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The royal made a surprise appearance.
Sometimes things transpire in international venues that remind us that the fight for gender equality is not only being waged relentlessly, but successfully, and with brilliant achievement. For years we read stories of individual women making their mark by ascending to leadership roles in business, politics, entertainment, non-profit, and in media, among many other fields.
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The UN Secretary-General said he was grateful for the "generous and compassionate'' commitment of the Canadian government to resettle tens of thousands of Syrian refugees.
Put the sun at the glowing heart of progress! This is the message of Solar Impulse. For two centuries technological civilization has revolved around the energy of fossil fuels, but now humankind has the capability and knowledge to make the energy of the sun the centre of its development.
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The two-year-old stole the show!
Ban Ki-Moon says that "we are encouraged and fortunate'' that Syrian troops retook Palmyra.
Winning a seat on the UN Security Council won't be easy.
He riffed off the PM's 'Canada is back' slogan.
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Ban says countries must also protect and promote human rights and dignity while working to counter terrorism.
“I believe that Canada has capacity and resources," said UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon.
Ban Ki-moon met with 40 Syrian refugees during his visit to Parliament.
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The PM's comments come after meeting with UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon.
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The prime minister has criticized the Harper government for diminishing Canada's role at the UN.
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They'll discuss climate change and the Syrian refugee crisis.
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Fortunately, Canada is forecast to see a decline in unemployment.
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There is no more annoying phrase in discussions of international affairs than "If the United Nations did not exist, we would have to invent it!" It is certainly true that the world urgently needs an effective collective security organization today. But the organization it needs bears only a passing resemblance to the UN we currently have.
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U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon called Wednesday a day of "pride" and "hope" for Palestinians around the world.
With the help of Kumpf, UNDP and the UN Foundation, I have compiled a list of some easy ways that you can take action today to help "paint the world orange" and promote gender equality in your workplace.
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