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What is the UN Department of Political and Peacebuilding Affairs?

My name is Rosemary DiCarlo. I’m the United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Political and Peacebuilding Affairs. I know, that’s a mouthful. But in a nutshell, I head the part of the UN that helps countries prevent the outbreak of violent conflict. We also assist countries trying to put an end to violence, bringing warring parties together around the negotiating table. Among...

Building Smarter Government Through Transfer Payment Consolidation

Minister Bethlenfalvy>>We are building a government that our children and our grandchildren can be proud of. So today’s announcement highlights the great work underway to modernize how government funds transfer payments 90% of our government program spending is in the form of transfer payments. This funding provides support for non-profits, healthcare, education and Human Services. Under our changes individual transfer...

Check out our Online Meetings! • You’re Invited to Join the Conversation with our New Online Group

How’s it going everyone? I’m Nick and you are listening to the Fresh Perspective Podcast. I am pleased to announce that the first internet-based Free Thought Forum has been created! It is now in operation, meeting 100% online each week, giving freethinkers from around the world the chance to participate. The best part is that all of you listening right...

Distinguished Guest of the City and Mayor Medal Presentation

Your Excellency, Claudia Sheinbaum, Mayor of Mexico City; Your Excellency, Rafael Guerra Álvarez, President of the Superior Court of Justice of Mexico City; Your Excellency, Isabela Rosales Herrera, President of the Board of Directors of the Congress of Mexico City distinguished guests, ladies and gentlemen. On behalf of my Singapore delegation, I wish to thank the people of Mexico City...