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EVENT UPDATE NOTICE
Resolution 75/282, entitled "Countering the use of information and communications technologies for criminal purposes."
[Indico] First session of the Ad Hoc Committee to Elaborate a Comprehensive International Convention on Countering the Use of Information and Communications Technologies for Criminal Purposes cannot be held on the planned dates.
Due to the ongoing situation concerning the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), it will not be feasible to hold the first session from 17 to 28 January 2022 in New York, as planned. Further information will be provided in due course. Relevant information on the Ad Hoc Committee and on the first session is available on the UNODC website.
Secretariat of the Ad Hoc Committee
UNADAP's delegation led by Dr. Regi Cherian stands disposed.
ANTI-CONVERSION BILL KARNATAKA
UNADAP delegation with the Government of Karnataka | Hon'ble Law & Home Ministers
Dr. Dominic Dixon, the Executive Director of UNADAP, was graciously welcomed by the Hon’ble Law Minister of Karnataka, Sri. J.C. Madhuswamy, and the Hon’ble Home Minister of Karnataka, Shri Araga Jnanendra, right after the cabinet meeting at Vidhana Soudha (State Government office); to discuss the prevailing issue of the Anti-Conversion Bill. The purview of this bill is under the Hon’ble Ministers.
The Church in India, collectively, with a strong concentration in Karnataka have alleged that the move by the Government of Karnataka is unconstitutional. Dr. Dixon has asked the Hon’ble Ministers who are the key ministers in this bill, to consider the diminishing statistics of Christians in the country and the good work that the community has executed, as a peace loving and sacrificial unit. He expressed to the ministers that he himself is a practising Christian, to which the Ministers have stated that the Anti-Conversion bill is not targeted at any community, but to penalise forced and illegal conversions. They are in appreciation of the good work done in the State by Christians.
Whilst the bill is scheduled to be tabled during the upcoming winter session of the Assembly in Belagavi from December 13-24; Dixon requested the Ministers to ensure that Church services are not affected and to provide adequate security for the well being of Christians who have expressed their worst fears. The Home Minster has assured Dixon that there would be no attacks on any community and Church services will not be disrupted as feared by the Church, during Assembly sessions in Belagavi.
The Hon’ble Ministers have assured Dixon that Christians and all minorities have equal rights as per Article 25 of the Indian Constitution, and that the State government will ensure such freedom.
A statement from the government would be made shortly.
Dixon would have met with Prime Minister Modi and Chief Minister, Shri Basavaraj Bommai on the 6th to discuss this matter, but PM Modi had a delegation with Russian President Putin on the 6th as scheduled.
Dixon will be submitting a report to various International organisations and forums and to the Hon’ble Prime Minister of India in due course.
UNADAP delegation from the US, UK, Canada and India, led by Executive Director, Dr. Dominic F Dixon, will travel to Glasgow, Scotland for the COP26 Climate conference. Heads of states, with US President, Joe Biden, India's Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, the UK Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, amongst other leaders, will be part of the World Leaders Summit.
The goal is to limit global warming to well below 2, preferably to 1.5 degrees Celsius, compared to pre-industrial levels, according to the Paris Agreement. The Paris Agreement is a legally binding international treaty on climate change. It was adopted by 196 Parties at COP 21 in Paris, on 12 December 2015 and entered into force on 4 November 2016.
WORLD LEADERSHIP SUMMIT
COP26, GLASGOW, SCOTLAND
Dr. Dominic F Dixon, Executive Director of UNADAP was the National Focal Point at the COP26 in Glasgow, Scotland. He was in high-level discussions with world leaders to join the Global Methane Pledge, which aims to reduce methane emissions by at least 30 per cent below 2020 levels by 2030. Canada has now pledged to reduce methane emissions in the oil and gas sector by 75 per cent below 2012 levels by 2030. Leaders of developing nations have sought $1.3 TRILLION a YEAR in climate financing from 2030, from wealthy nations. Part of the proposal was to draft sanctions to discourage and totally cease the subsidy and usage of coal.
