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From Trashing to Treasuring: UNICEF Panel on Sustainability
11/15/2016
From Trashing to Treasuring: UNICEF Panel on Sustainability

From Trashing to Treasuring: UNICEF Panel on Sustainability

Photo by: PCI Media Impact, UNICEF By Britta Schmitz UNITED NATIONS, Nov. 13 2016 – UNICEF is constantly working on raising awareness around the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). On 7 November, UNICEF hosted an event aimed at students of the New York City area to show them how they can contribut

Paris Agreement: Milestone against Climate Change Enters Into Force
11/05/2016
Paris Agreement: Milestone against Climate Change Enters Into Force

Paris Agreement: Milestone against Climate Change Enters Into Force

United Nations, New York, USA, November 04 2016 – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon speaks to journalists on the entry into force of the Paris Agreement on climate change today at the UN Headquarters in New York. By Britta Schmitz UNITED NATIONS, Nov. 04 2016 – The Paris Agreement on Climate Change fi

The Power of Imagination: Two New UN Comics Presented At Comic Con
10/31/2016
The Power of Imagination: Two New UN Comics Presented At Comic Con

The Power of Imagination: Two New UN Comics Presented At Comic Con

By Britta Schmitz UNITED NATIONS, Oct. 30 2016 – The initiative Comics Uniting Nations presented its two latest comics at a panel at the New York Comic Con this month. The Comic Con was held at the Javits Center from 6 to 9 October and is the largest pop-culture event on the East Coast. Comics U

Wonder Woman: UN Staff Unhappy With the New Honorary Ambassador
10/23/2016
Wonder Woman: UN Staff Unhappy With the New Honorary Ambassador

Wonder Woman: UN Staff Unhappy With the New Honorary Ambassador

United Nations, New York, USA, October 21 2016 – Lynda Carter is escorted by the United Nations Elite Security force into a side door to avoid the protester waiting for her at UN Visitors Lobby. Lynda Carter was at U.N. for a meeting to designate Wonder Woman as an Honorary Ambassador for the Empowe

Comic Character Wonder Woman Will Be a New UN Honorary Ambassador
10/16/2016
Comic Character Wonder Woman Will Be a New UN Honorary Ambassador

Comic Character Wonder Woman Will Be a New UN Honorary Ambassador

Jacob Javits Convention Center, New York, USA, October 07 and 08 2016 – Wonder Woman and the DC Super Hero Girls during the New York Comic Con 2016. Photo: Luiz Rampelotto/EuropaNewswire By Britta Schmitz UNITED NATIONS, Oct. 15 2016 – The UN will have a new fictional Honorary Ambassador: the comic

Antonio Guterres Will Be the Next UNSG
10/06/2016
Antonio Guterres Will Be the Next UNSG

Antonio Guterres Will Be the Next UNSG

Antonio Guterres, former UN High Commissioner for Refugees and candidate for the position of next United Nations Secretary-General attended the UN International Prayer Breakfast today at the UN Headquarters in New York. Antonio Guterres – Photo by Luiz Rampelotto/EuropaNewswire United Nations, Octob

Nadia Murad Basee Taha Appointed New Goodwill Ambassador for UNODC
10/06/2016
Nadia Murad Basee Taha Appointed New Goodwill Ambassador for UNODC

Nadia Murad Basee Taha Appointed New Goodwill Ambassador for UNODC

Amal Clooney, Nadia Murad Basee Taha. Photo: Luiz Rampelotto/EuropaNewswire United Nations, New York, USA, September 16 2016 – Amal Clooney, International human rights lawyer Participated on the Appointment Ceremony of Nadia Murad Basee Taha as UNODC Goodwill Ambassador for the Dignity of Survivors

German-Americans Celebrate Steuben Parade 2016
09/18/2016
German-Americans Celebrate Steuben Parade 2016

German-Americans Celebrate Steuben Parade 2016

New York City, USA, September 17 2016 – Thousands of People march on the 59th annual German-American Steuben Day Parade on 5th Avenue in New York City. Photo: Luiz Rampelotto/EuropaNewswire By Britta Schmitz NEW YORK, Sept. 18 – The German-American community of New York celebrated the 59th issue

