Category Archives: Diplomat Artist Buzz

Photography to Counter Hunger

The UN’s World Food Programme (WFP) has sponsored a photography contest as means to counter global hunger. This year’s theme being “the family meal.” The United Nations is in theory…

Going Green Globally

The Impact of Being Sustainable

No matter who you are or where you live in the world, we all share at least one basic thing, we all live on one planet. Regardless of one’s belief…

Welcome to Mexico’s Historic Centro of an Annual Celebration

Tourists and lovers of fine arts and popular culture, mark your calendars for the 31st Festival del Centro Historico de Mexico on March 25 – April 12. Held in the…

Does Microfinance Have a Future?

Microfinance is now matured into a tool to further financial engagement of all citizens and promote entrepreneurship in the developed as well as developing states. While it has been the…

“All In” to End Adolescent AIDS

We are failing our young people when HIV/AIDS is their second leading cause of death worldwide.  World leaders met in Nairobi, Kenya to launch the “All In” initiative to end…

International Law Demands an End of Child Soldiers

Children as the most vulnerable members of society are no strangers to recruitment as child soldiers in world conflicts spanning wide geographic swaths from Afghanistan to the DRC to South…

Safer Internet for Children w/out Suffocating Freedom?

On “Safer Internet Day”, the UN’s International Telecommunication Union (ITU) is offering a message of greater safety for children on the Internet, but could this translate into controls that undermine…

David Beckham & UNICEF Kick-off New Children’s Assistance Fund

  From current conflicts and humanitarian crises to ongoing education and health programs, many of the globe’s children are cheated of opportunity and even life. Resources can at least aid…

Ukraine Needs Political Solution, but Can Diplomacy Succeed without Weapons?

  Ukraine has had several cycles on the diplomatic merry-go-round, but the only result is more weapons in the hands of the so-described pro-Russia rebels. There is another round of…

Is Radio Dying or Thriving? – World Radio Day

The radio is not a relic but is still the lifeline for information for billions, both in the developed and developing countries. Radio may be in the shadow of emerging…