OCT 1, celebrates first official International Coffee Day

The first official International Coffee Day takes place on 1 October 2015. Join the 75 Member States of the International Coffee Organization and dozens of associations and businesses in celebrating coffee’s journey of diversity, quality and passion. Coffee is a brewed drink prepared from roasted coffee beans, which are the seeds of berries from the Coffea plant. Coffee plants are cultivated in over 70 countries, primarily in the equatorial regions of the Americas, Southeast Asia, India and … [Read more...]

Lorre White celebrates ‘less traditional’ things ‘to do’ in Paris!

Paris in the Spring Time to explore Paris is the ultimate luxury. But deciding how to spend that precious time is always the challenge. You can visit the iconic monuments, Mona Lisa at the Louvre, Eiffel Tower, and Notre Dame, wade through the crowds and click them off your list. Or you can take a slightly different road map and experience the history of this great city through some less visited, yet equally ( in some cases more so) impressive sites. The list below is highly … [Read more...]

Tamara Mellon is Taking Action after sale of Jimmy Choo empire ($800 mil)

“Fashion is what I know.”   After selling her Jimmy Choo empire for more than $800 million, Tamara Mellon is ready to announce her much-anticipated new venture, her own namesake fashion label Tamara Mellon, OBE is the former Chief Creative Officer and co-founder of Jimmy Choo, a luxury brand that offers designer shoes, handbags and a range of accessories. She stepped down from the brand in November 2011 after its acquisition by Labelux. Mellon has been quietly working on her grand … [Read more...]

City of Paris is Taking Action – Depardieu and #PussyRiot‏

On February 11 and 12, 2013, Paris City Council will have the opportunity to make Nadejda Tolokonnikova, Ekaterina and Maria Samoutsevitch Alekhina, jailed members of the band Pussy Riot, honorary citizens of Paris, France. The motion will be brought forward by Denis Baupin and is supported by other members of the Paris Green Party. In light of Russia's decision to grant citizenship to infamous French actor, Gerard Depardieu after he decided to leave France this month to avoid paying taxes, … [Read more...]

Farah [Diba] Pahlavi – WOMAN of ACTION™

  A Celebration of Women™ Celebrates the Life of this woman of strength through this tribute; admiring her courage, dedication and vision. She stated in the film 'The Queen and I' that things in Iran could have been different if their had only been 'dialogue'.   These are the words of a true visionary!       WOMAN of ACTION     Farah Pahlavi, Her Imperial Majesty, Empress of Iran       Farah Pahlavi, Her Imperial Majesty, … [Read more...]

Braille is this century’s Brilliance

  Louis Braille (1809-1852) Six dots. Six bumps. Six bumps in different patterns, like constellations, spreading out over the page. What are they? Numbers, letters, words. Who made this code? None other than Louis Braille, a French 12-year-old, who was also blind. And his work changed the world of reading and writing, forever. Louis was from a small town called Coupvray, near Paris — he was born on January 4 in 1809. Louis became blind by accident, when he was 3 years old. … [Read more...]

Barbara Marx Hubbard – WOMAN of ACTION™

  A Celebration of Women™ is elated to Celebrate the Life of this awakened female soul, one who began tracking her own self-evolution at a very tender age of 18.  Devoting her life to the universal question of life, “What is the meaning of our power that is good”?  Making an internal decision to trail a path, researching cause and effect, studying all scripture, struggling through depression and more ... her journey seeking the meaning of life began. 'Yet the “hunger of Eve” awoke in … [Read more...]

Simone de Beauvoir – WOMAN of ACTION™ ~Tribute

  A Celebration of Women   ... is excited to Celebrate the Life of this trail blazing woman, ahead of her times.  She is famous for her work in the area of gender equality;  the abolition of what Simone called the "eternal feminine", equality between the male and female sexes, and woman's role in society.      WOMAN of ACTION™     Simone de Beauvoir        Simone de Beauvoir was born as Simone Lucie-Ernestine-Marie-Bartrand de … [Read more...]

UNESCO calls on international community … peace premium in South Sudan

On the eve of South Sudan’s independence, UNESCO has called on the international community to act with a greater sense of urgency and resolve in supporting the development of a national education system. UNESCO calls on international community to deliver an education peace premium in South Sudan In a Policy Paper launched today in the South Sudanese capital, Juba, the UN agency documents the scale of educational deprivation across much of the country. Over 1 million primary school age … [Read more...]

PMO(Canada) – United Nations Security Council Resolution on Libya, comments…

PM to meet world leaders in Paris to co-ordinate implementation of United Nations Security Council Resolution on Libya   March 18, 2011 Ottawa, Ontario Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced today that he will travel to Paris to meet with French President Nicolas Sarkozy, British Prime Minister David Cameron and other leaders and representatives to coordinate the implementation of United Nations Security Council Resolution 1973, which was adopted on March 17, 2011. The resolution authorizes the … [Read more...]

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