UNICEF and Ronaldinho marked the 10th anniversary of its partnership with FC Barcelona at UN
09/09/2016
UNICEF and Ronaldinho marked the 10th anniversary of its partnership with FC Barcelona at UN

UNICEF and Ronaldinho marked the 10th anniversary of its partnership with FC Barcelona at UN

United Nations, New York, USA, September 07 2016 – Anthony Lake, Executive Director of UNICEF, Ronaldinho Gaucho and Josep Maria Bartomeu, President of FC Barcelona visiting the UN Headquarters to celebrate the tenth years of partnership between FC Barcelona and UNICEF. Photo: Luiz Rampelotto/Europ

German-American Steuben Parade 2016
08/24/2016
German-American Steuben Parade 2016

German-American Steuben Parade 2016

Annual German-American Steuben Parade of New York is one of the largest observances of German heritage throughout all America and the world. With tens of thousands of German-Americans marching up Fifth Avenue every year in September, the Parade is also a showcase of the strong friendship between the

Relocation of Sculptures: Landscaping of the North Lawn Continues
08/17/2016
Relocation of Sculptures: Landscaping of the North Lawn Continues

Relocation of Sculptures: Landscaping of the North Lawn Continues

United Nations, New York, USA, August 05 2016 – After the Completion of the UN Reconstruction (CMP) the art work are being return to their original places at the UN North Lawn. The sculpture Arrival (the Irish ship sculpture) is back to its original location. 8 August: Peace Monument (equestrian scu

Remarks at the Conclusion of a UN Security Council Arria Meeting on Aleppo
08/12/2016
Remarks at the Conclusion of a UN Security Council Arria Meeting on Aleppo

Remarks at the Conclusion of a UN Security Council Arria Meeting on Aleppo

United Nations, New York, USA, August 09 2016 – Samantha Power, United States Permanent Representative to the UN, briefs journalists following a Security Council meeting on the situation in Aleppo Syria today at the UN Headquarters in New York. Photo: Luiz Rampelotto/EuropaNewswire Remarks by Ambass

Ban Ki-Moon signed a condolence book at the Turkish Mission
07/02/2016
Ban Ki-Moon signed a condolence book at the Turkish Mission

Ban Ki-Moon signed a condolence book at the Turkish Mission

United Nations, New York, USA, June 30 2016 – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon signs a book of condolences at the Permanent Mission of Turkey to the United Nation, on the loss of lives as a result of the 28 June terrorist attack at the Ataturk International Airport in Istanbul. UN Secretary General Ba

Mayor de Blasio Delivers Remarks at NYC Gay Pride March
06/27/2016
Mayor de Blasio Delivers Remarks at NYC Gay Pride March

Mayor de Blasio Delivers Remarks at NYC Gay Pride March

New York, June 26 2016 Mayor Bill de Blasio: Everything we could have asked for in terms of the day to celebrate everything this city stands for; to celebrate the most vibrant LGBT community anywhere in the country; to celebrate a city that believes in respect for all people and inclusion. That is w

UN celebrates 2nd International Day of Yoga
06/23/2016
UN celebrates 2nd International Day of Yoga

UN celebrates 2nd International Day of Yoga

By Britta Schmitz UNITED NATIONS, June 22 2016 – The International Day of Yoga is a new event in the UN calendar. On June 21 it was celebrated at UN Headquarters for the second time. Yoga, an ancient Indian practice for both mind and body, has gained new popularity over the past few years and is pra

Mayor Bill de Blasio comments on the Orlando shooting incident
06/13/2016
Mayor Bill de Blasio comments on the Orlando shooting incident

Mayor Bill de Blasio comments on the Orlando shooting incident

New York, June 12 2016 Mayor Bill de Blasio: Well, In the midst of a positive celebration behind us a very, very sad tragedy today in Orlando, Florida. Once again, the eyes of our nation, the eyes of the world turned to a city that has been the victim of terror. Our thoughts and our prayers are with

Cities Raise the Bar for Global AIDS Action
06/10/2016
Cities Raise the Bar for Global AIDS Action

