Tag Archives: Orders, decorations, and medals

30Nov/15

Climate change conference officially opens

The climate change conference officially opens as France’s Laurent Fabius is officially elected President of the United Nations Conference of the Parties or COP21.

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17Oct/15

U.N.’s Ban tells refugee class of his own displaced childhood

U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, visiting refugee families in Rome, calls Europe’s escalating refugee situation a “crisis of global solidarity”.

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12Oct/15

Air France staff show support to employees held in custody after violence

About a hundred Air France employees gather to show support for six workers who were arrested at their homes as investigators tracked down protesters who hounded executives at a meeting last week.

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27Sep/15

Facebook Co-Founder Mark Zuckerberg announces global campaign on internet connectivity

Facebook Co-Founder Mark Zuckerberg announces during the United Nations Private Sector Forum, the launch of a global campaign to support a connectivity declaration, which recognises internet access as an important enabler of human rights.

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25Aug/15

Russia’s Putin meets Abu Dhabi crown prince at sidelines of MAKS air show

Russian President Vladimir Putin meets with Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed al-Nahyan at sidelines of MAKS international air show.

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03Aug/15

Young African leaders serenade Obama day before his birthday

(NVO) – Young African leaders serenaded U.S. President Barack Obama on his birthday Monday (August 3), at an event for the Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) Mandela Washington Fellowship Presidential Summit in Washington, D.C.
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12Jul/15

‘You are the Prince of my heart’ Charlene tells Prince Albert at 10 years reign celebration

Princess Charlene makes a first speech in French during celebrations marking ten years of the reign of her husband Prince Albert II.

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02Jul/15

Desmond Tutu and wife Leah celebrate 60 years of marriage

Retired Anglican Archbishop and Nobel Peace Prize Winner, Desmond Tutu, and his wife Leah renew their wedding vows, marking 60 years of marriage.

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01Jul/15

Greece on edge of new decision?

There’s usually a cheery wave from Alexis Tsipras when he goes to work.

Today, though, little to celebrate.

Greece is now the first advanced nation to default to the IMF.
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