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From Diplomat Artist Buzz: Having survived captivity & sexual violence, they must not be met with further stigmatization but nurtured & healed by their families, communities, & world at large. — Read More —
 
From Diplomat Artist Buzz: Children’s futures are on hold and our futures will be diminished without their prospective contributions to mankind. –More–

05-13-2014BringBack_OurGirls

Diplomat Artist Buzz: Two years earlier, Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey’s class at Montclair State University produced a video asking then what has now become the key to the answer: “Is Education a Human Right?”

http://diplomatartist.com/education-is-a-human-right/

Syria, Ukraine, Gaza, Nigeria, Central African Republic- Across the globe, schools should be zones of peace & safe havens where children learn without fear of death or injury. Education is a basic human right.
http://www.un.org/apps/news/story.asp?NewsID=49280#.VGIz5IeBHLd11-07-2014School_Syria

British actor Idris Elba – whose family is from Sierra Leone – spoke of his commitment to galvanize support for the response & commended health workers who are daily risking their lives on the ground, but said “We need more, we need more people.”

http://www.un.org/apps/news/story.asp?NewsID=48852#.VCR5tOeBGEE09-25-2014WHO_Ebola

Day of African Child, 16 June, each year honors memory of school children killed in 1976 during demonstration in Soweto, South Africa. They were protesting inferior education by apartheid administration & demanding lessons in own language. This year, the kidnapped Nigerian school girls are remembered worldwide.

Has Putin Been Manipulating Energy Prices? By, Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey

Will consumers in the West actually see petroleum prices drop rather than rise? The Ukraine crisis might have been expected to dramatically raise petroleum prices. Instead, prices have remained subdued.

World Book & Copywrite Day

Education via mobile technology. UN Intl Telecommunication Union (ITU) estimates that of 7 billion people on Earth, 6 billion have access to a working mobile phone – larger than number of people with access to working toilet.

UNICEF Calls for Immediate Release of Abducted School Girls in Northeastern Nigeria

Following the recent bus bombing near Abuja killing at least 70 civilians, yesterday’s abduction of young school girls in northeastern Nigeria is an affront to human rights and justice. Education is a Human Right for all.

Agriculture – Engine of Growth To Eradicating Hunger in Africa

Graziano da Silva, Dr. Gen. of FAO, said: “There is no inclusive & sustainable way forward for Africa without women, youth & agriculture.” “The 21st Century is Africa’s Century, & it starts with ending hunger.”