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UN’s Youth Dialogue on May 30 Pairs Miroslav Lajcak and Emmanuel Kelly, Abandoned In A Shoe Box In Iraq

May 25, 2018 Celebrities, News, United Nations , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

By Kurt Wheelock On May 30 UN General Assembly President Miroslav Lajcak is convening a Youth Dialogue, featuring an Tongan Special Olympian and an up and coming singer who was abandoned as a baby in a shoe box in Iraq. Midday May 30, Lajcak will speak in the UN’s Youth Media Zone, with Leonardo Parraga who founded BogotArt Foundation and Ella Okko of the youth initiative from Finland called “Lennons Peace Ambassador.” Emmanuel Kelly, the boy abandoned in a shoe box in Baghdad, Iraq, disabled or differently abled by the impact of chemical weapons in war, will speak on will [Read More]

World Wildlife Day 2017

Mar 3, 2017 News, United Nations , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

United Nations, New York, USA, 03 March 2017 – UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina J. Mohammed Participated on the High-level thematic discussion on the global observance of World Wildlife Day, including on the protection of wild flora and fauna and on tackling illicit trafficking in wildlife today at the UN Headquarters in New York. Photo: Luiz Rampelotto/EuropaNewswire United Nations, March 03 2017 Deputy Secretary-General Amira Mohammed today noted that over the past four decades, the planet has lost as much as 50 percent of its wild animals and plants due to climate change, habitat loss, over-exploitation, poaching and illicit trafficking. At [Read More]

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]

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