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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]

World Autism Awareness Day 2017

Apr 2, 2017 News, United Nations , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

United Nations, New York, USA, 31 March 2017 – Sofia Lachapelle along with Hundreds of guests  participated on the 2017 World Autism Awareness Day today at the UN Headquarters in New York. Photo: Luiz Rampelotto/EuropaNewswire   Ahead of World Autism Awareness Day (WAAD), Secretary-General António Guterres issued a statement today (31 March), calling for a change of attitude towards persons with autism “and in recognizing their rights as citizens.” The statement read at a special event at UN Headquarters in NY by Under-Secretary-General for Communications and Public Information Cristina Gallach, said that “like everyone else” people in the autism spectrum [Read More]

Amal Clooney Ask U.N. for Justice for Nadia and for the Yazidis

Mar 11, 2017 Celebrities, News, United Nations , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

United Nations, New York, USA, 10 March 2017 – Amal Clooney Meets with Secretary-General Antonio Guterres today at the UN Headquarters in New York. Amal Clooney, is the Legal Representative for Nadia Murad Basee Taha and other Yazidi survivors and she is at UN to ask for justice for her clients. Photo: Luiz Rampelotto/EuropaNewswire   Yazidi genocide survivor Nadia Murad asked “what more” the international community needed to hear “before you will act” and bring ISIL to justice for its crimes. She called on the Iraqi Government and the United Nations to establish an investigation and give all the victims [Read More]

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