Archives for posts with tag: UNDP
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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Sport as Diplomacy & Tool for Peace
Diplomat Artist Buzz on “International Day of Sport for Development & Peace”
http://diplomatartist.com/sport-as-diplomacy-tool-for-peace/

Today $25 Million from Facebook’s Zuckerberg & his MD wife have been pledged to defeat ebola. But it is only with the support of the local population can Sierra Leone & the wider region of West Africa quash this economic & health crisis.
http://www.un.org/apps/news/story.asp?NewsID=49069#.VD18rOeBG2k10-13-2014UNDP_Guinea

Blog Report: MAKING INFORMAL JUSTICE SYSTEMS WORK, By Ambassador Mo
“Evidence in this Report illustrates the direct bearing such systems can have on women & children’s legal empowerment, covering issues from customary marriage & divorce to custody, inheritance, & property rights.” The Report titled, Informal Justice Systems: Charting a Course for Human Rights-Based Engagement, urges informal justice systems “may be more accessible than formal mechanisms & may have potential to provide quick, relatively inexpensive & culturally relevant remedies.”
http://diplomaticallyincorrect.org/blog_post/making-informal-justice-systems-work/56564Image

Blog Report: AIDS – The Human Face, By Susan Sacirbey

Statistical & actuarial charts may reflect the truth but should not masque the suffering, apathy, ignorance, & intolerance behind the numbers. Today, a report “HIV & the Law: Risks, Rights, and Health,” was released  by a United Nations backed commission, supported by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) on behalf of the Joint Development Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS.) –More–

http://diplomaticallyincorrect.org/blog_post/aids-the-human-face/54774Image

Watch Film Report: SUSTAINABLE ENERGY OPPORTUNITIES
The success of the Rio+20 Conference has been debated but the need, options & opportunities for sustainable energy continue to develop. –WATCH–
http://diplomaticallyincorrect.org/movie/sustainable-energy-opportunities/30911Image

ECOLOGY-DIPLOMAT Blog Report: ASIA-PACIFIC NEEDS TO COMPLEMENT CLIMATE & GROWTH PRIORITIES, By Ambassador Mo
The world’s common future will be hugely affected by the choices that are made in Asia & the Pacific on a low carbon growth path,” says Ajay Chhibber, UN Assistant Secretary-General, UNDP Assistant Administrator & Regional Director for Asia & the Pacific.  “The goal is clear: reduce poverty, increase prosperity but leave a smaller carbon footprint.” –More–
http://diplomaticallyincorrect.org/blog_post/asia-pacific-needs-to-complement-climate-growth-priorities/51931Image

From ECOLOGY-DIPLOMAT Blog Report: CURBING OVERFISHING, By Ambassador Mo
Approximately 85 per cent of the world’s fish stocks are over-exploited, depleted, or recovering from depletion; and the world economy can gain up to $50 billion every year by restoring fish stocks and reducing fishing capacity to an optimal level. The UN is emphasizing both the urgency and the means to counter overfishing. –More–
http://diplomaticallyincorrect.org/blog_post/curbing-overfishing/51239Image

ImageUN TO ASSIST AFGHANISTAN ELECTION PROCESS, By Ambassador Mo
UN will aid in Afghanistan with election process and effort to enhance voter registration/participation to further both integrity and inclusiveness of afghan democracy. Ján Kubiš, the Secretary-General’s Special Representative and head of the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA), discussed the mission’s mandate, particularly its role in the electoral process. –More–
http://diplomaticallyincorrect.org/films/blog_post/un-to-assist-afghanistan-election-process/50209

ImagePARLIAMENTS SOURCE FOR BOTH HOPE & DISMAY, By Ambassador Mo
Global Parliamentary Report Issued – Parliaments/Congresses around the globe are being blamed for many of our democracies’ ills and failing economies. However, the UN Assess them as both critical to free societies and ultimately success of representative democracies. –More–
http://diplomaticallyincorrect.org/films/blog_post/parliaments-source-for-both-hope-dismay/49595