Cities Raise the Bar for Global AIDS Action

Participants in the Global Mayors Meeting on Ending AIDS in Cities pose for a group photo, at the main branch of the New York Public Forum, Monday, June 6, 2016. They are, from left: New York Mayor Bill de Blasio; Executive Director of UNAIDS Michel Sidibe; Singer Annie Lennox By Aruna Dutt UNITED N

Angry Birds Campaign at the Media for Social Impact Summit
06/09/2016
Angry Birds Campaign at the Media for Social Impact Summit

Angry Birds Campaign at the Media for Social Impact Summit

By Britta Schmitz UNITED NATIONS, June 6 2016 – What impact does the media have on social change? This was the main question at the Media for Social Impact Summit (MFSI) 2016, held at UNHQ on June 1. The objective of the event was to analyze the role of the media regarding social change, showcasin

First-ever UN Chiefs of Police Summit
06/04/2016
First-ever UN Chiefs of Police Summit

First-ever UN Chiefs of Police Summit

United Nations, New York, USA, June 03 2016 – Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson makes remarks at the opening of the United Nations Chiefs of Police Summit (UN COPS), a historic gathering of more than 100 police leaders from around the world, taking place at UN Headquarters in New York, 2-3 June

ICC Prosecutor Briefs Press on Libya
06/04/2016
ICC Prosecutor Briefs Press on Libya

ICC Prosecutor Briefs Press on Libya

United Nations, New York, USA, May 26 2016 – Fatou Bensouda, Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC), speaks to journalists after briefing the Security Council at its meeting on the situation in Libya today at the UN Headquarters in New York. Photo: Luiz Rampelotto/EuropaNewswire United

Suffering In Silence: Self-Harm And Suicide Among Young Indigenous People
05/15/2016
Suffering In Silence: Self-Harm And Suicide Among Young Indigenous People

Suffering In Silence: Self-Harm And Suicide Among Young Indigenous People

By Britta Schmitz UNITED NATIONS, May 13 2016 – Indigenous People suffer from disproportionately high suicide rates and rates of self-harm among young people. “It is not an issue that is associated with just one part of the globe, it is all over,“ Joseph Goko Mutangah, Member of the Permanent Forum

By Britta Schmitz UNITED NATIONS, May 13 2016  Indigenous People suffer from disproportionately high suicide rates and r...
05/14/2016
Suffering In Silence: Self-Harm And Suicide Among Young Indigenous People

By Britta Schmitz UNITED NATIONS, May 13 2016 Indigenous People suffer from disproportionately high suicide rates and rates of self-harm among young people. “It is not an issue that is associated with just one part of the globe, it is all over,“ Joseph Goko Mutangah, Member of the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues from Kenya, said at a press conference. The United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, established in the year 2000, urges to address the issue of suicide and self-harm among young indigenous people. “I don’t understand how we have gotten to the point where we have all [Read More] The post Suffering In Silence: Self-Harm And Suicide Among Young Indigenous People appeared first on Europa Newswire.

Indigenous People suffer from disproportionately high suicide rates and rates of self-harm among young people

Michael Douglas at Poster for Peace Award Ceremony
05/08/2016
Michael Douglas at Poster for Peace Award Ceremony

Michael Douglas at Poster for Peace Award Ceremony

United Nations, New York, USA, May 03 2016 – UN Messenger of Peace Michael Douglas along with Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon and a group of UN dignitaries promotes peace and abolition of nuclear weapons through art today at the UN Headquarters in New York. By Britta Schmitz UNITED NATIONS, May 4 2016

United Nations, New York, USA, May 03 2016 UN Messenger of Peace Michael Douglas along with Secretary General Ban Ki-Moo...
05/08/2016
Michael Douglas at Poster for Peace Award Ceremony

United Nations, New York, USA, May 03 2016 UN Messenger of Peace Michael Douglas along with Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon and a group of UN dignitaries promotes peace and abolition of nuclear weapons through art today at the UN Headquarters in New York. By Britta Schmitz UNITED NATIONS, May 4 2016 The United Nations honored the winners of the Poster for Peace Contest with a ceremony attended by academy-award winning actor Michael Douglas. Between October 24 2015 and January 24 2016 artists could participate in a poster competition by creating a poster aimed at raising awareness around nuclear [Read More] The post Michael Douglas at Poster for Peace Award Ceremony appeared first on Europa Newswire.

