Category Archives: Global Citizen

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#Plastic Trash Islands Twice the Size of Texas in our #Oceans

  From the obnoxious floating bottle to small plastic pellets, the Oceans could become more garbage dump than the expansive marine paradise that feeds, heals and nurtures our imagination and…

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How Srebrenica, Netherlands, NATO & UN Were Betrayed

The evidence has now converged from several different sources, including recently revealed documents and statements from former government officials. Confirming our rising suspicions over the last two decades, the betrayal…

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Can UN Cite #CharlestonShooting as “Hateful Act”?

The US is beacon for tolerance and the rule of law, but it is also increasingly facing scrutiny as to whether the reality lives up to the rhetoric. Let’s be…

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UN Photo Contest on #whyspacematters

The photo does not have to be taken from space, but it should reflect why space is important for mankind. That is the theme of a photo contest by the…

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Why Girl’s Education Matters?

 Education creates opportunity but also the choice for global citizens to access their rights, from political to economic to social.  For this reason, it is in particularly critical for girls…

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“Let There Be Bread”

  Pope Francis addressed the delegates at the Food & Agriculture Organization (FAO) Conference in Rome this week and cited eradicating hunger as a moral obligation. Food security, good nutrition,…

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Education Is a Human Right

  “The terrorists know this. That is why they keep attacking schools, like in Garissa, Kenya and Peshawar, Pakistan. They target girls with books, like Malala Yousafzai and her friends…

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Indigenous Peoples Seeking Rights

They are white, black, brown and yellow and have been the first inhabitants in lands on all the world’s continents, (except Antarctica.)  Indigenous peoples, from the Aborigines to Native Americans…

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New Yorkers Take to the Streets to Promote AIDS Awareness

  This Sunday, 17 May, is the 30 Year Anniversary of AIDS Walk New York.  Despite advances in education and drug treatments there are still greater than 50,000 new infections…

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Smuggled Rohingya Found Dead in Thai Trafficking Camp

The plight and destiny for the Muslim Rohingya of Myanmar (Burma) has been the source of condemnation by human rights authorities.  Denied rights of citizenship, basic medical, educational, and economic…