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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
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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 –

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Diplomat Artist Buzz on “Going Green Globally”
http://diplomatartist.com/going-green-globally/

World Bank Goes into the Mind & Heart of Poverty

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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.
http://diplomatartist.com/world-bank-goes-into-the-mind-heart-of-poverty/

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.
http://www.un.org/apps/news/story.asp?NewsID=49158#.VEqM1eeBG2k

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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.

Blog Report: CHILD SEXUAL EXPLOITATION IN HONDURAS, By Ambassador Mo
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.
http://diplomaticallyincorrect.org/blog_post/child-sexual-exploitation-in-honduras/56131Image