Dr. Dixon being the Focal Point, was welcomed by the UK Prime Minister, Mr. Boris Johnson <<<READ MORE>>>
PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES
LEADERSHIP SPEECH BY
Her Excellency, Ursula von der Leyen
President of the European Commission
Dr. Dixon was greeted by the Indian Prime Minister, Mr. Narendra Modi <<<READ MORE>>>
Meeting with the Consul General of India to Dubai, Dr. Amman Puri at the Indian Consulate in Dubai
Dr. Dixon was received by His Excellency, Dr. Amman Puri, the Consulate General of India in Dubai. They had Discussed several pressing matters regarding the welfare of Indians in the UAE. Dr. Dixon requested the CG to take forward the diplomatic request to ease travel protocols for Indians travelling to Dubai, which Dr. Dixon has earlier addressed to the UAE Ambassador to India and the Minister of State for External Affairs, Shri V. Muraleedharan.
Discussion were extended to various diplomatic and political matters as well.
Dr. Puri will be leading a delegation to Tel Aviv, Israel in December, whilst I would be leading another delegation to Eilat, Israel, during the same week.
Indian Prime Minister, Modi Ji met Pope Francis in Rome at the Vatican
Pope has graciously accepted the invitation of PM Modi
India's Foreign Secretary, Harsh Vardhan Shringla, in a press conference, said, "The last Pope visit to India was in 1999. The Pope has graciously accepted the invitation of PM Modi. And in his own word and I am paraphrasing it, he said you have given me the greatest gift. I am looking forward to visiting India." He added that the Prime Minister gave his Holiness a candle stand and a book about India's environmental commitment. Pope responded with a bronze plaque inscribed with the words "the desert will become a garden."
Pope Francis emphasised cordial relations between the Vatican and India during his conversation with Prime Minister Modi, according to a statement released by the Holy See Press Office. According to the statement, "Pope Francis received in audience, in the Vatican Apostolic Palace, the Prime Minister of the Republic of India, Narendra Modi."
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UNADAP INTERNATIONAL INTERNSHIPS - INDIA & DIXON SCHOLARSHIPS
Christ University, Bangalore was selected for the international program, from Bangalore, India. Christ University is a member of the United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI).
4 scholars were selected from over 25,000 students, by a selection committee, to research under UNADAP. The funding was sponsored by DIXON SCHOLARSHIPS.
A contained ceremony was held at Christ University.
In the picture is the Vice Chancellor of Christ University, Rev. Dr. Abraham VM; the Executive Director of UNADAP, Dr. Dominic F Dixon with, Dr. Reena Cherian, Internships Head, Sociology & Social Work; Dr. Anil Pinto, Registrar & Professor, Performing Arts and Dr. Victor Paul, Head, Sociology & Social Work, along with the scholars.
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COTE D’IVOIRE – WEST AFRICA
With the financial sponsorship of DIXON SCHOLARSHIPS and Internships from UNADAP, the researchers in West Africa were able to study the prevailing issues of TEENAGE PREGNANCIES contributing to poverty in COTE D'IVOIRE.
TOPIC OF RESEARCH:
CONTRIBUTION TO THE FIGHT AGAINST PREGNANCIES IN SCHOOLS FOR POVERTY REDUCTION AS PART OF SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT, IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF BOUAFLÉ : The case of the Modern High Schools I and II, and the Tenkodogo School Group
NOTE: With French being the offical language of the region, the research was done in French and translated in English.
AUTHOR: DINDE AMOIN ARIELLE-JEMIMA
Mentor: Dr. Dominic F Dixon
In the eradication of poverty, a small financial contribution alone will not suffice. Governments need to study and analyze the ground situation and contributing factors, such as this report, in engaging with non governmental organziatons and foundations.
A place where world leaders become authors!
UNADAP Publishing has been setup to assist senior executives, public & civil servants, politicians and prominent personalities, who have a wealth of experience and knowledge; to convert their thoughts into a published book. With India leading the century into an economic leadership, we are publishing titles into books for print and into e-books.
We assist academicians, researchers and professors to transform their research papers into a published book. We also rewrite their research thesis into a readable book.
UNADAP's team comprises of senior executives, diplomats, political speech writers, academicians and public personalities that work towards putting together your book on turnkey-basis. We have developed a robust method to gather your thoughts through our interviewers, researchers, and editors.
