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The Power of Imagination: Two New UN Comics Presented At Comic Con

Oct 31, 2016 Celebrities, News, United Nations Comments are off

By Britta Schmitz   UNITED NATIONS, Oct. 30 2016 – The initiative Comics Uniting Nations presented its two latest comics at a panel at the New York Comic Con this month. The Comic Con was held at the Javits Center from 6 to 9 October and is the largest pop-culture event on the East Coast.   Comics Uniting Nations, founded in 2015, is an initiative formed by UNICEF, PCI Media Impact and Reading with Pictures. The initiative raises awareness around the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by producing one comic on each of the seventeen Global Goals. “We have developed a [Read More]

Wonder Woman: UN Staff Unhappy With the New Honorary Ambassador

Oct 22, 2016 Celebrities, News, United Nations , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

United Nations, New York, USA, October 21 2016 – Lynda Carter is escorted by the United Nations Elite Security force into a side door to avoid the protester waiting for her at UN Visitors Lobby. Lynda Carter was at U.N. for a meeting to designate Wonder Woman as an Honorary Ambassador for the Empowerment of Women and Girls. By Britta Schmitz   UNITED NATIONS, Oct. 22 2016 – The new Honorary Ambassador for the Empowerment of Women and Girls is a fictional comic character and the cause for anger amongst UN employees and women’s advocates around the world.   The [Read More]

Comic Character Wonder Woman Will Be a New UN Honorary Ambassador

Oct 15, 2016 News, United Nations , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

Jacob Javits Convention Center, New York, USA, October 07 and 08 2016 – Wonder Woman and the DC Super Hero Girls during the New York Comic Con 2016. Photo: Luiz Rampelotto/EuropaNewswire By Britta Schmitz UNITED NATIONS, Oct. 15 2016 – The UN will have a new fictional Honorary Ambassador: the comic character Wonder Woman will officially be appointed as Honorary Ambassador for the Empowerment of Women and Girls at the UN Headquarters in New York on October 21.   The day of the appointment marks the 75th anniversary of the character’s first appearance in a comic book. The character was [Read More]

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