Michael Douglas along with Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon and a group of UN dignitaries promotes peace and abolition of nuclear weapons through art today

The Oldest Oppression: Discussing Prostitution at the UN
05/05/2016
The Oldest Oppression: Discussing Prostitution at the UN

The Oldest Oppression: Discussing Prostitution at the UN

Book Signing by Ruchira Gupta of River of “Flesh and Other Stories: The Prostituted Woman in Indian Short Fiction” today at the UN Headquarters in New York. An interview with Ruchira Gupta. By Aruna Dutt UNITED NATIONS, May 4, 2016 – United Nations Dignitaries and other renowned personalities gath

Book Signing by Ruchira Gupta of River of Flesh and Other Stories: The Prostituted Woman in Indian Short Fiction today a...
05/05/2016
The Oldest Oppression: Discussing Prostitution at the UN

Book Signing by Ruchira Gupta of River of Flesh and Other Stories: The Prostituted Woman in Indian Short Fiction today at the UN Headquarters in New York. An interview with Ruchira Gupta. By Aruna Dutt UNITED NATIONS, May 4, 2016 United Nations Dignitaries and other renowned personalities gathered on Tuesday to read and discuss Rivers of Flesh, the most recent book edited by award-winning activist Ruchira Gupta. The book is a collection of 21 stories by modern Indian writers around one common theme – prostitution. In India, more than 3 million girls and women are trapped in prostitution [Read More] The post The Oldest Oppression: Discussing Prostitution at the UN appeared first on Europa Newswire.

Book Signing by Ruchira Gupta of River of "Flesh and Other Stories: The Prostituted Woman in Indian Short Fiction" today at the UN Headquarters in New York

SDG Fund: Learning from the MDG Experience
04/29/2016
SDG Fund: Learning from the MDG Experience

SDG Fund: Learning from the MDG Experience

United Nations, New York, USA, April 05 2016 – Paloma Duran, Director of the Sustainable Development Goals Fund at the UN Development Programme (UNDP) during Alejandro Aravena, Chilean architect and winner of the Pritzker Architecture Prize for 2016 press encounter on the link between architecture a

United Nations, New York, USA, April 05 2016 Paloma Duran, Director of the Sustainable Development Goals Fund at the UN ...
04/29/2016
SDG Fund: Learning from the MDG Experience

United Nations, New York, USA, April 05 2016 Paloma Duran, Director of the Sustainable Development Goals Fund at the UN Development Programme (UNDP) during Alejandro Aravena, Chilean architect and winner of the Pritzker Architecture Prize for 2016 press encounter on the link between architecture and sustainable development today at the UN Headquarters in New York. By Britta Schmitz UNITED NATIONS, April 28 2016 In 2014, the UN created the Sustainable Development Goals Fund (SDG Fund). The Fund is supposed to serve as a bridge in the transition from the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) to the Sustainable Development Goals [Read More] The post SDG Fund: Learning from the MDG Experience appeared first on Europa Newswire.

SDG Fund: The Fund is supposed to serve as a bridge in the transition from the Millennium Development Goals to the Sustainable Development Goals

Forest Whitaker and the SDGs: Fight Against Inequalities
04/25/2016
Forest Whitaker and the SDGs: Fight Against Inequalities

Forest Whitaker and the SDGs: Fight Against Inequalities

United Nations, New York, USA, April 21 2016 – Oscar-winning actor and UNESCO special envoy for peace Forest Whitaker holds a press conference today at the UN Headquarters in New York on the Sustainable Development Goals meetings that is taking place at the UN General Assembly. By Britta Schmitz UNI

United Nations, New York, USA, April 21 2016 Oscar-winning actor and UNESCO special envoy for peace Forest Whitaker hold...
04/25/2016
Forest Whitaker and the SDGs: Fight Against Inequalities

