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High-level Event on Stopping Human Trafficking

Feb 10, 2016 Celebrities, News, United Nations , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

  United Nations, New York, USA, February 09 2016 – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon addresses a special high-level event entitled, “In stronger partnership and better coordination of efforts to stop human trafficking: Eradicating modern-day slavery through sustainable development”. The event was organized by the Group of Friends United against Human Trafficking, in collaboration with the UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNDOC) today at the UN Headquarters in New York. United Nations, New York, USA, February 09 2016 – Pianist Chloe Flower (Left) performs at the special high-level event entitled, “In stronger partnership and better coordination of efforts to stop human [Read More]

Ban Ki-Moon reaction on the execution of the Shiite cleric Sheikh al-Nimr in Riyadh

Jan 5, 2016 News, United Nations , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

United Nations, January 04 2016 During a telephone conversation with the foreign ministers of Iran and Saudi Arabia, the UN Secretary-General expressed his disappointment at the execution of the Shiite cleric Sheikh al-Nimr in Riyadh and said the attack on the Saudi embassy in Tehran was “deplorable”, his spokesman told reporters today  in New York. Stephane Dujarric said the Secretary General   “reiterated his views on capital punishment and his disappointment at the execution of Sheik al-Nimr, whose case the Secretary-General had raised with Saudi authorities on several occasions. The Secretary-General also reiterated that the attack on the Saudi embassy [Read More]

Superheroes Combat Climate Change

Dec 11, 2015 News, United Nations , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

By Britta Schmitz   Paris, Dec. 11 – In September this year, the UN adopted the post-2015 development agenda and with it 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), also called the Global Goals. Various communication campaigns have been conducted to promote the SDGs, among them the launch of a new series of comic books. The UNICEF-backed initiative Comics Uniting Nations has released three books so far: Heroes for Change, Chakra – Gender Equality and Chakra – Climate Change.   The latest comic has been released on December 10. “We wanted to tie the release of that particular comic, which addresses goal [Read More]

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