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Antonio Guterres Will Be the Next UNSG

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

Antonio Guterres, former UN High Commissioner for Refugees and candidate for the position of next United Nations Secretary-General attended the UN International Prayer Breakfast today at the UN Headquarters in New York. Antonio Guterres – Photo by Luiz Rampelotto/EuropaNewswire United Nations, October 05 2016 The United Nations (UN) Security Council has unanimously endorsed Antonio Guterres to lead the Organization for the next five years. After six straw polls, Guterres received no “discourage” votes from the pool of 13 candidates originally campaigning to become the next UN Secretary-General. This was the first time in the organization’s history that the selection process [Read More]

Nadia Murad Basee Taha Appointed New Goodwill Ambassador for UNODC

Oct 5, 2016 Celebrities, News, United Nations , , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

Amal Clooney, Nadia Murad Basee Taha. Photo: Luiz Rampelotto/EuropaNewswire United Nations, New York, USA, September 16 2016 – Amal Clooney, International human rights lawyer Participated on the Appointment Ceremony of Nadia Murad Basee Taha as UNODC Goodwill Ambassador for the Dignity of Survivors of Human Trafficking today at the UN Headquarters in New York. Amal Clooney, Nadia Murad Basee Taha Photo: Luiz Rampelotto/EuropaNewswire Nobel Peace Prize nominee Nadia Murad Basee Taha – who survived trafficking at the hands of ISIL (Da’esh) – was formally appointed Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime for the Dignity of [Read More]

German-Americans Celebrate Steuben Parade 2016

Sep 18, 2016 Celebrities, News , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

  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]

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