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Meet U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon

By Jonathan M. Katz

The New Republic

The not-so-secret truth about the United Nations is that it is almost entirely passive when it comes to the most pressing matters of global security. 359 more words


Observing World Water Day 2015

Today we celebrate World Water Day, a day for water and water for sustainable development. The United Nations General Assembly designated March 22, 1993 as the first World Water Day. 179 more words

Environmental Awareness

‘24:00:00 Lighting in the Urban Age’ #ArupCityLights


A new exhibition showcasing the importance of light in a city context is now on display at Arup’s offices on 8 Fitzroy Street, London.   383 more words

X-Rays and the Mantle

Before I get into this week’s article, I would like to explain the reason why I chose it. This year has been declared the International Year of Light and Light Based Technologies, … 1,113 more words

UN To Hold First-Ever Meeting on Anti-Semitism

  • For the first time in history, the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) will hold a meeting on global anti-Semitism. This unique session is to take place on January 22 and will be broadcast live from UN headquarters.
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The United Nations’ Response to ISIS Beheadings in Syria: “Resolutions” Calling for “Regime Change” on Behalf of Washington

By Carla Stea
Global Research
January 07, 2015

On December 18, 2014, the United Nations General Assembly adopted Resolution A/c.3/69/L.3 overwhelmingly condemning the Syrian government for human rights abuses. 1,681 more words



A year has gone by… blah-blah … and the usual commonplace remarks.

What happened this year 2014:


  • January 7 – Record cold temperatures are being recorded across the Midwest and eastern United States. 
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