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Degrees in Amity: The University for Peace

Rarely do educational entities come into existence through the decree of international organizations, but such is the case with the University for Peace, which is officially located in San Jose, Costa Rica. 1,097 more words

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WORLD WATER DAY: Waste Not. Want Not.


World Water Day is held annually on 22 March as a means of focusing attention on the importance of freshwater and advocating for the… 282 more words


Shakira's Best Look!

The incredibly popular Colombian star is not only known for her singing, but for her stylish looks as well. Here’s a look at some of Shakira’s best outfits to mark her 40th birthday on Feb. 95 more words

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The Establishment of the Outer Space Treaty

With the fiftieth anniversary of the “Outer Space Treaty,” formally the “Treaty on the Principles Governing the Activities of States in the Exploration and Use of Outer Space, including the Moon and other Celestial Bodies,” taking place on January 27, 1967, I thought it appropriate to discuss this important legal instrument. 1,256 more words


Fostering a New Culture for Living: The International Day of Peace

The International Day of Peace was first established in 1981 by the 36th session of the United Nations General Assembly, as an effort to promote a “specific time to concentrate the efforts of the United Nations and its member states, as well as of the whole of mankind, to promoting the ideals of peace and to giving positive evidence of their commitment to peace in all viable ways.” Ambassador… 1,096 more words

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Emergency in Aleppo

So many of you have listened the news: the situation is heartbreaking. The people of Aleppo are in desperate need of all the help we can offer, now more than ever. 149 more words


Glavin: The fall of Aleppo shows us exactly what we have become

Aleppo has fallen. The last and sturdiest bastion of the Syrian uprising is gone. The Battle of Aleppo is over, the revolution is finished, and the Syrian mass murderer Bashar Assad has won. 1,272 more words