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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]

Norway Launches Bid for UNSC Seat, Speaking on Darfur While Jokingly Deflecting on World Cup Absence

Jun 22, 2018 Celebrities, News, United Nations , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

United Nations, New York, USA, June 22, 2018 – Haakon, Crown Prince of Norway and Ine Eriksen Soreide Norwegian Minister of Foreign Affairs During the launch of Norways campaign for an elected seat in the Security Council, term 2021-2022 today at the UN Headquarters Rose Garden in New York. Photo: Luiz Rampelotto/EuropaNewswire By Kurt Wheelock When Norway’s Foreign Minister Ine Eriksen Soreide appeared in the Rose Garden of UN Headquarters on June 22 to officially launch her country’s bid to be elected to a UN Security Council seat for 2021-22, the campaigning had already in essence begun. Norway has already [Read More]

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