Archives for posts with tag: DiplomticallyIncorrect

Blog Report: HOW DIGITAL CAN SPUR DEVELOPMENT & IDENTIFY SOURCES OF ECONOMIC GROWTH, By Ambassador Mo
New UN initiative was launched this week in Jakarta, Indonesia, country now becoming a true driver of economic growth in Asia as well as leader in social media use. This UN initiative will explore how digital data can help tackle development challenges by identifying population trends, behaviors and attitudes in real-time.
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Watch Film Report: GOOD NUTRITION IN AN INTERNATIONAL ECONOMY
Nutrition choices are more important than ever & in this film report from the World Health Organization (WHO), the UN’s primary health institution stresses healthy options for aging to mothers to infant.
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Blog Report: BIN LADEN KILLING – DID WASHINGTON LIE TO UN & WORLD, By Ambassador Mo
While few doubt that Osama bin Laden “deserved killing,” nonetheless, an execution of an unarmed person who put uImagep no resistance did convince UN Human Rights officials to ask whether operation by design as well as outcome was a “kill operation” in violation of the rule of law & international standards.
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Blog Report: DIVIDE & CONQUER IN SOUTH CHINA SEA? By Ambassador Mo
Beijing has apparently managed to divide ASEAN from adopting a common position on the South China disputes (with 4 ASEAN states: Vietnam, the Philippines, Malaysia & Brunei generally on one side & China on the other in territorial claims). Beijing’s diplomacy has taken the position that such conflicting claims should be dealt with bilaterally between China & each of the other claimants separately. –More–
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Blog Report: OVERSIZE PUTIN DOWNGRADES UNITED NATIONS, By Ambassador Mo
New Russia in Syria is looking very much like the old one as Putin seeks to regenerate the Empire. The UN is blocked from acting in Syria in significant part due to Russian veto within UN Security Council. Washington also hides its lack of will behind Russian veto as well as its antipathy toward the ICC – international criminal Court – by failing to press for Syria to be referred to War Crimes Tribunal. –More–
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Blog Report: AFRICA: A “GLOBAL ECONOMIC GROWTH POLE?” By, Ambassador Mo
“The challenge is to modernize the continent’s economies – including expanding industrial capacity – through the efficient use & consumption of domestic natural resources, thereby avoiding the mistakes made by early industrializers elsewhere,” according to UN Conference on Trade & Development (UCTAD) in releasing its Economic Development in Africa Report 2012. –More–
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Blog Report: HILLARY CLINTON TO DICTATE TO KOFI ANNAN? By Ambassador Mo
Kofi Annan is scheduled to meet US Sec of State Hillary Clinton this Friday. Washington has been missing actor all along preferring to camouflage its own ambivalence behind deadlocked UNSC. While Washington wants to see Bashar Al-Assad go, it is not certain how much more if at all it prefers opposition. Little has succeeded in gaining influence with Assad Regime or securing foothold for Annan Plan. –More–
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INTERNATIONAL CHILDREN’S DAY, Brought to you by Susan Sacirbey

The world celebrates International Children’s Day, 1 June, 2012.  While individual countries have specific targets – Nigeria to eliminate childhood killer pneumonia, China to recognize child health in rural areas, there is room for improvement in all disciplines: health, culture, law, sports, & education. DI’s guest writer Naida Sekic contributes her article re education. –More–

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Blog Report: PAYING FAMILIES TO EDUCATE CHILDREN IN AFGHANISTAN, By Ambassador Mo
Child labor is the adversary of educating children particularly where families may be dependent on even meager earnings of youngest members to eat & survive. To advance society as well further learning & open-minds, education is an imperative. A novel but simple concept has evolved over last few months/years in Afghanistan: why not pay families for success of their children in school? –More–
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