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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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The Violence in the Ogaden Rages On

Wake-up call to another African Genocide.The West casts a blind eye to genocide perpetrated by Ethiopian Government. The Ogaden, reportedly rich in oil & natural gas, may explain West’s acceptance of wide-ranging human rights abuses being committed in the Ogaden. Does blind eye make us all complicit?

This NY Times article reinforces plight of migrants & coincided with International Youth Day, August 12 with its focus this year on Youth Migration: Moving Development Further.” http://www.un.org/apps/news/story.asp?NewsID=45604&Cr=youth&Cr1=#.Ug0m0NWnapg 

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/08/13/world/europe/russia-steps-up-raids-against-migrants.html?pagewanted=1&_r=2&nl=todaysheadlines&emc=edit_th_20130813

Blog Report: CONFISCATING CONDOMS IN NEW YORK CITY? By Ambassador Mo
What else to call it but “dickhead” policy! Human Rights Watch reports that NYC police are arresting women who have 3 or more condoms in their possession, then confiscating such condoms, & worse — delivering such to a court as evidence/proof of prostitution. Such policy of course has the effect of discouraging safe sex & preventing HIV/AIDS. — More–
http://diplomaticallyincorrect.org/blog_post/confiscating-condoms-in-new-york-city/54967Image