Interfaith Conference on “Healing the Soul of the Nation”
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Interfaith Conference on “Healing the Soul of the Nation”

Respect Graduate School, PA, USA  Saturday, November 10, 2018

It is no secret that the deepening of political differences among various groups in the United States has been associated with strong feelings of psychological and spiritual unease, amounting to what …

Keeping Power in Check: The Protection of Journalists and Media Workers

Keeping Power in Check: The Protection of Journalists and Media Workers

World Press Freedom Day Observance, UNHQ Thursday, May 3, 2018

A packed room of over 600 interested persons gathered to listen to and share their concerns about the challenges that journalists and media workers face while on the job. The …

Community Media Broadcasters: Building Capacities for Amplifying Voices of Rural Women

Community Media Broadcasters: Building Capacities for Amplifying Voices of Rural Women

CSW 62 Side Event, Friday, March 23

A lively interaction followed an enriching report presented by a panel of experienced community radio broadcasters.  A wide cross section of cultures was represented – Sierra Leone, Mozambique, Philippines, India, Europe, Caribbean, and …

Posted in: Education, Media, Women
Side Events – International Women’s Day 2018

Side Events – International Women’s Day 2018

The Role of Media to Empower Women

Thursday, March 8, 2018. Trusteeship Council

A very engaging panel discussion hosted by the Permanent Mission of Qatar to the UN and UN WFPA had the audience captivated.

Media is very influential and …

Posted in: Media, Values, Women
International Day of Families

International Day of Families

Conference Room 4, UNHQ Thursday, May 18

In observance of the International Day of Families, the United Nations Division for Social Policy and Development, in partnership with the Department of Public Information NGO Relations, co-organized one of the best discussions …

Posted in: Education, Media, Values
World Press Freedom Day 2017

World Press Freedom Day 2017

“Critical Minds for Critical Times: Media’s role in advancing peaceful, just, and inclusive societies”  Thursday, May 4

In these current times, and especially in New York City, World Press Freedom Day (WPF Day) meant a lot to journalists and the …

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United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

Celebrating its 10th Anniversary, April 24 – May 5, 2017

For over a week, there will be events, panel discussions, and interactive dialogues addressing various elements that sustain the culture, language, tradition, and overall rights of the Indigenous Peoples across …

Posted in: Human Rights, Media
Creating Cultures of Peace: Art, Music, and Peace Museums

Creating Cultures of Peace: Art, Music, and Peace Museums

Trusteeship Council, UNHQ, Thursday, February 23

The Department of Public Information, in partnership with the International Network of Museums for Peace, hosted a briefing entitled: Creating Cultures of Peace: Art, Music, and Peace Museums.

I was excited to attend this …

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The Influence of Media on Society: Do we live in an age of misinformation?
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The Influence of Media on Society: Do we live in an age of misinformation?

Thursday, October 6, 2016

This interesting high-level seminar was hosted by the United Nations Youth Delegates for Ireland and the Permanent Mission of Ireland to the United Nations.

Recent research shows that since 62% of adults access their news through …

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