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By, Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey
An early leader in employing social media, the United Nations heralded January 30, 2015 as Social Media Day. The event was probably of many to come where digital-diplomacy is addressed in practice & theory.
http://diplomatartist.com/un-holds-first-ever-social-media…/

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Blog Report: DEATH PENALTY IN SECRECY & LACKING DUE PROCESS, By Ambassador Mo
UNSG Ban Ki-moon should refuse to meet Gambia’s strongman Yahya Jammeh unless/until such heeds plea of UN officials to halt the executions. Not only do executions represent a dramatic setback for efforts to curb the death penalty, a UN objective, but from the evidence and descriptions provided regarding rule of law and transparency, such may constitute grave violations of international humanitarian standards/law.
http://diplomaticallyincorrect.org/blog_post/death-penalty-in-secrecy-lacking-due-proces/55909Image

Blog Report: LORD OF WAR TRADE PREVAILS AS UN TALKS FAIL, By Ambassador Mo
Nicolas Cage character in Hollywood’s “Lord of War” sold to anyone who would pay for weapons. He reasoned it was not his responsibility to know who or why weapons were bought, until it became obvious his guns would be immediately turned on civilian refugee camp in murder, war crimes & perhaps genocide. The Conference on the Arms Trade Treaty had goals to make illegal & end such abuses.  –MORE–
http://diplomaticallyincorrect.org/blog_post/lord-of-war-trade-prevails-as-un-talks-fail/55228Image

WATCH Film Report: STOPPING WEAPONS FOR GENOCIDE
With negotiations on an Arms Trade Treaty reaching a “frenetic” pace at the United Nations ahead of a Friday deadline, non-governmental organizations said today (23 July) it is up to the United States & the world’s other big powers to “knuckle down” and reach agreement on an international treaty they say will save millions of lives.  –WATCH–
http://diplomaticallyincorrect.org/movie/stopping-weapons-for-genocide/31039Image