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At UN, Norway Chairs Event on Mine Ban Treaty Whose Adoption It Hosted In 1997, Contributes $40 Million A Year

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United Nations, New York, USA, March 01, 2019 – Delegates speak with staff members from the United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS) at the event “A World Free of Mines: For a Safer Tomorrow” on the occasion of the 20th Anniversary of the entry into force of the Mine Ban Treaty today at the UN Headquarters in New York. Photo: Luiz Rampelotto/EuropaNewswire By Kurt Wheelock UNITED NATIONS, March 1 — When Norway’s foreign minister Ine Eriksen Søreide spoke about land mines in the United Nations on March 1, she cited the hope given the the Mine Ban Treaty that was [Read More]

As MTA Bans Drinking for SantaCon Its Roots Go Back to San Francisco and Anarchists in Denmark

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East Village, New York, USA, December 2018 – Several thousand Santas roamed the streets of the East Village in New York City celebrating Santacon. SantaCon the annual mass gathering and pub crawl in with people dress in Santa Claus costumes or as other Christmas characters parade in several cities around the world. Photos by: Luiz Rampelotto/EuropaNewswire   by Kurt Wheelock NEW YORK, December 8 — For SantaCon 2018, the New York City Police Department told participants to have fun but stay off its naughty list, telling them online that “blocking foot and car traffic is a summonsable offense.” But if [Read More]

UNICEF’s New 14-Year Old Goodwill Ambassador Millie Bobby Brown Lead Charge Against Bullying

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United Nations, New York, November 20 2018 – Actress Millie Bobby Brown briefs press on the importance of empowering children, as part of UNICEF’s commemoration of World Children’s Day. The briefing also served to announce Brown’s appointment as UNICEF’s newest (and youngest ever) Goodwill Ambassador today at the UN Headquarters in New York. Photo: Luiz Rampelotto/EuropaNewswire. By Kurt Wheelock UNITED NATIONS, November 22 — For this year’s World Children’s Day, UNICEF named their youngest ever Goodwill Ambassador Millie Bobby Brown, the 14-year old star of “Stranger Things” on Netflix. “World Children’s Day is a fun day with a serious message,” [Read More]

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