Tag Archives: United Nations

Secretary-General Meets with Two Former Secretaries-General

Former Secretaries-General Kofi Annan (left) and Ban Ki-moon (right) pay a courtesy call on Secretary-General António Guterres. 13 October 2017. United Nations, New York. Tweet

Read More 0 Comments

Liberté, Egalité, Fraternité: Immigrant Doctors in France Save Grand-maman

With Tony Abdel ghany. Provins, France. The entire world seems divided at year-end between the forces of love and hatred. Authoritarian regimes have reared their ugly heads across the planet. Politicians have painted Muslims as evil on two continents. Yet, outside Paris, a good-news story emerges that shows love can in fact triumph over evil. […]

Read More 0 Comments

U.N. Secretary-General Meets with Two Former Secretaries-General

New York, N.Y. Former Secretaries-General Kofi Annan (left) and Ban Ki-moon (right) pay a courtesy call on Secretary-General António Guterres. Former Secretaries-General Kofi Annan (left) and Ban Ki-moon (right) pay a courtesy call on Secretary-General António Guterres. Tweet

Read More 0 Comments

Trump Threatens ‘Total Destruction’ of North Korea in First U.N. Speech

New York, N.Y. Describing North Korean leader Kim Jong Un as “Rocket Man” on a suicide mission, U.S. President Donald Trump used his maiden address to the United Nations General Assembly to warn the Pyongyang regime that its current course could lead to total destruction. “North Korea’s reckless pursuit of nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles […]

Read More 0 Comments

Security Council Adopts First-Ever Resolution on Mine Action

New York, N.Y.  The United Nations Security Council today adopted its first-ever resolution on mine action, noting the serious and lasting threat posed by landmines, explosive remnants of war and improvised explosive devices, while also recognizing the positive contribution of mine action to sustaining peace and stability. A UNMASS official investigate a mortar impact in MINUSMA […]

Read More 0 Comments

From Challenge Grants to P.R.: Many Facets of J. Luce Foundation

New York, N.Y.  When my mother passed away in 2001, I was inspired to create Orphans International Worldwide (OIWW) that went on to help vulnerable children in Africa, Asia and the Americas. My father’s death in 2007 provided the impetus to create a foundation embracing arts, education and orphan care with an emphasis on supporting young global […]

Read More 0 Comments

Myanmar: UN Warns of ‘Spiral of Violence’ in Rakhine State

New York,N.Y. The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) today expressed alarm over reports of serious rights violations in Myanmar’s northern Rakhine state that cite allegations of extrajudicial killings, arbitrary arrests and sexual violence, and a renewed spike in hate speech – including on social media.         […]

Read More 0 Comments

Health Agency Issues New Guidelines on HIV Self-Testing

New York, N.Y. Ahead of World AIDS Day, marked annually on 1 December, the United Nations World Health Organization (WHO) has released new guidelines on HIV self-testing, which aim to help millions of people know their HIV status and get treatment.                             […]

Read More 0 Comments

May is National Mobility Awareness Month, there are things people can do to help those with challenges

Young Global Leadership Summer Initiative 2018 Applications Closing

Fab Fare and Frivolity at Barton G Los Angeles

Photo Courtesy of Barton G

STK LA a Must Do-or-Dine Destination

Photo Courtesy of STK Los Angeles

Stay and Play at Jamaica Bay Inn Marina del Rey

Photo Courtesy of TheLuxeList.com

North Italia Santa Monica Founded on Food with Integrity

Courtesy North Italia/Fox Restaurant Concepts