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World Summit: New Course for Humanitarian Summit

New York, N.Y. Hailing the global community’s achievements at the first-ever World Humanitarian Summit, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today called for commitments made to be taken forward for transformative change from the top down and from the ground up. United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on stage at the closing ceremony of the […]

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Fountain House Symposium Looks for Answers to Suicide

New York, N.Y. This year’s Fountain House Symposium and Luncheon took on a formidable subject. Titled “Suicide: Looking for Answers,” the event recently drew more than 500 attendees to The Pierre in support of the innovative mental health programs of Fountain House, winner of the Conrad N. Hilton Humanitarian Prize. In light of recent reports that suicide […]

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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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Human Rights Chief Welcomes Pfizer Decision to Bar Execution Drug

New York, N.Y. The United Nations human rights chief today warmly welcomed the initiatives announced by pharmaceutical company Pfizer to ensure that the drugs it produces will not be used by States to carry out executions by lethal injection. High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein addresses the 31st regular session of the Human […]

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At U.N., Homophobia, Transphobia Focus of International Day

New York, N.Y. Marking the International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia, the United Nations today called on the global community to take action to ensure that all people have an equal right to live healthy lives free from violence, persecution, stigma, and discrimination. Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex (LGBTI) pride march. Photo: OHCHR/Joseph […]

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VIDEO: The Queen Calls Chinese Officials ‘Very Rude’

London, U.K. Queen Elizabeth has been caught on camera saying Chinese officials were “very rude” during a state visit to Britain by President Xi Jinping that London had said would herald a “golden era” in relations with Beijing. She was speaking at a garden party at Buckingham Palace on Tuesday, the same day that Prime Minister […]

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Republican Senators Coming to Grips with Trump as Nominee

Washington, D.C. Republicans in the U.S. Senate appear to be coming to grips with a reality many once thought unimaginable: that bombastic New York businessman Donald Trump is their party’s presumptive presidential nominee. Donald Trump. Photo: Wikipedia/Gage Skidmore. “He [Trump] won the nomination the old-fashioned way — he got more votes than anybody else,” Senate Majority […]

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For Britain’s Muslims, Mayor’s Victory Sign of Change

London, U.K. The election of Sadiq Khan as London’s first Muslim mayor is a sign of changing times for Britain and its population of nearly 3 million Muslims. “He is a Muslim. We are Muslims. This is a great opportunity for the Muslim people,” said Mohammed, a 69-year-old businessman in East London’s largely Muslim Whitechapel […]

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World Summit: New Course for Humanitarian Summit

Fountain House Symposium Looks for Answers to Suicide

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

Human Rights Chief Welcomes Pfizer Decision to Bar Execution Drug