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As Nauru Calls for UN Climate and Security Envoy and Curaçao Agrees, US and Russia Less Supportive

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United Nations, New York, USA, July 11, 2018 – President of Nauru Baron Waqa during the Security Council Meeting on Understanding and addressing climate-related security risks today at the UN Headquarters in New York. By Kurt Wheelock UNITED NATIONS, July 11 — Nauru is a small country in the Pacific Ocean, and getting smaller as the water rises. On July 11 its president Baron Divavesi Waqa proposed to the UN Security Council the creation on Climate and Security of a new UN envoy. He outlined to the Security Council members improvements they need to make, saying “the Council needs better [Read More]

World Autism Awareness Day at the UN

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  United Nations, New York, USA, April 01 2016 – Book Signing by Steve Silberman, author of “Neuro Tribes: The Legacy of Autism and the Future of Neurodiversity” today at the UN Headquarters in New York. By Britta Schmitz   UNITED NATIONS, April 2 2016 – People on the autism spectrum are often stigmatized and face great challenges in their daily lives. April 2 is World Autism Awareness Day (WAAD). The UN celebrates the eighth WAAD with a high-level event and various panel discussions.   “We’re moving from viewing people on the autism spectrum as failed versions of normal to [Read More]

Decreased Funding for International Education is “Deplorable” Says Gordon Brown

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S Stephanie Zawalski/Europa Newswire March 18, 2015 UNITED NATIONS — During a press conference given by Gordon Brown, the United Nations Special Envoy for Education and the former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, expressed his deep dissatisfaction with the apathetic response of the international community toward funding the education of children in areas of heavy conflict. According to Brown education is currently down to 1% of all humanitarian aid. The focus of the press conference was on the $163 million gap necessary to expand a double shift school system implemented in Lebanon that would get an additional five hundred [Read More]

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