Afghan women’s role in fighting violent extremism

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UN ‘Global Open Day’ emphasizes Afghan women’s role in fighting violent extremism

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Preventing Crime in New Jersey

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Published in Cape May County Herald.

Recently, around midnight, two young men were trying to steal some money from my car. Unknowingly, they tripped the car alarm and I woke up as soon as it went off since my bedroom is very close to the driveway. They stole my registration and insurance card. I immediately called Middle Township Police. The police were very kind and helpful, and I’d like to thank them.

 This is one example of many of increasing terror/ criminal activities in New Jersey, which is an issue we

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UN Day: Changing of the Guard

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UN Day, 24 October, this year is marked by preparations for a changing of the guard. The ten years of Ban Ki-moon as Secretary-General will give way on one January 2017 to the new Secretary- General, Antonio Guterres, who was during the same ten-year period the UN High Commissioner for Refugees.

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Free expression under worldwide assault

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Free expression under worldwide assault, UN human rights expert warns in new report

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Convention against Transnational Organized Crime

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UN anti-crime chief urges better use of Convention against Transnational Organized Crime

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Ending Marginalization and Exclusion

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17 October was set by the United Nations General Assembly in resolution 47/196 as the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty.  October 17 was chosen as the anniversary of a 17 October 1987 meeting in front of the Trocadero in Paris near where the Universal Declaration of Human Rights was signed in 1948.  The 1987 meeting was called as a reminder that the victims of extreme poverty, hunger and violence do not enjoy the rights that are set out in the Universal Declaration.

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Rural women's empowerment critical to UN Sustainable Development Agenda – Ban

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Rural women's empowerment critical to UN Sustainable Development Agenda – Ban

Thoeun harvests corn from her farm in Kampong Cham, Cambodia.

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