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‘The United Nations is With You,’ Ban Tells Haiti After Hurricane’s Wrath

New York,N.Y.  Haiti is facing its largest humanitarian disaster since the 2010 earthquake, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said today in Port-au-Prince, where he urged friends of the island nation worldwide to “step up” and provide the resources the Haitian people so desperately need in the wake of the “utter devastation” wrought by Hurricane Matthew. […]

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Haiti: 100,000 Children Missing Out on Learning

New York, N.Y. One week after Hurricane Matthew slammed into Haiti, more than 100,000 children are missing out on learning as their schools were either damaged or converted into shelters, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) reported today, stressing the urgent need to rehabilitate those facilities. “At least 100,000 children today will not experience the […]

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U.N. Allocates $5 Million to Kick-Start in Wake of Hurricane Matthew

New York, N.Y. Hurricane Matthew’s destructive path through the Caribbean dealt a “major blow” to Haiti’s reconstruction effort and fight the against cholera, the United Nations humanitarian chief said this evening as the UN announced $5 million in emergency funds to kick-start assistance in the wake of the deadly storm, which has affected some 350,000 […]

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Meet Global Advisor, Richard Allen Ph.D.

New York, N.Y. Film scholar, Hitchcock expert, Philosopher, Writer, Professor, Dean; these are the things that make up Richard Allen. Richard Allen was born and raised in England. Richard majored in philosophy and politics as an undergraduate where he was inspired by the philosophy of Wittgenstein and ran the Oxford University Film Society for a […]

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There aren’t many artists who use their crafts and talents to convey an important message to others. We need more artists like Gwendolen Cates, who can be a voice for those who don’t have one. As an award winning photographer, author, and filmmaker, she not only captures stories through moving images, but also takes photographs […]

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Resettlement Solutions Needed For Refugees on Manus Island

New York, N.Y. mid news of an agreement to close the Australian immigration detention centre on Manus Island, Papua New Guinea, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) today underscored the importance of finding permanent and sustainable resettlement solutions that address the needs of the refugees.                     […]

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CONOR GRENNAN: Prince of Nepal

Photo: It all began with a trip followed by a promise; sometimes in life you have to explore and discover the unknown and the hidden. This can eventually lead you to discover a passion, a duty that you must complete. This point brings me to Conor Grennan, an author, philanthropist and true game changer. […]

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How Meditation is Helping Veterans Heal

BLUEMONT, Virginia – (August 11, 2016) – As the number of veterans diagnosed with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), depression, anxiety, and other related conditions continues to rise, many are finding relief in a surprising way. These veterans are closing their eyes and silently thinking a simple sound known as a mantra. Much to their surprise, […]

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Tobacco Plants Found Capable of Producing Malaria Drug

The J. Luce Foundation’s Young Global Leadership Initiative

U.N. – African Partnership to Foster Jobs for African Rural Youth

People In Madagascar ‘Living On The Brink,’ U.N. Efforts On Food Crisis

Photo of the Day – Oct. 20, 2016

U.N. Provides Food Aid to 8,000 People in Central African Republic