U.N.’s Top Posts Remain a Boy’s Club

By Thalif Deen   UNITED NATIONS, Oct 8 2013 (IPS) – Despite adopting scores of pious resolutions on gender empowerment over the last 67 years, the 193-member General Assembly has failed to practice in its own backyard what it has vigourously preached to the outside world. So far, the U.N’s …

June 13th at noon Eastern Time: Global Telesummit – Countdown to the International Day of Peace!

www.WE.net June is when we annually begin our Countdown to 11 Days of Global Unity September 11 – 21 culminating on Sept. 21st, the U.N. International Day of Peace. On June 13th you’re invited to join this Global Telesummit for the 100 Day Countdown to the International Day of Peace. Find out about what’s going on …

Ban’s Second Term: The Case for a Woman Secretary-General

Ethical Markets Media (USA and Brazil) agrees and nominates the former President of Chile: Dr Michelle Bachelet as the next UN Secretary -General “Other News” is a personal initiative seeking to provide information that should be in the media but is not, because of commercial criteria. It welcomes contributions from …