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Nexus Global Summit 2017 at the United Nations: connecting public and private sectors to enhance global solutions

Aug 7, 2017 Celebrities, News, United Nations , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

United Nations, New York, USA, July 27 2017 – The 7th annual NEXUS Global Summit on Innovative Philanthropy and Social Entrepreneur ship today at the UN Headquarters in New York City. Photo: Luiz Rampelotto/EuropaNewswire By Suzanne Tisserand On Thursday, July 27th, the United Nations hosted the 7th annual Nexus Global Summit on Innovative Philanthropy and Social Entrepreneurship. Guests speakers included Anne Weaver – Representative for the Office of the UN Secretary General’s Envoy on Youth; Kweku Mandela – grandson of Nelson Mandela and co-founder of the Africa Rising Foundation; and Vic Mensa – American rapper from Chicago. Created in 2011 [Read More]

Forest Whitaker and the SDGs: Fight Against Inequalities

Apr 24, 2016 News, United Nations , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

United Nations, New York, USA, April 21 2016 – Oscar-winning actor and UNESCO special envoy for peace Forest Whitaker holds a press conference today at the UN Headquarters in New York on the Sustainable Development Goals meetings that is taking place at the UN General Assembly. By Britta Schmitz UNITED NATIONS, April 24 2016 – Actor Forest Whitaker held a press conference at the UN in New York, urging world leaders to keep their promise of implementing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and ensuring that the Global Goals reach everyone. “What we have seen is that throughout history and throughout [Read More]

Moving Away from the Death Penalty

Nov 7, 2015 News, United Nations , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

Statement delivered on November 5, 2015 by the Permanent Representative of Italy to the United Nations, Ambassador Sebastiano Cardi, at the Book Launch “Moving away from death penalty – II edition” Mr. Secretary-General, excellencies, ladies and gentleman, There are at least two main reasons why during the last years Italy has been at the side of OHCHR in supporting its work on the death penalty. And why we are today extremely glad to mark the achievement of one of the results of our cooperation. First, because we strongly value the engagement of OHCHR, under the SG’s resolute guidance as we all [Read More]

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