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Angry Birds Campaign at the Media for Social Impact Summit

Jun 9, 2016 News, United Nations , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

  By Britta Schmitz UNITED NATIONS, June 6 2016 – What impact does the media have on social change? This was the main question at the Media for Social Impact Summit (MFSI) 2016, held at UNHQ on June 1. The objective of the event was to analyze the role of the media regarding social change, showcasing innovative social campaigns, strategizing new ones and to drive social change by bringing together different stakeholders. Networks and partnerships are key to informing the public about social issues and urging for solutions to these problems. The exclusive event connected high-level UN representatives and communication [Read More]

The signing of the Paris Agreement at the United Nations

Apr 23, 2016 News, United Nations , , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

United Nations, New York, USA, April 22 2016 – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon (right) speaks to the media following the Signing Ceremony for the Paris Agreement on Climate Change. More than 165 Member States were expected to attend the signing ceremony, including an estimated 60 Heads of States and Heads of Governments, setting an all-time record for countries signing an international agreement on a single day. Mr. Ban is joined by (from left) Ségolène Royal, Minister of the Environment, Energy and Marine Affairs of France; François Hollande, President of France; and Christiana Figueres, Executive Secretary of the UN Framework Convention on [Read More]

DPRK H-bomb Announcement

Jan 7, 2016 News, United Nations , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

DPRK H-bomb Announcement UN Security Council met to discuss the nuclear test carried out by North Korea – a highly provocative act that poses a grave threat to international peace and security. The test constitutes yet another violation of the DPRK’s obligations under multiple Security Council resolutions, contravenes the DPRK commitments under the September 2005 Joint Statement of the Six-Party Talks, and increases the risk of the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction. The President of the United Nations Security Council Oscar Rosselli Frieri condemned today  the underground nuclear test announced by the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK), and said [Read More]

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