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German-Americans Celebrate Steuben Parade 2016

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  New York City, USA, September 17 2016 – Thousands of People march on the 59th annual German-American Steuben Day Parade on 5th Avenue in New York City. Photo: Luiz Rampelotto/EuropaNewswire By Britta Schmitz   NEW YORK, Sept. 18 – The German-American community of New York celebrated the 59th issue of the annual Steuben Parade in Manhattan on September 17.   This day marks the highlight of the German-American friendship month, which is celebrated annually in September. Celebrations kicked off with a special mass at St. Patrick’s Cathedral.   Afterwards the marching divisions gathered to march down Fifth Avenue between [Read More]

First-ever UN Chiefs of Police Summit

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

United Nations, New York, USA, June 03 2016 – Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson makes remarks at the opening of the United Nations Chiefs of Police Summit (UN COPS), a historic gathering of more than 100 police leaders from around the world, taking place at UN Headquarters in New York, 2-3 June today at the UN Headquarters in New York. By Britta Schmitz UNITED NATIONS, June 4 2016 – The first-ever UN Chiefs of Police Summit (UN COPS) was held at the UN Headquarters in New York this week. The historic gathering brought together 110 national police chiefs and ministers from [Read More]

SG Ban Ki-moon Supports “Mission Arctic”

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By Britta Schmitz PARIS, Dec. 5 – At COP21, the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs hosted a side-event at the French Pavilion supported by Secretary General Ban Ki-moon. “Seeing is believing – believing demands action: A message from the Arctic” invited Ban Ki-moon, various scientists and youth representatives to speak at the event and raise awareness towards climate changes in the Arctic region. Members of the expedition “Mission Arctic” spoke about their observations made between January and June 2015, screened a film and the Norwegian Polar Institute gave scientific background information on recent findings. 240 kilometers away from land members [Read More]

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