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Presser by The Elders at United Nations

May 10, 2017 News, United Nations , , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

United Nations, New York, USA, May 09 2017 – Press briefing by representatives of The Elders, an independent group of global leaders working together for peace and human rights today at the UN Headquarters in New York. Gro Harlem Brundtland, former Prime Minister of Norway and Deputy Chair of the Elders, addressing journalists. She is flanked by fellow Elders Lakhdar Brahimi (left), former Joint Arab League-UN Special Representative for Syria; and Mary Robinson, former President of Ireland and former High UN Commissioner for Human Rights. Photo: Luiz Rampelotto/EuropaNewswire United Nations, May 09 2017 Speaking to reporters in New York today [Read More]

Philippe Lazzarini

May 5, 2017 News, United Nations , , , , , , , , Comments are off

United Nations, New York, USA, 05 May 2017 – Presser by Philippe Lazzarini, Deputy Special Coordinator for Lebanon and Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator for Lebanon today at the UN Headquarters in New York. Photo: Luiz Rampelotto/EuropaNewswire United Nationa, May 05 2017 UN humanitarian coordinator for Lebanon Philippe Lazzarini said signs of “hospitality fatigue” were emerging in the country after showing the world what hospitality and solidarity “is all about” in hosting Syrian refugees. Speaking to reporters in New York today, Lazzarini said Lebanon was hosting the highest number of refugees per capita in the region and creating a large demographic [Read More]

UN Designates Malala Yousafzai as Messenger of Peace

Apr 10, 2017 News, Secretary General , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

United Nations, New York, USA, 10 April 2017 – Secretary-General Antonio Guterres designated Malala Yousafzai, global advocate for girls education and the youngest-ever Nobel Peace Prize laureate, as a United Nations Messenger of Peace with a special focus on girls education, at a special ceremony today at the UN Headquarters in New York. Photo: Luiz Rampelotto/EuropaNewswire United Nations, April 10 2017 UN Secretary-General António Guterres today designated Nobel Peace Laureate Malala Yousafzai as UN Messenger of Peace with a special focus on girls’ education making her the youngest ever to carry the title. Guterres said it was a “very emotional [Read More]

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