CHRIST UNIVERSITY, BANGALORE was selected as an institutional partner for internships in India.
DIXON SCHOLARSHIPS was the stipend partner for the internships.
All participants were given the opportunity to participate as delegates at the UN conference on:
“Asia-Pacific United Nations Responsible Business and Human Rights Forum: The New Decade of Action?”. The Forum was be held virtually from 1 - 4 June 2021 while Pre-Forum side event sessions were held on 28 and 31 May 2021. This year’s Forum was co-organized by the UN Working Group on Business and Human Rights (UNWG), the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the International Labour Organization (ILO), the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women), the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the International Organization for Migration (IOM).
UNADAP | ASTER CMI HOSPITAL
In the picture is Dr. Chakrabarti, Chief Medial Services, ASTER CMI Hospital with Dr. Dominic F DIxon, Executive Director, UNADAP
The Covid-19 situation in Karnataka is deteriorating with each passing day and "we have reached a stage where things have become uncontrollable", said Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa.
The Executive Director of UNADAP, Dr. Dominic F Dixon, had received his first dose of COVISHIELD vaccine. Dr. Dixon was welcomed by Dr. Shugota Chakrabarti, the Chief of Medical Services at ASTER CMI Hospital. Aster is a reputed hospital in Bangalore, India, with highly skilled and courteous medical professionals with the highest level of ethics and care.
BS Yediyurappa said, "Three to four people are infected [with Covid-19] in every household. The PM [Prime Minister Narendra Modi] has said the only solution now is to wear mask, sanitise hands and follow social distancing. There is no other way to stop Corona." "I request people with folded hands: Do not step out of your home unnecessarily. The situation is deteriorating and we have reached a stage where things have become uncontrollable," BS Yediyurappa said. (Source: India Today)
Dr. Dixon has suggested that, "It is the civil duty of every Indian citizen to be inoculated, to protect oneself and the others around us." He further stated that "We should refrain from conspiracy theories and honour medical sciences and the guidance issued by that discipline." He further stated that, "The virus is not as respecter of persons, to target an ethnic or religious group, but it is a virus that has affected all of humanity, with devastating effects. No one was prepared for this calamity, but, we are all in this together."
Dr. Chakrabarti is hopeful that the state would receive adequate amounts of doses for its population, along with the required amounts of oxygen. He further stated that "We at Aster want to ensure the public that it is totally safe to take the vaccine as my colleagues and I have taken both the doses without incident."
NITI Aayog, New Delhi
His Excellency, Dr. Rajiv Kumar, the Hon’ble Vice-Chairman of NITI Aayog, India's official Think Tank, the rank and status of Cabinet Minister and UNADAP’s Executive Director, Dr. Dominic F Dixon engaged in a fruitful consultation on matters pertaining to India’s national interest. The Hon’ble Prime Minister who is also the Chairperson of NITI Aayog, was occupied with the elections in West Bengal, as even the meeting with French foreign minister Jean-Yves Le Drian and the Prime Minister was cancelled due to a COVID related response.
Discussions between the Chairperson and the Executive Director were on India’s diplomatic relations, India’s economy, India’s vaccine drive and the foreigners in India.
Chief Information Commission
Dr. Dominic Dixon, the Executive Director of UNADAP met with Mr. Uday Mahurkar, Information Commissioner of India, at the CIC in New Delhi and discussed about strengthening the institution with transparency and accountability, which is the fundamental right of every Indian citizen.
Hand picked by the Hon'ble Prime Minister of India, as the Information Commissioner of India, Mr. Uday Mahurkar is the watchdog for the Government of India’s Right To Information Act, at the Central Information Commission, New Delhi. He is also a judge for hearing appellate RTI cases.
Mr. Mahurkar is a man of impeccable integrity, assured Dr. Dixon of his commitment to fighting for justice and a corruption-free India.
