Category Archives: Diplomat Artist Buzz

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Patty Duke, 1960’s Teenage Role Model

Nostalgia reigns in many households today as we remember Oscar, Emmy, and Golden Globe Winner Anna Patty Duke Pearce, more commonly known simply as “Patty Duke.”  Surrounded by family, Ms….

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Empowering Young #Women & Advancing #GenderParity

Birth and gender should not determine a woman’s level of advancement, education,   and family and societal worth. Leading the efforts to empower a woman’s right to safe childbirth, right to…

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Mauritania #Hungers for Food Assistance

Food insecurity and the resulting suffering is a fact of life for 450,000 people in Mauritania. The World Food Program warns that funding deficiencies affect the most vulnerable families.  In…

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#Japan & World Remembers 11, March 2011

It’s hard to fathom that five years have gone by since life changed so abruptly for the 20,000 people killed in eastern Japan when an earthquake and tsunami slammed its…

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The Buzz on Free Labor for #FoodSecurity

Mother Nature and the FAO has a labor-free cure-all to help solve food security – bees.  Moving from flower to flower, these natural pollinators determine crop yields.  One out of…

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#Bosnian First Graders #Sign Love & Acceptance

Children with disabilities frequently are stigmatized by their peers and society at large. But this story of an amazing first grade class in Bosnia offers a glimpse of hope. Photo:…

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Postal Stamps as #Diplomacy on #LGBT Rights

For centuries prior, postal stamps were both art and functional. The Internet has changed some of that. Nonetheless, postal stamps continue to be expressions of art, culture, national patriotism/tradition and…

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#Oscar for Global Citizen, UN Messenger of Peace?

Leonardo #DiCaprio has become one of the most active advocates on behalf of the United Nations mission and related initiatives particularly #ClimateChange and the #Environment. While he has been a…

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Needs of #Refugee Children of the Central African Republic & Nigeria

A clarion call from the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees is out for immediate assistance for refugees in the Central African Republic and Nigeria. These victims…

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Peter #Ustinov, an Original Diplomat-Artist

Actor, director and playwright best recognized for his many Hollywood credits over half a century, Peter Ustinov was an ardent promoter of the United Nations during its formative years and…