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From Diplomat Artist Buzz
At a time in history of enormous challenges – man-made, environmental, & beyond our control — sacrifice for the common good calls for dedication to the cause of peace & shared goals with humanity. – MORE – including Youngblood’s 1967 hit “Get Together”
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By, Susan Sacirbey via DiplomatArtist.com
The Indigenous have much to teach us. Respect and honor for their way of life will be the building blocks for a more sustainable future. Our lives depend on each other. — MORE —
 
From Diplomat Artist Buzz: This week, the UN released stamps promoting the rights of the LGBT community globally, at a time when members of such community are persecuted, prosecuted or even executed in more than a mere minority of states. — MORE —

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From Diplomat Artist Buzz: Happy 70th Birthday UN – Enjoy the photo collection! — More —
http://diplomatartist.com/happy-birthday-as-un-highlights-its-birth-development-in-photos/

UNSG Urges Bangladesh’s Leaders to Solve Differences over Election through Dialogue

“At this moment the world is remembering Nelson Mandela’s legacy,” Mr. Fernandez-Taranco said. “Please allow me to quote his words from visit he made to Bangladesh in March 1997: ‘a nation united in pursuit of shared goals can overcome the most difficult problems.’”
http://www.un.org/apps/news/story.asp?NewsID=46720&Cr=Bangladesh&Cr1=#.UqnsyVWzKpg

Watch Film Report: “EDUCATION FIRST” – INTERNATIONAL LITERACY DAY
UN Secretary General launched new initiative “Education First” which coincides also with International Literacy Day. This year’s International Literacy Day, observed annually on 8 September, has a special focus on fundamental relationship between literacy & peace.
http://diplomaticallyincorrect.org/movie/education-first-international-literacy-day/31415Image

Blog Report: WHAT HAPPENED TO KOSOVO & MACEDONIA? By Ambassador Mo
In strange twist, official UN Photo gallery didn’t provide any pictorial evidence of UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon’s official visit to Kosovo, but also Macedonia (or as is still officially known at UN: “Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia.”)  UNSG’s visit was seen as controversial at least in Belgrade. From our sources, we were told Belgrade’s displeasure forced a detour in the UNSG’s travel from Kosovo.
http://diplomaticallyincorrect.org/blog_post/what-happened-to-kosovo-and-macedonia/55138Image