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Note Our New Telephone Number!

5 December 2016

As a cost-saving measure we tried a Google phone connection service, but it was unsatisfactory. We will still answer that number if you still have it (e.g. on a brochure), but the office phone number is now 1-929-259-2105. This one has a more dependable Voice Mail system. This new number is now listed on our website […]

High Praise for NGOs

5 December 2016

In October, US Ambassador Samantha Power told the UN at an enthusiastic, high-energy Security Council meeting on Women, Peace, and Security that “This agenda would not be before the Security Council if not for the work of nongovernmental organizations (NGOs), civil society, and women’s groups. This is something, I think, the Member States at the […]

UNANIMA Submits Written Intervention for CSocD

5 December 2016

Three present and former UNANIMA interns participated in the submission of a written intervention for the Commission for Social Development (CSocD), which will take place 1-10 February 2017. The entire UNANIMA staff helped write the statement, which addresses the theme of the Commission, “Strategies for the eradication of poverty to achieve sustainable development for all.” Using […]

This Is What We Are All About at the UN

5 December 2016

At a celebration on October 17 for the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty (designed and implemented by NGOs), Swedish diplomat Jan Eliasson, UN Deputy Secretary-General, took the floor spontaneously at the end of the commemoration: “I want to say that during my many years in the UN this is one of the most […]

Paris Agreement Entry Into Force

5 December 2016

The Paris Agreement entered into force on 4 November 2016, 30 days after the dual entry into force requirement of ratification by at least 55 countries representing at least 55% of global Green House Gas emissions was met. To date, 100 countries have ratified the agreement. (With the election of Mr. Trump as future US […]

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