Archives for posts with tag: Qatar

DIPLOMAT ARTIST Blog Report: ELIE NAAMAN – JUNE’S DIPLOMAT ARTIST, By Susan Sacirbey
On 1 April, 2012, Diplomatically Incorrect instituted  “Diplomat Artist of the Month.” Elie Naaman is our first June Diplomat Artist from the world of sports & popular culture. His is a unique distinction as this honor is being bestowed posthumously as a tribute & celebration of his life, cut short at age 22, on 23 May 2012, in Beirut, Lebanon outside of his motorcycle repair shop. –More–
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Blog Report: WILL INDIGENOUS FORUM LEAVE IMPRINT? By Ambassador Mo
The Indigenous Forum ends at the United Nations this week with an address from the UN General Assembly President and a special program offered by the Australia Mission to the UN. The UN GA President from Qatar, Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser offered his view as to advancement of objectives of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. – More & Photo Gallery
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Blog Report: CHEATING WOMEN IS CHEATING SOCIETY, By Ambassador Mo
On average, a woman earns only 70% of a man’s salary. Women constitute 45% of the global workforce, but as much as 70% of the world’s poor. Yet studies, such as the one that UNCTAD recently conducted in Bhutan, show that women-headed households often do better than men-headed. Evidently, women’s potential for contributing to development is immense, but underutilized. –More–
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MONEY BUZZ Report: NOT OUT OF FINANCIAL-CRISIS WOODS? By Ambassador Mo
“Do not be misled by the pep talks and some of the short-term viewpoints that we’re seeing recovery here & there – we are not out of the woods, we are far and away not out of the woods yet. Some of the recoveries are fragile, only in some parts of the world are we seeing some real recovery,” according to SG of UN Conference on Trade & Development (UNCTAD), Supachai Panitchpakdi.
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