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Michael Douglas at Poster for Peace Award Ceremony

May 8, 2016 News, United Nations , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

United Nations, New York, USA, May 03 2016 – UN Messenger of Peace Michael Douglas along with Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon and a group of UN dignitaries promotes peace and abolition of nuclear weapons through art today at the UN Headquarters in New York. By Britta Schmitz UNITED NATIONS, May 4 2016 – The United Nations honored the winners of the Poster for Peace Contest with a ceremony attended by academy-award winning actor Michael Douglas. Between October 24 2015 and January 24 2016 artists could participate in a poster competition by creating a poster aimed at raising awareness around nuclear [Read More]

UN North Lawn: Back to the Roots

Mar 22, 2016 News, United Nations , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

United Nations, New York, USA, February and March 2016 – Construction Workers are all most finished with the Demolition on the North Loan (NLB) and renewing the area in to the Historic Look of UN Headquarters. NLB was a temporary building that housed the General Assembly the office of the Secretary General along with over 20 meeting rooms during the Capital Master Plan (CMP) constructions and Renovation of the Secretariat Building. by Britta Schmitz UNITED NATIONS, March 22 2016 – The North Lawn Building (NLB) had been standing on the grounds of the UN Headquarters between 46th and 47th Street [Read More]

Former Secretary-General Boutros Boutros-Ghali Died at 93

Feb 16, 2016 News, United Nations , , , , , Comments are off

United Nations, February 16 2016 Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today hailed his predecessor, Boutros Boutros Ghali, as a respected statesman who brought “formidable experience and intellectual power to the task of piloting the United Nations through one of the most tumultuous and challenging periods in its history.” Boutros-Ghali, UN Secretary-General from 1992 to 1996, died at the age of 93. As Secretary-General, Ban said “he presided over a dramatic rise in UN peacekeeping. He also presided over a time when the world increasingly turned to the United Nations for solutions to its problems, in the immediate aftermath of the cold war.” [Read More]

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