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Ted Turner’s 11 Voluntary Initiatives. Real Cowboys Protect the Planet!

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

Tune in! UN Webcast “New Media in a World at 7 Billion” Online Today 12PM. You Can Help Change the World!

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

(video) UN Women: a powerful new agency for women and girls worldwide

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

(Video) Edward Norton for the UN: Our Forests and Our Health

Feb 2, 2011, Ed Norton, two-time Academy Award-nominated actor and UN Goodwill Ambassador for biodiversity speaks for the forests for the global launch of the International Year of Forests 2011. http://www.un.org/forests

(video) Universal Declaration of Human Rights

  United Nations – The Universal Declaration of Human Rights http://www.humanrightsactioncenter.org Created by Seth Brau Produced by Amy Poncher Music by Rumspringa courtesy Cantora Records

UN elects Executive Board of new agency for women’s empowerment

United Nations, New York, 10 November 2010 – Member States today took the next step in enabling the newly-created United Nations agency on gender equality and women’s empowerment to begin its work by electing countries to serve on its Executive Board. The elections, held in the 54-member Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), will enable the … Continue reading

United Nations: Ending Attacks on Women in Armed Conflict

United Nations, New York, 26 October 2010 – The Security Council today marked the tenth anniversary of the landmark resolution on women and peace and security by calling for the full and effective participation of women at all stages of peace processes, and for ending the abuse of women and girls in armed conflict. Adopted … Continue reading

Joel Burns Incredible “It Gets Better Testimony” will Save Lives

This is a profound moment in U.S. history. I am incredibly grateful for brave, heroic men like Joel Burns.   Universal Declaration of Human Rights (1948): When the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) was adopted by the United Nations in 1948, the study of human sexuality was in its infancy. In particular, little was known about sexual … Continue reading

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