INDIA'S VACCINE DIPLOMACY
India approves 1 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines for Canada
UNADAP's Executive Director, Dr. Dominic F Dixon has long recommended the benevolence of Indian Prime Minister Modi, to help Canadians with the COVID-19 vaccine, as Canada is a country that is close to his heart. In stating that, Dr. Dixon has also cautioned that matters pertaining to the farmer's protest in India, which Canadian Prime Minister Trudeau had commented on, was unbecoming of him, which drew a flak and a diplomatic reaction. Non-violent, non-partisan protests are a democratic right of an Indian citizen, and is considered an internal matter, not requiring an external intervention.
Indian government has approved one million doses of COVID-19 vaccines for Canada. The development comes days after Canadian PM Justin Trudeau and Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke to each other.
During the talks, PM Modi assured the Canadian PM of COVID vaccine supplies. A readout from Indian PM's office said during the talks Prime Minister Trudeau informed his PM Modi about "Canada's requirements of COVID-19 vaccines from India" to which the latter "assured...that India would do its best to support Canada's vaccination efforts, just as it had done for many other countries already".
Later in response to a question in a presser Canadian PM said that his country is "looking at possible extra vaccines coming from India from the Serum Institute". India, which produces 60% of global vaccines, has sent covid vaccines to more than 20 countries.
The vaccine support from New Delhi to Canada comes even as ties were frayed over comments by Canadian PM on the ongoing farmers' protests in India in December 2020. The comments had drawn a strong reaction from India who had lodged a strong protest by summoning the Canadian envoy to Delhi, Nadir Patel, and handing over a demarche that such comments could impact the bilateral ties.
Written By: Sidhant Sibal WION
New Delhi, India Published: Feb 17, 2021, 11.39 PM(IST)
PEACE & CONFLICT
Dr. Dominic F Dixon®
Talk to, the Grade 5 students of The Indian Public School
Dr. Dominic F Dixon was the key note speaker to an enterprising group of 70, Grade 5 students of TIPS (The Indian Public School) in India. Thanks to technology, we can communicate across borders.
PEACE AND CONFLICT
The United Nations does not have solutions, nor does it have the power to eradicate poverty, injustice, inequality, or any of the SDGs. You, Grade 5 students have more power to cause a change. Start with your own household, recycle the waste. Make sure that the male members in your house respect the women in the house.
IF YOUR MOTIVATION IS TO MAKE MONEY AND BECOME RICH, THEN YOU WILL BE THE MOST MISERABLE, IMPOVERISHED PERSON ON EARTH.
Wherever there is corruption and inequality, there will always be poverty. Mahatma Gandhi stated, "The world has enough for everyone's needs, but not everyone's greed."
YOU DON’T NEED A TITLE OR A POSITION TO INFLUENCE AND BE A CHANGE-MAKER.
Mahatma Gandhi was not the Prime Minister, not a Chief Minister, not an MLA, not a Municipal Corporator, not even a ward councillor. But yet, we call him as the father of the nation - The Mahatma, because he led a nation to freedom – The Mahatma. Mahatma Gandhi was influenced in South Africa by the Church, where He learned about Jesus and how Jesus had loved the world that He died for us. The life of Christ influenced Gandhi and the life of Gandhi influenced a nation. How are you being influenced?
Prime Minister Narendra Modi: There was nothing notably honourable about his birth. Born in a village and sold tea at a railway station. With sheer determination and hard work, now world leaders stand in line to have tea with him. During the pandemic, over 22 country’s Prime Ministers and Presidents have called on the PM to help save lives with the Indian vaccines. Love him or hate him, history will always refer to Mr. Modi as, HONOURABLE.
MOTHER TERESA: In times where Indians travel to the US, Europe, Australia, Canada and all over the world for education, prosperity and migration, Mother Teresa, an Albanian woman who committed her life to the service of humanity, came to India to serve Indians.
Teresa said, "By blood, I am Albanian. By citizenship, an Indian. By faith, I am a Catholic nun. As to my calling, I belong to the world. As to my heart, I belong entirely to the Heart of Jesus.
In 1979, Teresa received the Nobel Peace Prize "for work undertaken in the struggle to overcome poverty and distress, which also constitutes a threat to peace". When Teresa received the prize she was asked, "What can we do to promote world peace?" She answered, "Go home and love your family."
