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CMO Today: U.N. Helps Ad Rivals Find Common Ground

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wsj.com - AD TRUCE: Typically, the leaders of the world’s six largest advertising companies trade barbs and actively try to win each other’s clients. To say they don’t get along is a bit of an understatement...

Global forced displacement hits record high

unhcr.org - GENEVA, June 20 (UNHCR) – Wars and persecution have driven more people from their homes than at any time since UNHCR records began, according to a new report released today by the UN Refugee Agency...

Sheryl Sandberg on the Myth of the Catty Woman

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nytimes.com - But the person blocking the second woman’s path wasn’t usually a queen bee; it was a male chief executive. When a woman was made chief executive, the opposite was true. In those companies, a woman ...

UNEP expands access to vast body of environmental law

unep.org - Imagine for a moment that a delegate from a small island state has to prepare a briefing on marine debris ahead of a major international conference. Previously, this unlucky delegate would have had...

Readout of the Secretary-General’s meeting with H. E. Nicolas Maduro Moros, President of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela [Scroll down for Spanish]

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un.org - The Secretary-General met today in Havana, Cuba, with Nicolas Maduro Moros, President of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela. The Secretary-General commended Venezuela for its support to the Colom...

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FCCT Rohingya conference gagged

bangkokpost.com - A panel discussion on Rohingya refugees' rights was banned by Thai authorities, who were concerned it would undermine Thailand's good relations with Myanmar, as State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi ki...

Britain Votes to Leave E.U.; Cameron Plans to Step Down

nytimes.com - In the meantime, nothing will change immediately on either side of the Channel, with existing trade and immigration rules remaining in place. The withdrawal process is expected to be complex and co...

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UN Human Rights Council: Adoption of Sinagpore's UPR

hrw.org - The major human rights issues raised in the 2016 UPR session on Singapore were a continuation of many concerns raised – and yet still unresolved – since Singapore’s first UPR review in 2011. We rec...

Human rights advocates commemorate anniversary of death penalty abolition

news.abs-cbn.com - MANILA - Opponents of capital punishment on Friday commemorated the 10th anniversary of the abolition of the death penalty in the Philippines.  This, amid the incoming administration's call to brin...

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The “Never Say Never” Team

medium.com - As the only United Nations agency with its own shipping unit, WFP shipping officers coordinate around 20 ships at any given time to sail the ocean and deliver food assistance throughout the world. ...

#YouthStats: Entrepreneurship and Financial Inclusion - Office of the Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth

un.org - #YouthStats: Entrepreneurship and Financial InclusionYouth Admin2016-05-04T16:02:10+00:00 #YouthStats: Entrepreneurship and Financial Inclusion  Financial Inclusion Youth are 33% less likely to hav...

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Universal Breast-Feeding Goals Blocked By Industry, UN Report Says

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huffingtonpost.com - Although more countries have been passing laws to promote and to protect breast-feeding, the breast-milk substitutes industry continues to present a formidable challenge to achieving universal brea...

17 MILLION people are now receiving treatment for HIV

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one.org - This week, a new report from UNAIDS delivered some encouraging news about progress in the global fight against AIDS:  2 million people gained access to antiretroviral therapy in 2015, bringing the ...

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Supreme Court Takes on Race Bias in Texas Death Penalty Case

patch.com - Just two weeks after overturning a black man’s death sentence because prosecutors kept black jurors off the all-white jury, the Supreme Court has agreed to review another major capital case involvi...

Beware, death penalty is an addictive policy

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