United Nations

  • World Government Summit

    The Future of World Government Summit & +SocialGood

    The fourth edition of the World Government Summit will take place from 8 to 10 February 2016 under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai. Over 3000 world leaders from 100 countries, NGO and Sector leaders...
  • WorldRemit Launches Online Money Transfer Service in Rwanda

    WorldRemit today announced that it has launched its online and mobile money transfer service in Rwanda to provide a quick, convenient, and low-cost way for people to send money to friends and family abroad. With this launch, senders in 50 countries across the world including the Democratic Republic of...
  • 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)...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Is the UN’s Approval For A “No-fly zone” On Libya An Euphemism For War?

    Cross-linked at Future Challenges Organization‘s blog Heads of States, World Leaders, NGO’s & Civil Organizations around the world are vigorously debating the recommend-ability of establishing a No-Fly Zone resolution to stop the violence unfolding in Libya. One might want to ask. What is a “No-Fly Zone“? In short and...
  • Ghana To Holds First National Internet Governance Forum

    Prof. Nii Quaynor, Member of the Multi-stakeholder Advisory Group (MAG) of the UN Internet Governance Forum (IGF) is convening the First Internet Governance Forum in Ghana. The theme for the forum is “Internet as a catalyst for change: access, development, freedoms and innovation”, the recently adopted theme for the...
  • Pres. Obama’s Remark At The MDG Summit

    Image via Wikipedia Remarks of President Barack Obama – As Prepared for Delivery Millennium Development Goals Summit United Nations Headquarters New York, New York As Prepared for Delivery – Good afternoon.  Mr. Secretary General, fellow delegates, ladies and gentlemen. In the Charter of this United Nations, our countries pledged to...
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