Archives for posts with tag: UNGeneralAssembly

Blog Report: SPACE SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY AS CATALYST FOR GREATER ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY, By Susan Sacirbey
Human development and education is enhanced by space science and technology. On 4 October, 2012, the United Nations celebrates World Space Week, the largest annual space event in the world. Proclaimed in 1999 by the UN General Assembly in celebration of space technology’s betterment of mankind, World Space Week is historically observed annually this week.
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Blog Report: “GUNBOAT DIPLOMACY”? – CYPRUS PRESIDENT ACCUSES TURKEY, By Ambassador Mo
After recent talks between Greek & Turkish Cypriot leaders, consistently underperformed expectations, & recent oil/mineral finds off the coast of the island state, rhetoric has also been made more dramatic. Instead, Turkey has been pursuing ‘gunboat diplomacy’ with oft-repeated display of its military strength around Cyprus.
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Blog Report: FILM RIOTS SUGGEST SUCCESS RATHER THAN FAILURE OF “ARAB SPRING,” By Ambassador Mo
The provocations that come in the form of offensive cartoons or films maligning Islam are actually a handy opportunity  – think President Obama said it right before the UN General Assembly today (September 25, 2012): “Violence is their only way to stay relevant.”
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Blog Report: SERBIA’S FOREIGN MINISTER: PRESIDENT OF GENERAL ASSEMBLY – NEXT UN SECRETARY GENERAL? By Ambassador Mo
Vuk Jeremic yesterday assumed role of President of UN General Assembly having been elected a few months earlier & leaving his post as Serbia’s Foreign Minister for new global stage. Although a year term, post is not entirely ceremonial. It will have significant impact on current debates as Syria.
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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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