Posts Tagged ‘United Nations’

British Airways Announces UnGrounded: First ‘Innovation Lab in the Sky’ Hackathon.

British Airways recently launched the UnGrounded, the first innovation lab in the sky, designed to connect industry leaders and creative minds for the purpose of tackling challenges that affect the next generation of global innovators. To kick off this program, British Airways is partnered with the United Nations (UN) and the Decide Now Act (DNA) Summit. Mr. William Edem Senyo, Co-Founder and CEO of Ghanaian...

10 Jun 7:56 PM 0 Read More...

IFF2013: The Internet in Africa – What’s at Stake?

I'm very honoured and privilege to be part of the 2013 Internet Freedom Fellowship program by the Office of Public Affairs at the U.S. Mission to the United Nations. The fellowship follows up on the US Ambassador to the United Nations Human Rights Council - Amb. Eileen Chamberlain Donahoe’s pledge to find innovative ways to promote the use of the Internet in support of Human Rights issues and Innovati...

06 Mar 5:55 AM 0 Read More...

Full Transcript of Pres. John D. Mahama at the UN Assembly

  Mr. President, Mr. Secretary General, Your Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen. In accordance with Ghanaian tradition and custom, I would like to begin with a basic but essential courtesy- to express, on behalf of the government and people of my beloved country, our deepest gratitude and most profound appreciation to the United Nations, and to the numerous world leaders who mourned with us following the sudden and...

27 Sep 5:52 AM 0 Read More...

Infographic: The Reality of Her Day, Everyday! #IWD

Today, the whole world is celebrating International Women’s Day for the 101st time. The 1st Women’s Day was celebrated on March 19th, 1911. The whole idea to have a day dedicated to women was first established in Copenhagen in 1910 by Clara Zetkin. March 8th was chosen and kept as the official International Women’s Day in 1913. This day was officially recognized as an International holiday by United Nations in ...

08 Mar 10:00 AM 2 Read More...

Don’t Be Cheap On Southern Sudan, UN. Cost-cutting Will Cost Lives…

On 9th of July, 2011 Southern Sudan will celebrate its birth as the world’s newest country. The coming secession is the final chapter in what was one of Africa’s longest-running civil wars. For twenty-two years, southern liberation fighters battled for independence, leading to the signing of the Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA) in 2005. That agreement allowed for a six-year interim period culminating in a vote...

06 Jul 6:06 PM 1 Read More...
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