His Excellency, the Vice President India, Shri Venkaiah Naidu, has congratulated Ms. Nethra Mohandass, upon her appointment as “Goodwill Ambassador to the Poor” for UNADAP. Thank you, Mr. Vice President.
Dr. Dominic F Dixon, the Executive Director & philanthropist, had appointed Ms. Nethra Mohandass, a 13-year-old as the "Goodwill Ambassador for the Poor" of UNADAP. DIXON SCHOLARSHIPS had also set up a scholarship fund for Nethra.
Humanity is alive!
S/d: Director for Protocol, @UNADAPorg
UNADAP's Goodwill Ambassador for the Poor, Ms. Nethra Mohandass attends her first United Nations conference as an official delegate, via UN online platform.
UNADAP's Goodwill Ambassador for the Poor, Ms. Nethra Mohandass attends her first United Nations conference as an official delegate, via UN online platform. Applauds Prime Minister Modi for his empowerment of women in India.
Nethra is a 13-year-old, grade 9 student and the daughter of a barber, from a Madurai, Tamilnadu.
Nethra had inspired the Prime Minister of India, the Chief Minister and the Governor of Tamilnadu, for her sacrificial work for the poor.
The conference on “Accelerating the realization of gender equality and the empowerment of all women and girls”, held on 21st July 2020.
PRIME MINISTER OF INDIA, SHRI NARENDRA MODI | UNITED NATIONS LIVE ECOSOC MEET
COVID-19, UNADAP CIVIC RESPONSIBILITY
In response to our civic duty, officers of UNADAP have given large portions of their income to support migrant workers, families with low income and the destitute; with financial assistance and food rations. We have reached out to civilians in the cities of Mumbai, Chennai, Bangalore and Hyderabad. We have provided face masks and hand sanitizers to Bangalore city police. UNADAP has made financial contributions to the Archdiocese of Bangalore (BMSS Disaster Relief Fund) for their outreach programs towards the distribution of food items to the poor.
As UNADAP remains closed and perhaps uncertain of reopening in the coming months, every single employee will still receive their salaries in full.
We have restrained from posting pictures of our acts of civic charitable duty, as we feel that we need to protect the dignity of the beneficiaries and not reveal their identities.
MESSAGE FROM THE
PRIME MINISTER OF INDIA
MESSAGE FROM THE
UN SECRETARY GENERAL
MESSAGE FROM THE DIRECTOR GENERAL,
WHO HQ in Geneva, Switzerland
WHO Health Alert brings COVID-19 facts to billions via WhatsApp
Send the following to +41 79 893 18 92 on WhatsApp
AFRICAN PEACE MISSION
Dr. Paul Victor, Goodwill Ambassador of MORE TRUST to the African continent, with leaders.
Both the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the African Union Agenda 2063 recognize the importance of peace and stability, not only as critical enablers but also as important components of sustainable development. In line with this aspiration, Africa has also continued, with the support of the United Nations and development partners, to address emerging challenges to peace, security and development, such as the rise of terrorism and violent extremism as well as the growing number of migrants, refugees and internally displaced persons. In this regard, African countries continue to attach great importance to tackling the root causes of conflict such as youth unemployment, inequality, and economic and social exclusion, including through the African Peace and Security Architecture and the African Governance Architecture. Recognizing the critical needs and role of women, the African Union declared 2016 the African Year of Human Rights with Particular Focus on the Rights of Women.
UNADAP is pleased to announce and congratulate India's new
Foreign Affairs Minister, Dr Subrahmanyam Jaishankar
Celebrated former top diplomat Dr Subrahmanyam Jaishankar has been appointed the new Minister of External Affairs. Jaishankar, who was previously the foreign secretary during the Narendra Modi government's first term in office, was a surprise addition to the Narendra Modi Cabinet 2.0, which took oath on Thursday.
Before he became the foreign secretary, Subrahmanyam Jaishankar served as India's ambassador to the United States as well as China.
A 1977-batch Indian Foreign Service (IFS) officer, Subrahmanyam Jaishankar played a major role during the Doklam stand-off negotiations with China. The 2017 Doklam stand-off was among India and China's worst crises; Chinese and Indian soldiers were engaged in an eye-to-eye confrontation for over two months.
