Press Releases with tag "united nations"
Adelphi University Presents Eighth Annual Conference for Peace and Human Rights
Adelphi will explore ideals of peace and sustainability during a panel discussion on “Sustainable Peace and Western Sahara” and a visit to the United Nations Headquarters to attend briefings on peace, human rights, and sustainable development.
Quarter of Americans Support Current Level of Involvement with UN
How do Americans feel about the country's involvement with the United Nations? A recent survey from MPO Research Group find that only a quarter of the country is happy with the current level of involvement.
Bhilwara Sangam University National Girl Child Day - Everest Conqueror Anshu Jamsenpa Shares Thoughts
Indeed, in India today no one can stop girls from being dreamers, performers and achievers like their male counterparts and becoming top ranking leaders who know the way, go the way and show the way in various walks of life.
DreamFire Interactive Launches Manhattan Perceived Art Competition and Auction
DreamFire Interactive announces the launch of the Manhattan Perceived Art Competition and Auction to assist victims of Hurricane Sandy.
UN Meets on Anniversary of Timor Massacre
The East Timor and Indonesia Action Network (ETAN) urged the UN, U.S. and other governments to fulfill outstanding promises of justice for the many victims of Indonesia's illegal invasion and occupation as the UN Security Council meets on East Timor.
United Nations Day 2012 – Sangam University Bhilwara Rajasthan
With the ratification of this founding document by the majority of its signatories, including the five permanent members of the Security Council, the United Nations officially came into being on this date in 1945.
Founding A Movement: A New Book About The First Global Women’s Microfinance Network
The Full Inside Story of the Founding of Women’s World Banking by its Founding President Michaela Walsh
IYD - 2012 International Youth Day at Sangam University Bhilwara
No one has doubt that the status of India tomorrow in global arena is intimately connected with the youth of India today.
Students From Hollywood, FL Prepare To Visit The United Nations In N.Y.C. - Jordan Botknecht And 11 Other Future World Leaders
Students from Hollywood, FL Prepare to visit the United Nations In N.Y.C. - Jordan Botknecht and 11 other Future World Leaders from Beachside Montessori Village in Hollywood, Florida will participate in the Montessori Model United Nations Program.
Avazoo Awaits Important Developments
Avazoo Corp confirmed today that they are awaiting some exciting developments to complete before the official launch of the worldwide Billion Dollar Raffle where 40% of net proceeds are given to charitable causes. Developments that would make it poss
Youth for Human Rights of Florida: Keeping the Dream Alive
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. once said that “I can never be what I ought to be until you are what you ought to be,” and in this spirit, Youth for Human Rights of Florida is spreading the dream of human rights.
The Nessun Dorma Project - United Nations Arts Initiative
The historic level of desperation, for relief operations in 193 UN member countries, has prompted a call to artists with the innovation, creativity and a connection with the grassroots level, to lead U.S. and international humanitarian relief efforts
Pilani Rajasthan Shridhar University Celebrates Human Rights Day 2011
Human Rights are Universal is a common dream in Perth or Pilani or Pittsburgh and recognition of human rights aims at preserving dignity and upholding equality of all people before the law.
Ambassador Dr. Palitha T.B. Kohona Presents “The World from the Perspective of Sri Lanka”
The International Initiatives Committee’s Ambassador Series invites Dr. Palitha T.B. Kohona, to share his expertise and unique perspectives on world events and issues.
United Nations Volunteers (UNV) Partners Karmayuga Campaign To Confer UNV Karmaveer Chakra
KARMAYUGA- The Right every Wrong Generation - a tribute to volunteerism is being launched for very first time in the country under the umbrella of CtrlS-iCONGO Karmaveer Puraskaar
Animated Videoclip About Human Rights
The german non-profit organisation /e-politik.de/ e.V. released a state of the art animated videoclip about Human Rights.
Letter Sent To UN Secretary General Protesting Khaled Shahen Appointment
Dr. Naseer Homoud who resigned yesterday from the IIMSAM in protest of Khaled Shahen appointment as IIMSAM GWA has sent a complaint letter to the Secretary General of the United Nations urging his urgent attention to the matter.
Dr. Homoud Resigns From IIMSAM In Protest Of Prisoner Becoming Goodwill Ambassador
The Goodwill Ambassador and Director of Middle East office for IIMSAM Dr. Naseer Homoud has resigned from the organization in protest of appointment of a convicted person as IIMSAM Goodwill Ambassador.
Dr. Furno Lectures At The United Nations On Nutrition's Role In Health Care Reform
The United States has the highest expenditure on health care in the world, yet was ranked 37th by the World Health Organization. Within two decades, the U.S. has dropped from 11th down to 42nd in life expectancy rankings. ("U.S. Life Expectancy Lags
Unique Black History Collection Showcased at the United Nations
Twenty original documents and artifacts from The Freeman Institute Black History Collection about the Transatlantic Slave Trade are exhibited (free) at the United Nations until 30 April, 2011.
Finnish Ambassador Jarmo Viinanen to Lecture at Adelphi University on April 12
Adelphi University is pleased to welcome Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Finland to the United Nations Jarmo Viinanen as he speaks on “Dignified Foreign Policy.”
On International Women’s Day Shridhar University Pilani Rajasthan Hikes Scholarship for Girl Students
Female literacy has considerable multiplier effects in all areas of women empowerment and no one anywhere has a doubt that educational empowerment alone can transform women into powerful agents of social change.
Native Americans Lack Access to Clean Drinking Water
More than 10 percent of the American Indian population doesn't have access to clean drinking water or safe wastewater disposal, a U.N. official said.
The Special Tribunal For Lebanon Will Continue With Its Investigation Into The Assassination of Rafik Hariri
The Special Tribunal for Lebanon is determined to go forward with its investigation despite opposition emerging from Beirut, the tribunal president said.
Violence Continues to Escalate in Ivory Coast
Violence is escalating in Ivory Coast where parts of the main city of Abidjan resembles a "war zone," an official with the U.N. refugee agency said.