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Francisca Noronha Builds Mozambique Youth Opportunities No Matter the Challenges

In Africa, African Influence, Publisher Channel, Youth by Mary Kurek

Francisca Noronha is an African Youth Charter Hustler at the African Union (AU). Her mission in Mozambique is to advocate for youth and promote policies that allow for more opportunities for youth to live a good life. Francisca’s work extends to working on establishing monitoring and reporting mechanisms that tie to the African Union Office of the Youth Envoy with …

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Poems from girls around the world – A gift to the United Nations

In Daughters Global, Mentorship, Publisher Channel by Lisa Cole

It is an honor and privilege of the Daughters Global Leadership Mentoring Program to gift to the United Nations on the 2021 Day of the Girl Child this special poetry booklet commemorating all that the girl child means to the world. On Monday, Oct. 11, 2021, the production team on this project presented the booklet to Youthgether Global Organization. Having …

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Ambassador Ghazala Khan Meets with Young Policymakers to Answer Questions

In Africa, Africa Innovators and Influencers, Life Lab, Publisher Channel by ihelmadmin

What you see below is a clip of a Q & A conversation between Ambassador Ghazala Khan of Pakistan, Prince Omenihu, James Akan, Chukwuma Okenwa, (Nigeria), and Sam Dougherty (US). The young leaders have an interest in policymaking as well as understanding how the United Nations can be of assistance to them as they try to make impactful changes in …

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Ambassador Fawad Ali Langah is on a Mission to Change Old Mindsets About Human Rights

In Diplomat, Human Rights, Publisher Channel by Mary Kurek

United Nations Ambassador Fawad Ali Langah of Pakistan has been working on gender and human rights along with other United Nations SDGs for all of his adult life. Ambassador Langah is a consummate Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Advocate and Activist. He is the newest Model United Nations Trainer and Consultant and a celebrated Public and Motivational Speaker (Vision, Youth, and …

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Her Highness, Princess (Dr.) Dato’ Seri Romona Murad (Malaysia)

In Diplomat, Education, Empowerment, energy, Health, womensempowerment by Mary Kurek1 Comment

Princess (Dr.) Dato’ Seri Romona Murad is Malaysia’s Ambassador of International Peace Her Highness Princess (Dr)  Dato’ Seri Romona Murad comes from an illustrious lineage that includes Alexander the Great and continues back to Isaac, the son of Abraham.  Her royal bloodline, she says, is on her father’s side (through his father’s side) and is documented and archived at the …

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Deputy High Commissioner, World Humanity Commission, Samuel Verniero (US)

In Game Changers 15 by Mary KurekLeave a Comment

From Ambassador Verniero:  “In 2015, I suffered several strokes from a terminal rare blood cancer-polycythemia vera w/ GI AV malformations (aneurysms). The resulting symptoms/strokes have terminally/permanently disabled my physical being, not my limited spirit. Years of physicians ignoring symptom complaints exacerbated present conditions.” Publisher’s note:  Before this spotlight was completed, Ambassador Verniero found himself in the hospital once again.  Still, …

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Caribbean Health Research To Serve a UNSDG

In Africa, Features12, Health, Health Tech, News by Mary Kurek2 Comments

 IMPLEMENTING A CARIBBEAN HEALTH RESEARCH INFORMATICS NETWORK By Gene D. Morse, PharmD, FCCP, BCPS Small island nations in the Caribbean face diverse health challenges. To address these challenges, health systems in the region need to be strengthened, especially in the area of surveillance and monitoring of health outcomes. This step is also a critical input for countries to be able …