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At UN, British Princess Eugenie and Her Sister Beatrice Work Against Modern Slavery, Inspired by 2013 Trip to India

Jul 27, 2018 Celebrities, News, United Nations , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

United Nations, New York, USA, July 26, 2018 – Princess Eugenie of York speak about her work as Director of the Anti-Slavery Collective During the NEXUS Meeting today at the UN Headquarters in New York City. Photos: Luiz Rampelotto/EuropaNewswire   By Kurt Wheelock UNITED NATIONS — When British Princess Eugenie and her sister Princess Beatrice came to the UN on July 26 it was on a deadly serious subject, ending modern slavery. She spoke at the NEXUS 8th Annual Global Summit at the UN. Princess Eugenie’s commitment to the issue began on a 2013 trip to India with her mother, [Read More]

At UN on Nelson Mandela Day, Forest Whitaker Praises Path of Resistance As Mandela’s Anti-Apartheid Speeches Recalled

Jul 18, 2018 Celebrities, News, United Nations , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

Forest Whitaker, UNESCO Special Envoy for Peace and Reconciliation and SDG Global Advocate, makes remarks during the annual observance of Nelson Mandela International Day. The 2018 observance marks 100 years since Mandela’s birth (18 July 1918) today at the UN Headquarters in New York City. Photos: Luiz Rampelotto/EuropaNewswire   by Kurt Wheelock UNITED NATIONS, July 18 — On Nelson Mandela Day at the UN, actor Forest Whitaker told the audience that Mandela “took the path of resistance and paid the price for it.” He compared Mandela to Gandhi and Martin Luther King, calling each a “beacon of courage.” The UN [Read More]

At UN, Michelle Yeoh Promotes Sustainable Fashion, Tells How Nepal Earthquake Moved Her

Jul 16, 2018 Celebrities, News, United Nations , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

United Nations, New York, USA, July 16, 2018 – Actress Michelle Yeoh, UN Development Programme Goodwill Ambassador Advocating for the SDGs today at the UN Headquarters in New York. Photo: Luiz Rampelotto/EuropaNewswire By Kurt Wheelock UNITED NATIONS, July 16 — Actor Michelle Yeoh has been on a journey to find an outfit that that does not damage the Earth. On July 16 she brought to the UN in New York a film about her quest, called “Made in Forests.” It was presented during the High-level Political Forum for Sustainable Development, and features Italy’s Cittadellarte Fashion B.E.S.T., an art foundation that [Read More]

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