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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]

Rare Secretary General Ban Ki-moon Press Conference at UN

Sep 16, 2015 News, United Nations , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon asked “those standing in the way of the rights of refugees to stand in their shoes.” Ahead of what is expected to be one of the busiest high-level periods in recent memory at the United Nations, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon noted that sixty million people have left their homes fleeing war and persecution. He said,   “I ask those standing in the way of the rights of refugees to stand in their shoes. People facing barrel bombs and brutality in their country will continue to seek life in another. People with few prospects at home will continue [Read More]

Illicit Wildlife Trafficking

Jul 31, 2015 News, United Nations , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

Photos: Luiz Rampelotto/EuropaNewswire United Nations, July 30 2015 Recognizing that wild animals and plants are an “irreplaceable part of the natural systems of the Earth,” the United Nations General Assembly today urged its Member States to take decisive steps to prevent, combat and eradicate the illegal trade in wildlife, “on both the supply and demand sides.” Through the new resolution, the Assembly expressed serious concern over the steady rise in the level of rhino poaching and the alarmingly high levels of killings of elephants in Africa, which threaten those species with local extinction and, in some cases, with global extinction. [Read More]

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