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From Susan Sacirbey via Diplomat Artist Buzz
When the future of the planet is a lot more than a photo-op for inter-species existence & survival for man, pandas, and dogs. — Read MORE & Imagine
From Diplomat Artist: Montclair Student Diplomat Jennifer Posada describes how music can help make a difference & how the Global Citizen organization, partnered with the UN, has a very specific mission statement: to end extreme global poverty by 2030. -Read MORE –

Diplomat Artist Buzz on “Going Green Globally”

World Bank Goes into the Mind & Heart of Poverty


Suggest also reading attached link to report that offers specific case/country examples of how the World Bank is diagnosing & solving psychological & social constraints to development to identify new policy tools that complement standard economic instruments.

On UN Day, Ban Celebrates Organization’s Continuing Commitment for a Better WorldBan Ki-moon: “At this critical moment, let us reaffirm our commitment to empowering the marginalized & vulnerable.
On United Nations Day, I call on Governments & individuals to work in common cause for the common good.” To mark the occasion, there will be a special concert featuring world-renowned concert pianist, Lang Lang, 16-time Grammy Award Winner – Sting, & youth musicians from acclaimed El Sistema programme at UN Headquarters, NYC.


United Nations & World Bank Announce Joint Visit to Sahel to Tackle Cycle of Crisis

The Sahel suffered 3 major droughts in less than 10 years. It stretches from Mauritania to Eritrea, including Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal & Sudan. More than 11 million are at risk of hunger & 5 million children under 5 are at risk of acute malnutrition.

Addressing child victims of prostitution, pornography & abuse: “Weaknesses in the education system, poverty, socioeconomic disparities, insecurity & violence all contribute to children’s vulnerability to multiple forms of economic and/or sexual exploitation,” said Special Rapporteur on sale of children, child prostitution & child pornography, Najat Maalla M’jid.