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For UN General Assembly Week NYPD Has Cement Blocks And Biological Attack Worries

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  By Kurt Wheelock UNITED NATIONS, September 22 — While diplomats coming to the UN for the General Assembly this week will see some of the New York Police Department’s more than 200 concrete block barriers and 48 sand trucks meant to block vehicle attacks, there is a level of protection and preparation they will hopefully not see. NYPD deputy commissioner for counter-terrorism and intelligence John Miller on September 20 told reporters that the recent biological attacks in the United Kingdom on former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter are a new concern for this year’s UNGA week. “We’ve [Read More]

Cate Blanchett at the Security Council for the Rohingya Crisis

Aug 29, 2018 Celebrities, News, Security Council , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

United Nations, New York, USA, August 28, 2018 – Cate Blanchett Academy-award winning actor and Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), addresses the Security Council meeting on the situation in Myanmar. The meeting commemorates the one-year anniversary of the beginning of the Rohingya crisis in 2017 today at the UN Headquarters in New York City. Photos: Luiz Rampelotto/EuropaNewswire   United Nations, August 28 2018. Actress and UN refugee agency goodwill ambassador Cate Blanchett told the Security Council today that she saw her own children “in the eyes of every refugee child” she met during her [Read More]

At UN, British Princess Eugenie and Her Sister Beatrice Work Against Modern Slavery, Inspired by 2013 Trip to India

Jul 27, 2018 Celebrities, News, United Nations , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

United Nations, New York, USA, July 26, 2018 – Princess Eugenie of York speak about her work as Director of the Anti-Slavery Collective During the NEXUS Meeting today at the UN Headquarters in New York City. Photos: Luiz Rampelotto/EuropaNewswire   By Kurt Wheelock UNITED NATIONS — When British Princess Eugenie and her sister Princess Beatrice came to the UN on July 26 it was on a deadly serious subject, ending modern slavery. She spoke at the NEXUS 8th Annual Global Summit at the UN. Princess Eugenie’s commitment to the issue began on a 2013 trip to India with her mother, [Read More]

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