New York, N.Y. Due to severe shortages of fuel, food, medicines and vaccines, more than three million children under the age of 5 are at risk of death or disease during the harsh winter months in Nepal, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) warned today. Ten year old Babu Kaji Tamang, who gets around by […]
Percentage of Actor’s Anger Management Show Profits to Benefit Facility for Injured Troops in Bethesda, MD Los Angeles, CA. Charlie Sheen has announced that he will donate 1% of the profits from his new FX show Anger Management to the USO, with the actor guaranteeing a minimum of $1 million and an unlimited cap on […]
New York, N.Y. From parades to soccer matches, school debates, and the lighting up of hundreds of iconic monuments, starting tomorrow a United Nations call to “Orange the World” will galvanize global action calling for an end to violence against women and girls, which according to the UN’s agency for gender equality (UN Women) affects one […]
New York, N.Y. The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Regional Bureau for Africa today launched an initiative to support African countries to prevent and respond to the growth of violent extremism through a development lens. Boko Haram. Image Courtesy: A.K. Rockefeller. “We must confront the issues that drive many African youths away from productive lives and […]
Swedish furniture giant Ikea has partnered with Greek municipalities to give color and care to kindergartens across the country.
New York, N.Y. More than half a billion children live in areas with extremely high flood occurrence and 160 million in high drought severity zones, leaving them highly exposed to the impacts of climate change, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said in a report released ahead of the 21st United Nations climate change conference, known […]
New York, N.Y. The calendar doesn’t lie and already you may feel the stress starting to build. The holidays are approaching, bringing with them a flurry of must-accomplish tasks such as baking, shopping, entertaining, traveling and dealing with eccentric family members who arrive ready to renew decades-old arguments. Family gathering for the holidays. Photo: Stephanie […]
Washington, D.C. The special U.S. envoy to the global coalition to counter the Islamic State group (IS/ISIL) said dozens of U.S. special operations forces will be deployed “very soon” in Syria to work with Arab forces trying to isolate the group’s self-proclaimed capital and end terrorist plots. U.S. Special Forces Going Into Syria to Combat […]