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Education is the Key to a Better World

The moment I determine someone’s value by the color of their skin, ethnicity, or social and economic status, I have just imprisoned the effects of their potential on my life. 494 more words

Reuben Egolf

Understanding Water Crises: New Resources Added

The At the Waterline blog’s Water Resources page has been updated with 10 new additions in the past couple of weeks, for a total of 81 links to sources of information and action on issues related to freshwater scarcity. 88 more words

Water Resources

Amid Warnings of Famine, Yemeni Civilians Trapped Inside Conflict with No End in Sight

‘U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has called for a full investigation after Saudi coalition airstrikes hit a U.N. compound in Yemen. A guard was injured when the office of the U.N. 278 more words

Middle East & North Africa

Peace Boat US attends the UN High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development

On June 29th and 30th, members from the Peace Boat US New York office attended the High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development held under the auspices of the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) at the United Nations Headquarters. 228 more words

United Nations

NYC - Wednesday

Wednesday is NYC was a great one. We had the opportunity to hear from 3 very informative people and also finished our time at the UN Headquarters. 582 more words

New York

Remembering Lumumba

Patrice Lumumba was born 90 years ago today on 2 July 1925. Lumumba was the first democratically elected Prime Minister of the Congo (today known as the Democratic Republic of Congo). 523 more words