Tag Archives: #UnitedNations


UN-TV, Production & Technology of Diplomat-Artist

By, Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey with Susan Sacirbey contributing

As renovation of the United Nations was being completed several years ago, I made one of my casual visits to the old studios of UN TV. It felt like the…


Austria to Bosnia Diplomatic Connection

By, Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey

It was not the “Muslim majority” countries or the super-power that projected freedom as its international commitment. Bosnia & Herzegovina’s (BiH) first true diplomatic friend was Austria and this robust…


Forgotten #Children as World Ignores a Current #Genocide ?

Where is our humanity? From Susan Sacirbey

Who are these children who have a name and an identity that has also given them the UN label “the most persecuted people in the world” ? They are Myanmar…


Let Us Come Together as “One” – #Eid al Adha

At a time in history of enormous challenges – man-made, environmental, and beyond our control — sacrifice for the common good calls for dedication  to the cause of peace and…


#Environment & #ClimateChange Challenge at Historic Crossroads?

Forgive some for being skeptical but the struggle to save the environment and defend against climate change have been ongoing for several decades before the current Paris Conference. Even the…


Green #Climate Fund Investments ahead of Paris #ClimateChange Conference

  Innovation to induce the change needed to counter the inertia of industry, regulation and habit is perhaps one of the greater challenges to counter climate change. Public-private partnerships are…


Happy Birthday as UN Highlights its Birth & Development in #Photos

As the United Nations this week has officially turned 70, it has turned back to its own archives to look back at the moment of birth. It may be difficult…


When Marlon #Brando Joined #Diplomacy’s Night

Back in 1956, there was no more glamorous or rebellious film star than Marlon Brando. On this night though, he joined in the protocol of the United Nations in what…


“Public Space is Vital Component of #Cities” – World #Habitat Day

  We share more than living space when we converge in the city, the town and the village. Public places become part of culture, social interaction and political discourse. They…


Henry #Fonda Speaks on Behalf of #Disarmament

The vision of a globe disarming rather than ever more destructive weapons in quantity and capacity was a founding goal of the United Nations. Actor Henry Fonda was one of…