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NO CAKE FOR CHILDREN

Approximately out of 2.2 billion children in the world, around a billion live in poverty. For each child not living in poverty, there is a child somewhere struggling to survive with less than $1 a day, seeking access to nutrition, … READ MORE>>

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FREEDOM PHOBIA

Entry from Ibrahim Toure, a participant of the International Brain Education Association (IBREA)’s fourth World Youth Leadership Program which took place from May 26-31, 2013 in New York. The program helps young generations rediscover their great value inside their brain … READ MORE>>

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IBREA’s World Youth Leadership Program – Generation 3

The International Brain Education Association (IBREA) held its third World Youth Leadership Program from January 6-12, 2013 in New York City. Spending half the time in New York City where they met with many officials from various organizations and country … READ MORE>>

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Deepak Chopra speaks of “Love In Action” at the UN

How does one unlearn intolerance? Does a double negative cancel itself out? One could hope. Intolerance is like a bad habit. The more you try to avoid it, stamp it out, the more it rears its ugly head. It’s a … READ MORE>>

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Growing Women Scientists Through NeXXt Scholars Initiative

The New York Academy of Sciences, in conjunction with the U.S. Department of State, has announced that 12 international women and 12 American women will serve as its first cohort of NeXXt Scholars. The NeXXt Scholars Initiative seeks to empower … READ MORE>>

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The UN’s First Ever High-Level Forum on the Culture of Peace

The sixty-sixth General Assembly convenes high-level forum on the “Culture of Peace”, with education, youth outreach, women’s empowerment highlighted as keys to a more peaceful world. Secretary-General:  Through education we can teach children not to hate; Round Tables: Building partnerships; … READ MORE>>

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August 29 – International Day Against Nuclear Tests

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today stressed the importance of a global ban on nuclear tests to achieve a safer and more secure world, calling on all States that have not yet done so to sign and ratify the international treaty that … READ MORE>>

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IBREA’S WORLD YOUTH LEADERSHIP PROGRAM – GENERATION 2

The International Brain Education Association (IBREA) held its second World Youth Leadership Program from July 22-29 in New York City. The 12 participants came from the United States, Taiwan, Colombia, Iran, Mexico, Iraq, Japan and Korea. Spending half the time … READ MORE>>

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SAVING THE WORLD WITH CHIMPS

On Thursday, June 14th, the Department of Public Information/Non-Governmental Organizations (DPI*NGO) of the United Nations in collaboration with the Jane Goodall Institute and Disneynature hosted a screening of Disneynature’s newest True-Life Adventure “Chimpanzee.” In true Disney-like fashion with panoramic vistas … READ MORE>>

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EDUCATION FOR GIRLS MEANS GLOBAL GROWTH

By April Dawn Ricchuito, D.D. & MSW There 130 million youth worldwide who are not in school. Of these 130 million youth, 70% are girls. In developing countries, only one out of every four girls attends school. These little girls … READ MORE>>

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World Press Freedom Day 2012 – New Voices in Media

On May 3rd the DPI/NGO (Department of Public Information/Non-Governmental Organizations) Relations in cooperation with the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) held a briefing in commemoration of World Press Freedom Day 2012 at the United Nations Headquarters in … READ MORE>>

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HOPE: The Key to Using the Brain Well for Poverty Reduction and Universal Welfare

The poverty gap is one of the most pressing issues confronting mankind. Although the number of poor people as defined by the United Nations has gone down from 1.7 billion in 2011 to 1 billion in 2012, the problem persists. … READ MORE>>

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ASHLEY JUDD’S SENSITIVE HEART & CALL TO ACTION

Yesterday, on March 14, 2012, the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) presented  ”Ashley Judd in Conversation with the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime.”  This event featured an interactive discussion between Ashley Judd, Simone Monasebian, Chief … READ MORE>>

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INTERNATIONAL BRAIN AWARENESS WEEK

Sponsored by the Dana Foundation, Brain Awareness Week (BAW) is the global campaign to increase public awareness of the progress and benefits of brain research. 

Every March, BAW unites the efforts of partner organizations worldwide in a celebration of the brain for people … READ MORE>>

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DO YOU NETWORK WITH A PURPOSE?

By Anastasia Sagalovitch In honor of International Women’s Day, See Jane Do — a participant in this year’s Women in the World Summit and the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women, convened a networking and speaker event on … READ MORE>>

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