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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]

Secretary General Antonio Guterres Presser

Feb 1, 2017 News, Secretary General, United Nations , , , , Comments are off

United Nations, New York, USA, 01, February 2017 – Secretary-General Antonio Guterres addresses journalists following his return to UN headquarters after attending a Summit of the African Union in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. His briefing to the press touched on cooperation between the UN and the African Union; the situations in several African countries, including Mali and South Sudan; the situation in Syria; as well as protection of refugees and management of borders in the context of countering terrorism. Photo: Luiz Rampelotto/EuropaNewswire United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres said recent measures to ban the entry of refugees and migrants from seven countries [Read More]

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