Subrahmanyam Jaishankar, who had China expertise thanks to his experience of serving as Delhi's ambassador to Beijing, led the negotiations to resolve the crisis.
During the Manmohan Singh years, Subrahmanyam Jaishankar was involved in negotiating the landmark and controversial Indo-US nuclear deal.
Subrahmanyam Jaishankar is the son of late K Subrahmanyam, one of India's leading strategic analysts. Subrahmanyam Jaishankar is a graduate of St Stephen's College and has an MA in Political Science and an MPhil and PhD in international relations from Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU).
S Jaishankar is married to Kyoko Jaishankar and has two sons and a daughter.
In 2019, S Jaishankar was conferred with Padma Shri, the fourth highest civilian award of India.
Courtesy, India Today
Secretary-General’s message on Human Rights Day
For 70 years, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights has been a global beacon – shining a light for dignity, equality and well-being … and bringing hope to dark places.
The rights proclaimed in the Declaration apply to everyone — no matter our race, belief, location or other distinction of any kind.
Human rights are universal and eternal.
They are also indivisible. One cannot pick and choose among civil, political, economic, social and cultural rights.
Today we also honour the human rights defenders risking their lives to protect people in the face of rising hatred, racism, intolerance and repression.
Indeed, human rights are under siege around the world.
Universal values are being eroded. The rule of law is being undermined. Now more than ever, our shared duty is clear: Let us stand up for human rights — for everyone, everywhere. Thank you.
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DR. DOMINIC DIXON at the Human Rights Council at the United Nations Office in Geneva, April, 2108.
GENDER EQUALITY | Dr. Dominic F Dixon, Executive Director, UNADAP
"As I derive my dictum from the US declaration of independence, that; "We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness." I read that declaration with the inclusive sense that both men and women are created equal; thus have a right to equality."
Dr. Dominic Dixon, United Nations Office in Geneva. April 22, 2018
The President Speaks at the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development Goals
President Obama delivers remarks at the Closing Session of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development Goals in New York City. September 27, 2015.
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United Nations Secretary General
Remarks to the General Assembly high-level meeting on peacebuilding and sustaining peace
"Above all, sustainable, inclusive development, deeply rooted in respect for all human rights – economic, social, cultural, civil and political – is the world’s best preventive tool against violent conflict and instability."
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PAPER PRESENTED TO THE UN
This is the research paper presentation of the Executive Director, Dr. Dominic Dixon to UNITAR @ United Nations Headquarters in Vienna, Austria and in Economic Diplomacy in Geneva, Switzerland.
PAPER TO THE HON'BLE PRIME MINISTER OF INDIA
Dr. Dixon had presented a research paper at the Constitution of India on 'Pornography' and how it's consumption has impacted sexual violence against women and children in India.
RIGHTS OF MINORITIES @ OXFORD UNIVERSITY
Dr. Dixon: With the ongoing persecution of minorities; be in sexual or gender minorities, or race and cultural minorities, the world we live is facing an aggravated assault on this section.
UN News | UNADAP Feature
UNITED NATIONS OFFICE IN VIENNA
"Federal/ Political Land Dispute" & "Settlement and Hostage Negotiation."
Training to handle demographic land dispute and settlement of two peoples' group with the endangerment of genocide.
For land settlement, Dr. Dixon had to simulate as the country representative for the right to self determination as a peoples group. The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) and the United Nations were the observers. The final agreement was to call for a truce and to allow minorities the right to education, the right to mother tongue, the right to public sector jobs and the right of the minority group to run for office. The ultimate goal would be for 'one nation one people'.
In the picture, are members of the hostage negotiation team simulation at UNOV. Not mentioning their names for their privacy, the lady in the picture is a diplomat of Brazil to Rome, the gentleman next to her is a permanent representative to the UNOV from the Arab Nations League and the gentleman next to him was the Mediator, is the First Secretary at the Royal Norwegian Embassy in Vienna.
What we see on television and the dramatic intensity of a hostage situation in nothing compared to a simulation or the real deal.
Dr. Dominic Dixon, Executive of UNADAP was a delegate along with diplomats to the UN.
