Tag Archives: United Nations

74 Years After Hiroshima, Nagasaki: Authoritarianism, Hatred on Rise

New York, N.Y. The 26th Annual Interfaith Peace Ceremony to Commemorate the Hiroshima and Nagasaki atomic bombings was held this week at the Japan Society in New York City. The event drew attention to rising authoritarianism around the world coupled with an upswing of White Nationalism and general racism and xenophobia in the United States. […]

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2019 “Luce 24 Under 24” Recipients Awarded in New York City

New York, N.Y. More than one hundred people celebrated the unveiling of the first cohort of “Luce 24 Under 24” at The China Institute on July 24, which coincidentally was the 60th birthday of Jim Luce. Mirroring the Forbes 30 Under 30, the “Luce 24 Under 24” Awards recognize young game-changers twenty-four years of age […]

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At the U.N.: ‘As a Young Global Leader; I am Servant of My People’

By Isaac Bayoh, 2019 Luce 24 Under 24 Award Recipient “The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams” – Roosevelt   New York, N.Y. Mirrors exist to show our outer appearance but nothing beyond that. Only our actions, words, and ideas could represent the personal qualities that matter. The real worth of […]

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First “Luce 24 Under 24” Awards Winners Announced for Soirée

New York, N.Y. The James Jay Dudley Luce Foundation is pleased to announce the first winners of the 2019 “Luce 24 Under 24” Awards. The awards will be presented on the evening of Wednesday, July 24, 2019 at The China Institute, 40 Rector Street, New York City. Mirroring the Forbes 30 Under 30, the “Luce 24 […]

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U.N. to Kenya: Lift Ban, Protect Judiciary, Preserve Civil Society

New York, N.Y.  Voicing concern over restrictions on protests as well as attacks on judiciary and civil society in the run-up to presidential elections in Kenya, a group of United Nations independent human rights experts called on the Government to honor its obligations and protect the rights of Kenyans. Jean-Marc Ferré Independent Expert on Human […]

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U.N.: World Faces ‘Climate Apartheid’ with 120 Million More in Poverty

There is no shortage of alarm bells ringing over climate change – UN expert New York, N.Y. Climate change “threatens to undo the last 50 years” of development, global health and poverty reduction, a United Nations expert said on Tuesday, citing the risk of a new era of “climate apartheid” where the rich buy their way out […]

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Young Global Leaders Invited to Indie Film Screening on Equality at U.N.

New York, N.Y. The SPICE-Indian club is proud to invite all Young Global Leaders to a special movie screening of “The Last Color” on Friday, July 12, 2019, located at the United Nations Headquarters. The SPICE – Indian club aim is to raise awareness to end all forms of discrimination against all women and girls everywhere […]

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U.N.: Khashoggi Killed by High-Level Saudi Officials

Saudi Arabia in spotlight as U.N.-appointed independent investigator publishes full Khashoggi findings New York, N.Y. Responsibility for the killing of dissident Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi lies with “high-level officials” of the monarchy, a U.N.-appointed independent investigator said on Wednesday, in a renewed call for full State accountability for the crime. . In a 100-page report to be presented […]

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Himalayan Sessions compiles contemplative compositions by world music icons to donate instruments to underprivileged kids

Sabbe Sañkhara Aniccã: All Conditioned Things Are Impermanent

Dharamshala for Americans: His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s Hometown

Simple: Whatever Faith Tradition, It’s All About Kindness

In Himalayas: Once Greater Tibet, Now Tragically Divided

Himalayas: From India/Pakistan to Bhutan & Nepal + Chinese Tibet