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Mark Your Calendar: What’s Up In New York City – and Our World

New York, N.Y. The Stewardship Report on Connecting Goodness (website/Facebook), in cooperation with the J. Luce Foundation (website/Facebook), Orphans International Worldwide (website/Facebook), and the New York Global Leaders Lions Club (Facebook), maintains this calendar of events for New York City. All events are open to the public for free/fee and take place in NYC unless otherwise noted. Note that […]

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Yoga Day, Shows Importance Of Healthy Living In Realizing Global Goals

New York, N.Y. United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today urged everyone to embrace healthier choices and lifestyles and to commit to unity with other human beings, regardless of ethnicity, faith, age, gender identity or sexual orientation. Participants practice yoga during a special event celebrating the first International Day of Yoga at UN Headquarters (2015). UN […]

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International Eye Charity, Orbis Takes Airborne Healing to the World

Los Angeles, C.A. International charity Orbis is helping the visually impaired through a flying hospital staffed by volunteer doctors and medical workers.  It recently unveiled a new version of its airborne clinic, which will take the latest medical technology around the world. Eye Exams in Nicaragua. Photo:  Emmitt Hawks Jr. The world’s only flying eye […]

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UNICEF Warns of Risk for Migrant Children Arriving in Europe

New York, N.Y. More than nine out of 10 refugee and migrant children arriving in Europe this year through Italy are unaccompanied, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) reported today, warning of the growing threats of abuse, exploitation and death that such children are facing. A group of Gambian boys survey the ocean from the beach […]

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Pope Francis Shines Spotlight on Urgent Need to End Hunger

New York, N.Y. In the first papal visit to the United Nations World Food Programme (W.F.P.), Pope Francis today gave his full support to the goal of eradicating hunger and paid tribute to the organization’s staff, including those who had lost their lives at work. His Holiness Pope Francis pays official visit to W.F.P. headquarters […]

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VIDEO: Suspect Named in Worst Mass Shooting in U.S. History

Orlando, FL. A gunman killed 50 people and injured 53 in a crowded gay nightclub in the tourist hub of Orlando, Florida, early on Sunday before being shot dead by police, authorities said, in what appeared the deadliest mass shooting in American history. The shooter was identified as Omar S. Mateen, a man that a […]

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U.N. Stresses Need for Coherent Policies to End Child Labor

New York, N.Y. With some 168 million children working in various sectors globally, the fight against child labour requires coherent policy packages to support legislation focused on quality education, social protection and decent jobs for parents, the United Nations International Labour Organization (ILO) said today. Child labor on family farms should be addressed in an […]

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U.N. Expands Wildlife Protection Plan in Africa, Asia

New York, N.Y. A United Nations-backed partnership fun has approved an additional $40 million to expand its support of a global programme fighting against illegal trafficking to a total of 19 countries in Africa and Asia. A southern white rhinoceros at Lake Nakuru, Kenya. Photo: Ryan Harvey. The expansion for the Global Wildlife Program was approved […]

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