Iceland wins again! World Economic Forum’s 6th annual Global Gender Gap Report is out and Iceland is number 1 for the third year in a row. It is one of the first countries to give women the right to vote in 1915. Iceland currently has 43% female parliament members and has had a female head … Continue reading
Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi and Nobel Peace Laureate Archbishop Desmond Tutu talk with each other for the first time Continue reading
Eleven Voluntary Initiatives http://www.visionsmc.com/2011/03/25/ted-turners-voluntary-initiatives/ By Ted Turner 1. I promise to care for Planet Earth and all living things thereon, especially my fellow human beings. 2. I promise to treat all persons everywhere with dignity, respect, and friendliness. 3. I promise to have no more than one or two children. 4. I promise to use my … Continue reading
The UN Secretary General, Ban Ki-moon, has convened a panel discussion to explore the challenges and opportunities in a world of 7 billion. Tell them that you are “Attending” the event by visiting the Facebook event page. Join in to ask the UN Secretary-General any questions you have about the United Nations and its work, such as: … Continue reading
She had me at, “I want to be a zoologist.” Olivia and her friend Lucy… Things you can do to protect the wildlife: There is a wide range of conservation organizations working to protect endangered animals and habitats.
emceed by Ms. Juju Chang, news anchor of ABC’s Good Morning America “United Nations, New York, 24 February, 2011 – Luminaries from the worlds of politics, entertainment, business, the media, music and film are joining the United Nations today as it celebrates the birth of a powerful new agency giving voice to women and girls … Continue reading
CREATING PEACE ECO INTELLIGENT / GREEN RESOURCES ORGANIC RESOURCES SAFE / NON-TOXIC RESOURCES NON-TOXIC PRODUCTS FOR MEN CERTIFICATION SYMBOLS A BETTER WORLD – IN ACTION .
Quite the wit, Madeleine Albright gives as good as she gets! http://www.ted.com Former US Secretary of State Madeleine Albright talks bluntly about politics and diplomacy, making the case that women’s issues deserve a place at the center of foreign policy. Far from being a “soft” issue, she says, women’s issues are often the very hardest … Continue reading