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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

Posts For The Cause

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


Time India got serious about fighting TB

Pushed to a corner owing to lack of political will on the part of countries with a high burden of tuberculosis, the World Health Organisation has called for… 412 more words


Editorial: At the United Nations, Canada steps up for Syrians

When Prime Minister Justin Trudeau gave his maiden address to the United Nations General Assembly last month, he told the world Canada was not finished helping Syrians. 464 more words


The challenges of global health reform in the 21st century

This brief article was originally written for the newsletter of the Global Health Centre of the Graduate Institute of Geneva. Its aim is to introduce the second year of the research project on “How to Break the Gridlock in Global Health Governance”, on which I am working as one of the two principal investigators. 663 more words


Nations where UN designated terrorists roam freely have no place in the comity of nations: Sushma Swaraj calls Pakistani bluff

Newsroom24x7 Special Correspondent

New York: Blunting the Prime Minister of Pakistan Nawaz Sharif’s tirade against India at the UN General Assembly last week, India’s Minister for External Affairs Sushma Swaraj today said at the UNGA that nations where UN designated terrorists roam freely, lead processions and deliver their poisonous sermons of hate with impunity, are as culpable as the very terrorists they harbour. 864 more words