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Ashley Judd Appointed New UNFPA Goodwill Ambassador

Mar 17, 2016 Celebrities, News, United Nations , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

United Nations, New York, USA, March 15 2016 – Ashley Judd speaks at a press conference on her appointment as the UN Population Fund’s (UNFPA) new Goodwill Ambassador today at the UN Headquarters in New York. Photo by: Luiz Rampelotto/EuropaNewswire United Nations, March 15 2016 – Acclaimed humanitarian, actor and writer, Ashley Judd, was appointed UNFPA’s newest Goodwill Ambassador today. “Ashley and UNFPA will be joining forces to raise awareness of the huge work that still needs to be done across the world to stop women dying giving life and to empower women to choose when and how often to [Read More]

ECOSOC celebrates its 70th anniversary: “Keep working for development, after the 2030 agenda”

Jan 24, 2016 News, United Nations , , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

NEW YORK, 24 January, 2016 – 70th birthday for the Economic and Social Council ECOSOC on January 23, 2016. The UN organ established under the United Nations Charter in 1945, became operative the following year. In the seven decades since its creation, it has committed to remove the root causes of war, degradation, as well as socio-economic gap between all people. “We have a rich history in ECOSOC, but the bar has been raised”, Council’s President Oh Joon commented during a the commemoration held at UN Headquarters in New York on Friday. He also stressed the results so far achieved [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]

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