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Vitaly Churkin confirmed convoy had reached Lugansk

Aug 22, 2014 News, Security Council, United Nations , , , , , , , , , 0 Comments

United Nations, August 22 2014 Russian Ambassador Vitaly Churkin today confirmed that the first trucks from the Russian humanitarian convoy had reached the city of Lugansk. Churkin told reporters in New York that it had “became clear” that Ukrainians were “procrastinating” and border “kept saying that they had no orders to allow the entry of that humanitarian convoy into the Ukrainian territory.” He said that given the “pressing need for human assistance” and the fact that some of the goods were perishable, “a decision was taken” and “the convoy departed.” In an exchange with Voice of America correspondent Margaret Besheer [Read More]

Brazilian Day NY 2014

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By: Jennifer Bentley New York and other cities around the world are gearing up for this year’s celebration of Brazilian Day. The festival celebrating Brazil’s independence will take place this year on August 31, and has been labeled as part of the official New York City calendar. Brazilian Day is one of the largest festivals held in the city, spanning more than 25 blocks. People from all over the country, and from all over the world join to see musical acts, eat Brazilian food, and buy unique products sold throughout the festival area. Musical groups, including samba drum groups play [Read More]

Malala Yousafzai Visits UN to Kick off 500 Days of Action

Aug 20, 2014 Celebrities, News, Secretary General, United Nations , , , , , , , , , , , 0 Comments

By: Jennifer Bentley   Malala Yousafzai, the young Pakistani woman made famous after being attacked by the Taliban for her activism for education and women’s rights, visited the United Nations on Monday to help the organization kick off the last 500 Days of Action for the Millennium Development Goals. She joined Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and more than 500 other young people.   The eight United Nations Millennium Development Goals, or MDGs, were agreed upon in 2000, and include: Eradicating extreme poverty and hunger worldwide Achieving access to primary education for all Promoting gender equality and empowering women Reducing the child [Read More]

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