Tag Archives: United Nations

Spring into Action this Season with the J. Luce Foundation!

New York, N.Y. Spring 2016 is going to be the most exciting season the J. Luce Foundation has experienced since its inception. There are so many ways that you can get involved and help better humanity! It began in 1998 with Orphans International Worldwide, and was joined in 2008 by the J. Luce Foundation. The Stewardship […]

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In New York, BMCC Students Speak at United Nations

New York, N.Y. Borough of Manhattan Community College/CUNY Computer Science major Hector Liang fell in love with New York City the first time he visited the city in 2012. Raised in Venezuela by Chinese parents, Liang moved to New York to study at BMCC in 2015. “BMCC attracted me with its Start Here, Go Anywhere motto,” Liang […]

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World Autism Day, Young Filmmaker Interviews Ban Ki-moon

New York, N.Y. Young filmmaker Benjamin Rosloff’s visit to the United Nations Headquarters in New York City and his interview with U.N.’s Secretary General, Ban Ki-Moon. Before the interview, Benjamin had the opportunity to explore and film the building including art and photo exhibits from all over the world. The video – produced for the World […]

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Slavery Remembrance Day: U.N. Shines Light on African Diaspora Legacy

New York, N.Y. United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today highlighted the African diaspora’s contributions to society, including culture, medicine, science and spirituality, as the global community gathered to honour the millions of Africans forcibly exploited by slavery. Shackles used to bind slaves. U.N. Photo/Mark Garten. “The dynamic culture and traditions of Africa continue to enrich life […]

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U.N. Calls for ‘Better Water, Better Jobs’ on World Water Day

New York, N.Y.  With nearly half of the world’s workers employed in water-related sectors, sustainable access to safe water can change lives and livelihoods, the United Nations today said, underscoring the link between water and jobs, this year’s theme for World Water Day. A Somali woman in Garowe drawing water from one of the many […]

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Ban Ki-Moon: ‘Assault on One Minority Community is Attack on All’

New York, N.Y. Observing the world’s day set aside to bolster efforts on eliminating racial discrimination, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today urged increased global efforts towards that aim and declared that “an assault on one minority community is an attack on all.” Three children in Akko draw together and smile for the photographer’s camera. […]

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Schedule for International Day of Happiness at the United Nations

INTERNATIONAL DAY OF HAPPINESS AT THE UNITED NATIONS   Sunday, 20 March 2016 The Permanent Missions of the Republic of Palau to the United Nations The Permanent Mission of São Tomé and Príncipe to the United Nations The Permanent Mission of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam to the United Nations Humanicy presents: A Tribute to the KINGDOM […]

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Unaccompanied Refugee Children in Europe ‘Falling Between Cracks’

May: Great Month to Celebrate Military, Honor Invisible War Injuries

Savvy Travelers CEO Tina Aldatz to be Honored as Woman of the Year

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

EOD Warrior Foundation Partners with the UK Felix Fund to Raise Money for EOD Warriors and Their Families

Wow-Worthy Mother’s Day Gifts

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