Tag: United Nations

As Faces of Hope Gala draws near, the Nigerian Healthcare Foundation discusses humanitarian aide

As Faces of Hope Gala draws near, MUI Daily News discusses humanitarian aid with the Nigerian Healthcare Foundation

According to the World Health Organization life expectancy at birth for men and women in Nigeria is estimated at 54 and 55 years respectively. Diseases that modern medicine can prevent, such as malaria and tuberculosis, cause many of these early deaths. The Nigerian Healthcare foundation is working to fix this problem, and has been doing… Read More

CSW60: Leymah Gbowee joins global activists’ Musimbi Kanyoro, Bisi Adeleye-Fayemi, Abenia Busia at AWDF Gala

CSW60: Leymah Gbowee joins global activists’ Musimbi Kanyoro, Bisi Adeleye-Fayemi, Abenia Busia at AWDF Gala

The African Women’s Development Fund-USA (AWDF-USA) recently announced a cocktail gala event for the 15-year anniversary celebration of the African Women’s Development Fund. The event is scheduled to be held on Wednesday, March 16, from 7 p.m. until 10 p.m. at the Millennium Plaza Hotel located at 1 United Nations Plaza in Manhattan.   Entitled… Read More

Twitter chat: GC4W & United Nations on engaging millenials in global development matters

TwitterChat: Engaging Millennials in International Development Matters

The Global Connections for Women Foundation (GC4W) in collaboration with World We Want 2015 and the UN Millennium Development Goals will host a Twitter Chat  entitled “engaging millenials in international development matters” tomorrow,  Wednesday July 8, from 1:00 P.M. until 2:00 P.M. EST.   According to GC4W — one of the world’s biggest non-profit organizations… Read More

As Violence In The Central Africa Republic Spirals, The Government Bans Texting

The Central African Republic is in conflict with itself. Since 2012, tensions between Muslims and Christians have spawned a vicious spiral of bloodshed and terror, splintering the nation at the seams. A recent U.N. report found both sides of the conflict, guilty of crimes against humanity, including murder, torture, rape, summary executions and even crimes… Read More