I send my warmest greetings to “we the peoples”.
Those first three words of our founding Charter, adopted 75 years ago today, give the United Nations its vision and its mission.
We exist to serve people — and we work as one for the benefit of all.
The Charter was adopted as the Second World War was in its final months and winding down.
We mark the anniversary of that milestone as global pressures are spiraling up.
The Charter brought rules and hope to a
Ambassador Capricia Marshall Photo Credits: https://www.meridian.org/ 1. WHAT’S YOUR CULTURAL IQ? Ambassador Marshall credited her career successes and distinguished posts of Chief of Protocol of the United States and White House Social Secretary to her multicultural upbringing as the daughter of immigrants. “My father is from the former Yugoslavia and my mother hailed from Mexico and they came together to create what we call the American dream,” Ambassador Marshall detailed.
H.E. Volkan Bozkir, Permanent Representative of Turkey to the United Nations Photo Credits: https://www.sosyaltv.com The President of the United Nations General Assembly H.E. Mr. Tijjani Muhammad-Bande announced, today, the results of the elections of the President of the 75th session of the General Assembly, non-permanent members of the Security Council and members of the Economic and Social Council. The elections were held simultaneously in the General Assembly hall on 17 J
Photo Credits: Twitter @UN_PGA REMARKS by H.E. Tijjani Muhammad-Bande, President of the 74th Session of the UN General Assembly Your Royal Highness Mr. Prime Minister Secretary-General of The Commonwealth Honourable Ministers Excellencies, At the outset I thank His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales, The Commonwealth, and the Governments of Canada and Jamaica for organizing this event. I extend my sincere condolences to those who have lost loved ones due to the COVID-19 pande
UNITED NATIONS, 10 June 2020 In a meeting convened by United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today, leaders of prominent financial institutions and businesses pledged to scale-up sustainable investments globally, especially in countries most in need as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Global Investors for Sustainable Development Alliance issued a statement (see below) vowing greater action to confront the global economic crisis driven by the COVID-19 pande
H.E. António Guterres Secretary-General of the United Nations Photo Credits: United Nations THE SECRETARY-GENERAL -- MESSAGE TO GLOBAL VACCINE SUMMIT New York, 4 June 2020 Today, we celebrate the lifesaving miracle of a vaccination. The most important public health intervention in history. Saving tens of millions of lives every year. Eradicating diseases like smallpox. Preventing diseases like measles, rubella and tetanus. But we also meet at an uncertain time. COVID-19 is th
The Romanian American Chamber of Commerce (RACC) hosted its first Zoom meeting presented by Andre Capon, a member of the RACC and a frequent contributor to the Ziarul Bursa (www.bursa.ro), a leading Romanian financial and business daily. Mr. Capon is the President of the CBM Group, a top financial services firm based in New York, active since 1992 and has advised over 60 leading financial institutions around the world. Mr. Capon covered topics of the evolution of the pandemi
NYC, 1960 Ambassador Rafik Asha of the Syrian Arab Republic to the UN with Ambassador Edigio Ortona of Italy to the UN at the Pierre Hotel Photo Credits: Society & Diplomatic Review Archives Ambassador Rafik Asha of the Syrian Arab Republic to the UN with Ambassador Edigio Ortona of Italy to the UN at the Pierre Hotel celebrating the National Day of Italy Ambassador Edigio was an early Ambassador who had great elegance and class presence in the United Nations. He was popular
802 Blink Turbine Photo Credits: Neil Kerman Kerman, based in Brooklyn, maintains a studio and a personal gallery, a retrospective of his works. He is officially represented by Saphira & Ventura Gallery in Midtown, Manhattan address. Under the auspices of the gallery, he has exhibited his artwork in France, Brazil, China, Singapore, South Korea and Hong Kong where he has established many faithful collectors. Neil Kerman gives credit to his skills and passion to his uncle, Jac