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2019 UN Female Police Officer of the Year Award Ceremony

Nov 7, 2019 News, United Nations , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

United Nations, New York, USA, November 05, 2019 – UN Female Police Officer of the Year Award 2019 Ceremony today at the UN Headquarters in New York. Photo: Luiz Rampelotto/EuropaNewswire   Major Seynabou Diouf of the Senegal National Police was awarded today as the 2019 United Nations Female Police Officer of the Year. Speaking at the award ceremony today (05 Nov) in New York, UN peacekeeping chief Jean-Pierre Lacroix congratulated Major Diouf and commended the dedication she performed in combating sexual exploitation and abuse. Lacroix said, “in all our Missions, female officers are a key element in the sensitization and [Read More]

Greta Thunberg at UN for Climate Action

Aug 30, 2019 Celebrities, News, United Nations , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

United Nations, New York, USA, August 30, 2019 – Maria Fernanda Espinosa Garces (right), President of the seventy-third session of the General Assembly, meets with Greta Thunberg (second from left), climate activist from Sweden, and Alexandria Villasenor (left) and Xiye Bastida, climate activists from the United States. Photo: Luiz Rampelotto/EuropaNewswire General Assembly President Maria Espinosa welcomed today at the United Nations the climate activist Greta Thunberg who sailed from Europe to New York for two weeks on a zero-emissions sailboat to take part in the Climate Action Summit later in September. Espinosa, together with 16-year-old Thunberg and two other New [Read More]

At UN Amal Clooney Calls For Journalists Release by Myanmar Whose Aung San Suu Kyi Cites Sovereignty

Sep 29, 2018 Celebrities, United Nations , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

United Nations, New York, USA, September 28, 2018 – Amal Clooney Participated on a Side Event on Press Behind Bars: Undermining Justice and Democracy today at the UN Headquarters in New York City. Photos: Luiz Rampelotto/EuropaNewswire By Kurt Wheelock UNITED NATIONS — At the UN on September 28, human rights lawyer Amal Clooney called for the release of journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo by Myanmar, which detained them in December 2017 while they were investigating the murder of Rohingya men and boys in the Rakhine State village of Inn Din. “Police planted government documents on the journalists while [Read More]

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