IWHC, International Women’s – 7 billion, what power do women have?

Washington, DC we co-sponsored an event with UNFPA, National Geographic, government agencies and non-governmental organizations focusing on women and girls as critical engines of change in the new reality of 7 billion people. In late October 2011, world population will reach 7 billion people. It is critical that we unleash the power of women and girls to alleviate poverty and accelerate progress on all of our global development goals. Check out this video, featuring Lois Quam, Executive … [Read more...]

September 13, National Geographic and UNFPA – 7 Billion in October 2011

The United Nations, U.S. Government, Advocates and Celebrities focus on Unleashing the Power of Half the World’s Population WASHINGTON – In late October 2011, world population will reach 7 billion people. Given this new reality, unleashing the power of women and girls is key to alleviating poverty and accelerating progress on global development goals. National Geographic magazine created a yearlong series—including a feature on changing fertility patterns in Brazil in the September … [Read more...]

EARTH HOUR 2011

  EARTH HOUR, 2011     The Empire State Building, the Eiffel Tower, Beijing's Forbidden City, and hundreds of other world landmarks will be abruptly blacked out tonight.   But the 60-minute power outages—scheduled for 8:30 to 9:30 p.m., local time—won't be the results of a terrorist plot, natural disaster, or massive solar flare. They're all part of Earth Hour 2011. (See before-and-after Earth Hour pictures from past years.) The organizers behind the fifth annual Earth Hour urge people to … [Read more...]

EDUCATIONAL VIDEO – Monarch Butterflies

                         Amazing Beauty in Flight     National Geographic presents... … [Read more...]

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