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St. Patrick’s Day Parade paints Fifth Avenue emerald green for thousands of revelers

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Photos: Luiz Rampelotto/EuropaNewswire Few holidays are as visual as St. Patrick’s Day. And no other American city celebrates St. Paddy’s Day quite like the Big Apple. The annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade in New York City was a visual delight this year, with the entire city seemingly awash in shades of emerald green as Fifth Avenue became home base for the festivities. Revelers in shamrock glasses, leprechaun hats and green boas began standing shoulder-to-shoulder to gain their vantage points along Fifth several hours before the parade began at 11 a.m. By start time, the area was packed with people decked [Read More]

Planet 50/50 by 2030

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Stephanie Zawalski/Europa Newswire March 10, 2015 New York — UN Women hosted a star studded event at the Manhattan Center last Tuesday evening to promote global gender equality. Headliners included Bill de Blasio, Hillary Clinton, Melinda Gates, Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Rebecca Minkoff, Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon, and Patricia Arquette. The room was packed with Clinton supporters who roared with enthusiasm after host Sade Baderinwa “accidentally” introduced Clinton as a presidential candidate. Clinton did not comment on the remark after she took the stage, she began by acknowledging the work of the women who came before her as well [Read More]

UN Observes International Women’s Day

Mar 7, 2015 Celebrities, United Nations , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

Stephanie Zawalski/Europa Newswire March 6, 2015 UNITED NATIONS — In observance of International Women’s Day, March 8th, UN Women hosted, what they referred to as, a thematic debate. Heads of state, UN officials and other governmental and non-governmental representatives took the opportunity to speak on the successes and continued struggles of global gender equality in respect to the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action which was adopted in 1995. One of the greatest global successes was reported by Ban Ki-Moon who cited the reduction of maternal mortality which has been cut approximately in half over the past 20 years (although, [Read More]

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