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Viewpoint: The upside-down moral universe of BDS supporters and the UN

IT’S WIDELY known that Israel is often singled out for criticism and held to an unfair double standard. Nowhere is this more evident than in the relentless Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) campaigns seeking to vilify Israel and in the annual adoption of numerous one-sided anti-Israel UN resolutions. 413 more words

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UN Ocean Conference Voluntary Commitments | Diplomacy Opportunities

The Ocean Conference shall adopt by consensus a concise, focused, intergovernmentally agreed declaration in the form of a “Call for Action” to support the implementation of Goal 14 and a report containing the co-chairs’ summaries of the partnership dialogues, as well as a list of voluntary commitments for the implementation of Goal 14, to be announced at the Conference. 148 more words

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Women You Should Know: Former President of the UN General Assembly - Angie Elisabeth Brooks

Angie Elizabeth Brooks-Randolph, a Liberian diplomat who was the first African woman to be president of the United Nations General Assembly.

Brooks attended university in the United States where she studied law and earned doctorates of law studies from Shaw University and Howard University in Washington, D.C. 195 more words

Culture

Nikki Haley: "US is determined to stand up to the UN's anti-Israel bias"

Perhaps my favorite Trump appointment is UN Ambassador Nikki Haley.  A staunch supporter of Israel, Haley attended her first UN Security Council meeting earlier this week and gave a press briefing following that meeting. 31 more words

Current Events

PEACE AND UNITY IS NOT POSSIBLE WITH AN UNCLEAN HEART – THEREFORE CLEAN YOUR HEART BY CHANTING HARE KRISHNA

By His Divine Grace A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada

Rupa Gosvami says auspicity means that which spreads for everyone, in all parts of the world. That is auspicity. 725 more words

Philosophy

2016 US Air & Drone Strikes in Yemen

UN panel of experts lists 30 "air and drone" strikes carried out by the US in #Yemen during 2016: pic.twitter.com/ZPaY90h0e2

— Samuel Oakford (@samueloakford) February 17, 2017

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