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Ashanti Presser on a Concert to Beat Plastic Pollution

May 1, 2019 Celebrities, News, United Nations , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

United Nations, New York, USA, April 30, 2019 – Grammy Award Winning Singer, Ashanti Press Briefing on the upcoming ‘Play it Out’ Concert to beat plastic pollution today at the UN Headquarters in New York. Photo: Luiz Rampelotto/EuropaNewswire   At a press conference in New York April 30, the President of the UN General Assembly, María Fernanda Espinosa, Molwyn Joseph, Environment Minister of Antigua and Barbuda, Mona Juul, Permanent Representative of Norway, welcomed a special guest Ashanti, singer and Grammy Award winner as a headliner at the upcoming ‘Play it Out’ concert to tackle plastic pollution. Hosted by the Government [Read More]

Angelina Jolie at UN for a Speech on Sexual Violence in Conflict

Mar 29, 2019 Celebrities, United Nations , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

Angelina Jolie, Co-founder of the Preventing Sexual Violence in Conflict Initiative (PSVI) and Special Envoy of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) meet Lieutenant Commander Marcia Andrade Braga, Brazilian naval officer serving with the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA) and the UN Military Gender Advocate of the Year Award recipient today at the UN Headquarters in New York before her speech at the General Assembly. Photo: Luiz Rampelotto/EuropaNewswire   Angelina Jolie, Co-founder of the Preventing Sexual Violence in Conflict Initiative (PSVI) and Special Envoy of the United Nations High Commissioner for [Read More]

At UN, Norway Chairs Event on Mine Ban Treaty Whose Adoption It Hosted In 1997, Contributes $40 Million A Year

Mar 2, 2019 News, United Nations , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

United Nations, New York, USA, March 01, 2019 – Delegates speak with staff members from the United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS) at the event “A World Free of Mines: For a Safer Tomorrow” on the occasion of the 20th Anniversary of the entry into force of the Mine Ban Treaty today at the UN Headquarters in New York. Photo: Luiz Rampelotto/EuropaNewswire By Kurt Wheelock UNITED NATIONS, March 1 — When Norway’s foreign minister Ine Eriksen Søreide spoke about land mines in the United Nations on March 1, she cited the hope given the the Mine Ban Treaty that was [Read More]

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