IRELAND, Dublin to Host 8th Forum of Cities Against Poverty

Dublin to Host 8th Forum of Cities Against Poverty Making Cities Smart, Safe and Sustainable to be key focus of the forum   Geneva, 1 October 2012—On World Habitat Day, the United Nations Development Programme has announced the host city of WACAP8 will be Dublin, Ireland. The WACAP8 forum will take place on 20-21 February 2013. The World Alliance of Cities Against Poverty (WACAP) was first launched in 1996 as a global network of municipal governments. Its ambition is to address the … [Read more...]

Mother Teresa ~ WOMAN of ACTION™

  A Celebration of Women™ has been inspired to Celebrate the Life of an iconic heart of charity, on this her name day, a woman that followed the "calling inside a calling" and decided a life of charity living among the souls needing love was the only way. Celebrating October 19th, today, Mother Teresa’s homeland of Albania honors her with a national holiday. October 19 is the anniversary of the day in 2003 that she was beatified by the Vatican. “Christ will not ask how much … [Read more...]

World Humanitarian Day – Celebrating this August 19th, 2011

August 19, 2011 The FINANCIAL -- Brussels, 18 August 2011 – 19 August is World Humanitarian Day and as every year since 2008, tomorrow the European Commission will honour those who dedicate their lives to preserving and improving the lives of others who need assistance to survive. World Humanitarian Day - a Celebration of people helping people.   Today, the 19th of August, is World Humanitarian Day and as every year since 2008, tomorrow the European … [Read more...]

Maternal Health Thematic Fund is Taking Action!

Maternal Health: Reviewing Progress and Looking Ahead UNITED NATIONS, New York — Donors, representing both governments and the private sector, today joined UNFPA Executive Director Babatunde Osotimehin and staff to review major achievements made possible by the Maternal Health Thematic Fund in 2010. The thematic fund supports high-impact and low-cost investments in countries with the greatest burden of maternal death and injury. UNFPA launched the Maternal Health Thematic Fund in 2008 to … [Read more...]

Top 10 Wins in 2010 for WOMEN'S HEALTH & RIGHTS ~ A Time of Celebration~

    A Time of Celebration .....     From the halls of the United Nations to the streets of Nigeria, the International Women’s Health Coalition and our partners worldwide have made important progress this year.  As we release our Top Ten Wins for Women in 2010, we hope you will join us in celebrating: Breakthrough research on a new technology to prevent new HIV infections among women--a technology that IWHC and its partners originally conceptualized more than 20 years ago  A … [Read more...]

Top 10 Wins in 2010 for WOMEN’S HEALTH & RIGHTS ~ A Time of Celebration~

    A Time of Celebration .....     From the halls of the United Nations to the streets of Nigeria, the International Women’s Health Coalition and our partners worldwide have made important progress this year.  As we release our Top Ten Wins for Women in 2010, we hope you will join us in celebrating: Breakthrough research on a new technology to prevent new HIV infections among women--a technology that IWHC and its partners originally conceptualized more than 20 years ago  A … [Read more...]

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