United Nations, New York, USA, April 21 2016 Oscar-winning actor and UNESCO special envoy for peace Forest Whitaker holds a press conference today at the UN Headquarters in New York on the Sustainable Development Goals meetings that is taking place at the UN General Assembly. By Britta Schmitz UNITED NATIONS, April 24 2016 Actor Forest Whitaker held a press conference at the UN in New York, urging world leaders to keep their promise of implementing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and ensuring that the Global Goals reach everyone. “What we have seen is that throughout history and throughout [Read More] The post Forest Whitaker and the SDGs: Fight Against Inequalities appeared first on Europa Newswire.

Forest Whitaker held a press conference at the UN in New York, urging world leaders to keep their promise of implementing the Sustainable Development Goals

United Nations, New York, USA, April 22 2016 Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon (right) speaks to the media following the Sig...
04/23/2016
The signing of the Paris Agreement at the United Nations

United Nations, New York, USA, April 22 2016 Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon (right) speaks to the media following the Signing Ceremony for the Paris Agreement on Climate Change. More than 165 Member States were expected to attend the signing ceremony, including an estimated 60 Heads of States and Heads of Governments, setting an all-time record for countries signing an international agreement on a single day. Mr. Ban is joined by (from left) Ségolène Royal, Minister of the Environment, Energy and Marine Affairs of France; François Hollande, President of France; and Christiana Figueres, Executive Secretary of the UN Framework Convention on [Read More] The post The signing of the Paris Agreement at the United Nations appeared first on Europa Newswire.

Paris Agreement: April 22 world leaders will meet at the UN in New York to ceremonially finalize the historic outcome of COP21 with their signatures.

The signing  of the Paris Agreement at the United Nations
04/23/2016
The signing of the Paris Agreement at the United Nations

The signing of the Paris Agreement at the United Nations

United Nations, New York, USA, April 22 2016 – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon (right) speaks to the media following the Signing Ceremony for the Paris Agreement on Climate Change. More than 165 Member States were expected to attend the signing ceremony, including an estimated 60 Heads of States and H

Enrique Pena Nieto at World Drug Problem Meetings
04/20/2016
Enrique Pena Nieto at World Drug Problem Meetings

Enrique Pena Nieto at World Drug Problem Meetings

United Nations, New York, USA, April 19 2016 – Enrique Pena Nieto, President of Mexico along with Claudia Ruiz Massieu, Mexico’s minister of foreign affairs and his delegation during the Thirtieth special session of the General Assembly on the World Drug Problem today at the UN Headquarters in New Y

United Nations, New York, USA, April 19 2016 Enrique Pena Nieto, President of Mexico along with Claudia Ruiz Massieu, Me...
04/20/2016
Enrique Pena Nieto at World Drug Problem Meetings

United Nations, New York, USA, April 19 2016 Enrique Pena Nieto, President of Mexico along with Claudia Ruiz Massieu, Mexico s minister of foreign affairs and his delegation during the Thirtieth special session of the General Assembly on the World Drug Problem today at the UN Headquarters in New York. Photo: Luiz Rampelotto/EuropaNewswire United Nations, April 19 2016 In a special session on the world drug problem the United Nations (UN) General Assembly adopted an outcome document which reaffirmed its member’s determination to tackle the world drug problem and actively promote a society free of drug abuse. The document, which [Read More] The post Enrique Pena Nieto at World Drug Problem Meetings appeared first on Europa Newswire.

General Assembly adopted an outcome document which reaffirmed its member’s determination to tackle the world drug problem

Outlander Star Sam Heughan Shine at Tartan Day Parade
04/10/2016
Outlander Star Sam Heughan Shine at Tartan Day Parade

Outlander Star Sam Heughan Shine at Tartan Day Parade

Sixth Avenue, New York, USA, April 09 2016 – Thousands of Scots march along Sixth Avenue in New York City during the Rainy 2016 Tartan Day Parade. The parade is the largest Scottish celebration in Manhattan and one of the largest Scottish parades in the world By Britta Schmitz NEW YORK, April 10 201

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