These are very real situations, the names of states and embassy have been changed.
With the motto of
Planet 50-50 by 2030
Step it up for Gender Equality
Speech: Winning the fight for equality with the whole of society
Remarks by Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations and Executive Director of UN Women, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, at the Tribeca Film Festival’s Tribeca Talks – Times up event in New York City
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CSW62: Delivering a roadmap for the rights of rural women and girls
Coming on the heels of unprecedented global activism and public outcry to end gender injustice and discrimination worldwide, the 62nd session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women reached a robust agreement to empower and support rural women and girls.
INTERNATIONAL PEACE MISSION
Ambassador of Peace of UNADAP, Dr. Ravi Kandal, visits Tibetan Parliament
Dr. Ravi Kandal talked about the destruction of Tibet’s environment and ecological system, displacement of nomads, assimilation of Tibetan language and culture as well as various hydrological projects, which also threatens the sustainability of water resources in the neighboring countries.
Shri Ravi Kandal was apprised with the exiled Tibetan Parliamentary composition and functions, its electoral system as well as the its session.
Deputy Speaker with Shri Ravi Kandal, Ambassador of Peace of UNADAP, New York. Photo/Tibetan Parliamentary Secretariat
UNITED NATIONS OFFICE AT GENEVA
Dr. Dixon, Executive Director of UNADAP was a delegate along with diplomats to the UN.
Please watch the short humorous video to understand diplomacy as it is... Yes Minister: European Diplomacy
Session on 'Economic Diplomacy'International Environment House, Geneva, Switzerland.
"If the goal of diplomacy is peace, then the goal of 'Economic Diplomacy' is Prosperity"
Australian Minister of Foreign Affairs.
- Review of The Paris declaration on Aid Effectiveness and the Accra Agenda for Action.
- Evolution of Multilateralism and Economic Diplomacy
- Role of Economic Diplomacy
- Bilateral and Multilateral Diplomacy
- Key issues at the UN system of organization in todays Global and economical environment
1. The Uruguay Round Negotiations
2. Chinese Economic Diplomacy towards Africa
3. Economic Diplomacy and its interaction with Politics: The case of OPEC
4. The case of Sanctions: Anglo-Iranian Oil Dispute
Bilateral Aid agreement between the Government of Urbania and the Government of Azania.
Carbon free cities in a carbon free world
AFRICAN PEACE MISSION
UNADAP has commissioned field workers to observe the situation in various African countries.
Both the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the African Union Agenda 2063 recognize the importance of peace and stability, not only as critical enablers but also as important components of sustainable development. In line with this aspiration, Africa has also continued, with the support of the United Nations and development partners, to address emerging challenges to peace, security and development, such as the rise of terrorism and violent extremism as well as the growing number of migrants, refugees and internally displaced persons. In this regard, African countries continue to attach great importance to tackling the root causes of conflict such as youth unemployment, inequality, and economic and social exclusion, including through the African Peace and Security Architecture and the African Governance Architecture. Recognizing the critical needs and role of women, the African Union declared 2016 the African Year of Human Rights with Particular Focus on the Rights of Women. [UNSG]
UN @ PRESENTATIONS
Dr. Dominic Dixon, the Executive Director of UNADAP presented a research paper, at the United Nations Office in Vienna, on Neuroplasticity.
Neuroplasticity makes your brain extremely resilient and is the process by which all permanent learning takes place in your brain, such as playing a musical instrument or mastering a different language. Neuroplasticity also enables people to recover from stroke, injury, and birth abnormalities, improve symptoms of autism, ADD and ADHD, learning disabilities and other brain deficits, pull out of depression and addictions, and reverse obsessive-compulsive patterns CLICK TO VIEW PRESENTATION
UN @ WORLD DISABILITY DAY
PRESENTATION BY DR. DOMINIC F DIXON, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF UNADAP
"INTERNATIONAL WORLD DISABILITY DAY" A Partnership that ENABLES at Kristu Jayanti College (A Grade)
"Psychological perspective: Perception of the disabled individuals and society" CLICK HERE FOR AN ABSTRACT OF THE TALK