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UN Previews Film on Struggle for Education as Human Right
Diplomat Artist Buzz on “On the Way to School”
Education as a goal for all children versus the reality of the struggle for so many to realize this fundamental opportunity for a better life was the focus of a recent screening at the UN.
http://diplomatartist.com/un-previews-film-on-struggle-for…/

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A group of United Nations human rights experts today urged Governments around the world to fully support families of disappeared people & organizations working on their behalf in search for their loved ones.

http://www.un.org/apps/news/story.asp?NewsID=48458#.U-jtzqJX-uY

Argentine Jail Conditions Violated Rights of Prisoner with Disabilities, UN Panel Finds

Views of an 18-member UN Human Rights body which monitors implementation of the International Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities came after considering a complaint by a prisoner serving a life term.

The United Nations General Assembly has elected Argentina, Australia, Luxembourg, the Republic of Korea & Rwanda to serve as non-permanent members on the Security Council for 2-year terms beginning 1 January 2013.  In vote for UN Security Council, does ICC (International Criminal Court) membership & strong support favor election (see Argentina, Australia, Luxembourg)?  Rwanda is not member of ICC & ran unopposed from African Group.Image

Blog Report: INDIGENOUS CHALLENGES: VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN & GIRLS & OVER-EXPLOITATION OF NATURE, By Ambassador Mo
“A recurring issue in various contexts is that of violence against indigenous women & girls,” said Special Rapporteur on rights of indigenous peoples, James Anaya, to UN Human Rights Council. Indigenous self-determination & cultural integrity must be enhanced, along with efforts designed to prevent/punish violence against indigenous women & girls.
http://diplomaticallyincorrect.org/blog_post/indigenous-challenges-violence-against-womengirls-over-exploitation-of-nature/56321Image

Blog Report: ENCOURAGING WOMEN & GIRLS IN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY (ICT) By, Ambassador Mo

Information technologies as a means to empower women & girls is theme of 2012 “World Telecommunication & Information Society Day.” President of Argentina, Cristina Fernández de Kirchner; Chairperson of Chinese company Huawei, Sun Yafang, & US Oscar-winning actress & rights advocate Geena Davis, will be awarded World Telecommunication and Information Society Award. –More–

http://diplomaticallyincorrect.org/blog_post/encouraging-women-girls-in-information-technology-ict/51935Image