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Classical Musicians From Brazil’s Slums Applauded In UN

May 17, 2018 Celebrities, News, United Nations , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

United Nations, New York, USA, May 16, 2018 – Brazilian Classical Music Concert by the Group Youth Camerata of Rio de Janeiro today at the UN Headquarters in New York City. Photo: Luiz Rampelotto/EuropaNewswire   By Kurt Wheelock UNITED NATIONS, May 16 — Many musicians have come to the UN and played, and garnered applause. But on May 16 it was young people from Brazil’s slums or favelas, organized into the Camerata Jovem Do Rio de Janeiro, who played in the UN General Assembly lobby, to thunderous applause. Brazil’s Mission to the UN sponsored the event, held at 1 pm [Read More]

International Nurses Day 2018 at UN

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United Nations, New York, USA, May 11, 2018 – Second Annual International Nurses Day Seminar and Awards today at the UN Headquarters in New York City. International Nurses Day is an international day celebrated around the world on 12 May of each year, to mark the contributions nurses make to society. Photo: Luiz Rampelotto/EuropaNewswire 2nd Annual Celebration of International Nurses Day at the United Nations – Honoring Nurses in Front Line Roles This event’s purpose is to recognize nurses who have done exemplary work in their respective fields and have had a strong impact on global health. Nurses Participating are from [Read More]

As SmartPhones Take Over UN Meetings, Improvements Could Be Made

May 9, 2018 News, Security Council, United Nations , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

United Nations, New York, USA, May 08, 2018 – Heavy Phone Usage During the Security Council meeting on the situation in Bosnia and Herzegovina today at the UN Headquarters in New York City. Photo: Luiz Rampelotto/EuropaNewswire By Kurt Wheelock For diplomats at the United Nations sitting in a meeting listening to others’ usually predictable speeches has never been easy. But smartphones have increasingly turned such meetings into reading, text, Tweeting and web surfing sessions with meetings of the mind become even less frequent. Is the smartphone killing diplomacy? It doesn’t have to. The question is, what are the diplomats reading [Read More]

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