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As SmartPhones Take Over UN Meetings, Improvements Could Be Made

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United Nations, New York, USA, May 08, 2018 – Heavy Phone Usage During the Security Council meeting on the situation in Bosnia and Herzegovina today at the UN Headquarters in New York City. Photo: Luiz Rampelotto/EuropaNewswire By Kurt Wheelock For diplomats at the United Nations sitting in a meeting listening to others’ usually predictable speeches has never been easy. But smartphones have increasingly turned such meetings into reading, text, Tweeting and web surfing sessions with meetings of the mind become even less frequent. Is the smartphone killing diplomacy? It doesn’t have to. The question is, what are the diplomats reading [Read More]

Leave your ego behind for a better UN – according to Mia Farrow

Aug 8, 2014 News , , , Comments are off

UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Mia Farrow spoke at the United Nations on July 22 about her latest visit to Central African Republic and how ethnic cleansing is happening in numbers so staggering the United Nations and the global community need to pay attention. “What we did see though, and there’s no doubt about this, was ethnic cleansing,” she began her telling the press. “By the time I came back in June, early July…the entire town of Bossangoa, virtually all Muslims, had been ‘cleansed’ of the entire Muslim population,” she added. Bossangoa, the capital of Ouham, one of the 14 prefectures of [Read More]

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