations (including the Counter Terrorism Group [CTG], European Counter Terrorism Centre [ECTC], and the European…

Grant Thornton European Regional Meeting to Be Held in Malta

What is expected to be the largest gathering of the European Regional Meeting of Grant Thornton is scheduled to take place in Malta late in May. Senior partners of the global accounting organization will meet for two days to review the company’s performance in 2016 and to talk about strategy for the future. Topics for…

Ascendis Buys Romanian Sunwave Pharma

Healthcare conglomerate Ascendis is looking to continue to grow its business by attracting the vibrant eastern European niche markets. The company has grown by leaps and bounds in recent years through several acquisitions announced the latest purchase of Sunwave Pharma and NHP Natural Health Pharma for €42.5m. The maximum deferred payment agreed upon is €23m…