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Michael Douglas at Poster for Peace Award Ceremony

May 8, 2016 News, United Nations , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

United Nations, New York, USA, May 03 2016 – UN Messenger of Peace Michael Douglas along with Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon and a group of UN dignitaries promotes peace and abolition of nuclear weapons through art today at the UN Headquarters in New York. By Britta Schmitz UNITED NATIONS, May 4 2016 – The United Nations honored the winners of the Poster for Peace Contest with a ceremony attended by academy-award winning actor Michael Douglas. Between October 24 2015 and January 24 2016 artists could participate in a poster competition by creating a poster aimed at raising awareness around nuclear [Read More]

The Oldest Oppression: Discussing Prostitution at the UN

May 4, 2016 News, United Nations , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

  Book Signing by Ruchira Gupta of River of “Flesh and Other Stories: The Prostituted Woman in Indian Short Fiction” today at the UN Headquarters in New York. An interview with Ruchira Gupta. By Aruna Dutt UNITED NATIONS, May 4, 2016 – United Nations Dignitaries and other renowned personalities gathered on Tuesday to read and discuss Rivers of Flesh, the most recent book edited by award-winning activist Ruchira Gupta. The book is a collection of 21 stories by modern Indian writers around one common theme – prostitution. In India, more than 3 million girls and women are trapped in prostitution [Read More]

SDG Fund: Learning from the MDG Experience

Apr 28, 2016 News, United Nations , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

United Nations, New York, USA, April 05 2016 – Paloma Duran, Director of the Sustainable Development Goals Fund at the UN Development Programme (UNDP) during Alejandro Aravena, Chilean architect and winner of the Pritzker Architecture Prize for 2016 press encounter on the link between architecture and sustainable development today at the UN Headquarters in New York. By Britta Schmitz UNITED NATIONS, April 28 2016 – In 2014, the UN created the Sustainable Development Goals Fund (SDG Fund). The Fund is supposed to serve as a bridge in the transition from the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) to the Sustainable Development Goals [Read More]

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