Happy New Year! Here are the noteworthy events and facts to kick start the first month of the New Year.
Ring in the New Year however you see fit, but make sure you lock up your car. According to the National Insurance Crime Bureau, the number of vehicles stolen on New Year’s Day is much higher than any other national holiday.
The sixty-eighth session of the United Nations General Assembly has named 2015 the International Year of Light, which “aims to raise awareness of the achievements of light science and its applications, and its importance to humankind,” and the International Year of Soils, which is “to increase awareness and understanding of the importance of soil for food security and essential ecosystem functions.”
A few key happenings to take place in Europe in January: Lithuania joins the euro, while Germany leads the G7 as its president and Latvia starts its first six-month term as the president of the EU.
New year, new skills. From “effective crisis response” to “Twitter PR secrets,” the PRSA has you covered as you look forward to another successful year. More details here.