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Daniel Craig UN Advocate for Elimination of Mines

Apr 4, 2016 News, United Nations , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

United Nations, New York, USA, April 04 2016 – Daniel Craig, actor and UN Global Advocate for the Elimination of Mines and Other Explosive Hazards during his visit to the UN Headquarters in New York. Photo: Cia Pak/EuropaNewswire United Nations, April 04 2016 Marking Mine Action Day, UN Global Advocate on the Elimination of Mines and Explosives Hazards, Daniel Craig, said that as conflicts continue to rage in Syria, in Iraq, in Libya, in Somalia, and in the Sahel, the United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS) “provides a long-term solution to the biggest problem facing the victims of war, how [Read More]

North Korea denies violence, says South Korea and U.S. “on the brink” of starting second Korean war

Aug 22, 2015 News, United Nations , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

Aruna Dutt, UNITED NATIONS  – 22 Aug. 2015   An exchange of fire took place at the border between North and South Korea on Thursday afternoon,  beginning with one shell fire from North Korea  at South Korea, followed by 36 shells from South Korea landing on the North Korean side, said Ja Song Nam, Permanent Representative of the Mission of North Korea to the United Nations on Friday afternoon at a United Nations press conference, while other North Korean UN officials insisted that North Korea has never fired any bullet or shell on south Korea, and it was completely fabricated [Read More]

James Bond 007 actor Daniel Craig first UN Global Advocate for the Elimination of Mines

Apr 17, 2015 Celebrities, Secretary General, United Nations , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

Photos by: Luiz Rampelotto/EuropaNewswire United Nations, April 14 2014 – James Bond 007 actor Daniel Craig Tuesday picked up a “license to save.” UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Tuesday designated  Craig as the first UN Global Advocate for the Elimination of Mines and Explosive Hazards. In a brief ceremony held at UN Headquarters, the Secretary-General thanked Mr. Craig for his commitment to support the UN’s vision of a world free from the threat of landmines and explosive remnants of war. Ban said, “You have been given license to kill. I’m now giving you license to save.” The designation marked the 10th [Read More]

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