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Sport for Peace Presser at UN

Mar 29, 2017 Celebrities, News, United Nations , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

United Nations, New York, USA, 28 March 2017 – Press briefing by the Organization for Peace and Sport (Sport for Peace) on the role of sport as a tool to tackle the challenges that the international community is facing today at the UN Headquarters in New York. Pictured: Thomas Weikert, President of the International Table Tennis Federation; Joel Bouzou, founder of Peace and Sport; Chungwon Choue, President of the World Taekwondo Federation; Donald Anthony Jr., Vice President of the International Fencing Federation; Daryl Homer, USA Fencing; Skylar Park, Canada Taekwondo; and Jade Jones MBE, United Kingdom Taekwondo and Monaco Ambassador [Read More]

Audrey Azoulay, Minister for Culture and Communication of France

Mar 25, 2017 News, Security Council, United Nations , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

United Nations, New York, USA, 24 March 2017 – Audrey Azoulay, Minister for Culture and Communication of France during a Press encounter today at the UN Headquarters in New York after her Security Council Meeting. The Security Council unanimously adopted resolution 2347 (2017), condemning the unlawful destruction of cultural heritage in the context of armed conflicts, notably by terrorist groups. The resolution also requests Member States to take appropriate steps to prevent and counter the illicit trade and trafficking in cultural property originating from a context of armed conflict, notably from terrorist groups. Photo: Luiz Rampelotto/EuropaNewswire Security Council, United Nations, [Read More]

Presser on Destruction and Trafficking of Cultural Heritage by Terrorist Groups

Mar 24, 2017 News, United Nations , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

United Nations, New York, USA, 24 March 2017 – Director-General of UNESCO Irina Bokova during a Press encounter today at the UN Headquarters in New York after her Security Council Meeting. The Security Council unanimously adopted resolution 2347 (2017), condemning the unlawful destruction of cultural heritage in the context of armed conflicts, notably by terrorist groups. The resolution also requests Member States to take appropriate steps to prevent and counter the illicit trade and trafficking in cultural property originating from a context of armed conflict, notably from terrorist groups. Photo: Luiz Rampelotto/EuropaNewswire United Nations, March 24 2017 UN political chief [Read More]

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