UNADAP is an organisation run by former Diplomats, International civil servants, political ministers, and anti-corruption activists, championing world leaders to:
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COMMUNITY CAPACITY BUILDING
India begins world's biggest repatriation mission
Over the course of 7 days, India to fly 64 flights to carry 14,000 Indian nationals who are currently stuck in foreign countries- under mission #VandeBharat.
COVID-19 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.
"Another Successful Recovery"
Expression through art
By Ms. Venetia Kristin Bastian,
Bachelor of Science, Nursing student (Year II), M. A Chidambaram College of Nursing, Chennai, India.
Description: A Doctor and a Nurse are congratulating and informing the patient he has recovered from the virus, and will be discharged soon. Whereas the Doctor and Nurse on the right are the Spirits of a Doctor and Nurse who had passed away during this COVID-19 pandemic. And they are proud to see this patient being cured.
Marian International Institute of Management (MIIM) in partnership with UNADAP presents
FIRST PRIZE $500 (USD)
CONSOLATION PRIZE - $100 (USD) EACH - FOR 5 PARTICIPANTS
Participant videos will be uploaded post-May 30th, on several social media networks at an appointed time and the participants will be informed about it.
Message from Dr. Regi Pazhoor
MIIM. a premier management institution in Kerala, India has partnered with UNADAP as MIIM launches an awareness COVID-19 campaign, in the creative form of a video competition.
The winner of the competition will receive a letter of appreciation from UNADAP, and her/his video will be uploaded on UNADAP official website.
The World Health Organization (WHO) has considered the COVID-19 as a pandemic and the situation of spread is about to worsen over the next few weeks. The UN offices in New York, Geneva and Vienna have been shut, except for the WHO and essential staff.
Most UN officers are expatriates and are designated oversees, hence they are stranded and unable to travel to be with their families due to travel bans. Medial workers have been sacrificial in the frontline of this war against COVID-19.
Dr. Xavier Fernandes,
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