United Nations Sustainable Development Summit 2015

United Nations Sustainable Development Summit 2015 25 - 27 September 2015, New York SUMMIT WEBSITE The United Nations summit for the adoption of the post-2015 development agenda will be held from 25 to 27 September 2015, in New York and convened as a high-level plenary meeting of the General Assembly. The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), also called Global Goals, are a proposed set of targets relating to future international development. They are to replace the Millennium … [Read more...]

UN General Assembly gather in NYC, SEPT 21-22

On September 21-22 – as leaders gather in New York for the UN General Assembly – people from Jakarta to Johannesburg to New York will be joining the conversation through the 2014 Social Good Summit. Participants include heads of United Nations agencies, leaders of top non-governmental organizations, and celebrities such as Alicia Keys, Connie Britton, and Pharrell Williams. It's not every day you get the chance to join a conversation with people from around the world. And when the … [Read more...]

GLOBAL FEMALE LEADERS SUMMIT 2015 – APRIL 21 & 22, Berlin

SHAPING TOMORROW‘S BUSINESS REALITIES An organization becomes fit for the future through its richness of ideas, approaches and perspectives. More and more women are taking up positions of responsibility on executive and supervisory boards across the world, thereby entering top management. The growing dynamics of this trend cannot be ignored. And one thing is clear: wherever this happens, old patterns of thought are being disbanded. We profit from this increased variety of thoughts, … [Read more...]

Commission on the Status of Women, 10 to 21 March 2014

The fifty-eighth session of the Commission on the Status of Women will take place at United Nations Headquarters in New York from 10 to 21 March 2014. The Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) is the principal global intergovernmental body exclusively dedicated to the promotion of gender equality and the empowerment of women. A functional commission of the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), it was established by Council resolution 11(II) of 21 June 1946. The CSW is instrumental in … [Read more...]

Leila Janah – WOMAN of ACTION™

  A Celebration of Women™ is elated to Celebrate the Life of this woman leader, one visionary that has used technology to better the lives of women and youth globally. Her root belief that POVERTY on this planet will only be solved once humanity recognizes and utilizes the inherent talents of the poor, with the concept of creating jobs from the bottom - up.       WOMAN of ACTION™     Leila Janah       Janah was born on October 9th, … [Read more...]

DISCOVER THE SECRET TO HAPPINESS

DISCOVER THE SECRET TO HAPPINESS Dear Friend, “I never knew what real happiness was until I got married; and then it was too late." – Mr. Goldberg. “Researches say I am not happier for being richer; but do you know how much researches make?”—A wealthy man. At the tender age of 17, Joseph, the beloved child of our Patriarch Jacob, is snatched by his own brothers, who cast him into a pit. Then they lift him from the pit and sell him as a slave. Under the natural course of … [Read more...]

Bessie Coleman – WOMAN of ACTION™

  A Celebration of Women™ is excited to Celebrate the tremendous Story of this Woman with a Dream to achieve her Pilot's Licence and the Vision to see it through, at all costs. She was finally licenced in France June 15, 1921. If You have a Dream....a True Inspiration!         WOMAN of ACTION™     Bessie Coleman Bessie Coleman, the daughter of a poor, southern, African American family, became one of the most famous women and African … [Read more...]

UN Women, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, welcomed civil society

New Executive Director meets with civil society members in New York and pledges close collaboration Date: 28 August 2013 New York — Just seven days after having been sworn into office, the new Executive Director of UN Women, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, welcomed civil society representatives based in New York at UN Women Headquarters and pledged strong collaboration. She acknowledged the key role of civil society in making progress for human rights, in ensuring a successful outcome at the … [Read more...]

Nelson Mandela – MAN of ACTION™

  A Celebration of Women™ is elated to Celebrate the Life of this powerful example of empathy, faith, kindness, intelligence, perserverence and strength. Rising above extraordinary circumstance and false persecutions, this awakened male energy thrives teaching our world what true forgiveness and integrity and love really is. Always maintaining his dignity and self respect, entering into the land of politics in South Africa, this man never wavered in his devotion to democracy, equality … [Read more...]

Celebrating comedienne Joan River’s 80th Birthday!

IMAGE - YOUR QVC FAMILY Joan Alexandra Molinsky (born June 8, 1933), better known by her stage name Joan Rivers, is an American television personality, comedian, writer, film director, and actress. She is known for her ribald, depreciative style. Rivers' comic style relies heavily on her ability to poke fun at herself and other Hollywood celebrities. Joan Rivers was born Joan Alexandra Molinsky in Brooklyn, New York, the daughter of Russian Jewish immigrants Beatrice (née Grushman; January … [Read more...]

Lily Safra – WOMAN of ACTION™

  A Celebration of Women™ is elated to Celebrate the Life of this power of example for all Women Taking Action. Through all the twists and turns of 'life', including family death and divorce, this woman has achieved a thriving life in the world of philanthropy that has bettered the lives of women and children in over 40 countries in areas of education, science and medicine, religion, culture, and humanitarian relief.     WOMAN of ACTION™     Lily … [Read more...]

UN Women Executive Board, Annual Session 25-27 June

Annual Session - Documents 25-27 June The operational activities of UN-Women are governed by an Executive Board based on General Assembly resolution 64/289 paragraph 57(b) which stipulates that “the General Assembly, the Economic and Social Council and the Executive Board of the Entity shall constitute the multi-tiered intergovernmental governance structure for the operational activities and shall provide operational policy guidance to the Entity”. The Board also engages with the Executive … [Read more...]

Maxima Zorreguieta Cerruti – WOMAN of ACTION™

  A Celebration of Women™ is elated to Celebrate the Life of this woman born equal to all women, married into royalty, mother of three that devotes her energy through her efforts in micro finance through Inclusive Finance for Development (UNSGSA), helping Ethnic Minority Women’s for the betterment of all women.         WOMAN of ACTION™     Maxima Zorreguieta Cerruti     Bill Harwood will open by stating: " Maxima is a wonder of … [Read more...]

EARTH DAY 2013

International Mother Earth Day was established in 2009 by the General Assembly under Resolution A/RES/63/278. The Resolution was introduced by The Plurinational State of Bolivia and endorsed by over 50 member states. It recognizes that "the Earth and its ecosystems are our home" and that "it is necessary to promote harmony with nature and the Earth." The term Mother Earth is used because it "reflects the interdependence that exists among human beings, other living species and the planet we … [Read more...]

ECOSOC EVENT “… solutions for sustainable development” – 24 April 2013

The Partnerships Forum is one of the preparatory events for the 2013 Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) Annual Ministerial Review (AMR) on “Science, technology and innovation, and the potential of culture, for promoting sustainable development and achieving the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs)”, and is organized by the Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA); in collaboration with WIPO, ITU, UNESCO, UNICEF, the United nations Office for Partnerships, the UN Global Compact and the … [Read more...]

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