Tag Archives: United Nations

Video: President Truman on the Fifth Anniversary of the United Nations

A film about a speech by Harry Truman at the United Nations during 1950. See the video on YouTube.

Leave a comment

Filed under History

Video: President Eisenhower’s Speech at the United Nations- 1960

President Dwight Eisenhower’s speech on September 22nd, 1960 at the United Nations General Assembly. Eisenhower talks about the peaceful use of outer space, nuclear weapons and the Cold War. See the video on YouTube.

Leave a comment

Filed under History

Pope Francis says we must care about each hungry person

Pope Francis today highlighted the key to ending world hunger. We have to care. We must pay attention to the crisis of hunger and its effects on each individual.

Read the full article at Examiner.

Leave a comment

Filed under global hunger

South Sudan: life-saving food for children is looted

As the war continues in South Sudan, children are suffering on a daily basis. Even if they escape the violence, they are at risk of deadly malnutrition because of food shortages.

Read the full article at Examiner.

Leave a comment

Filed under global hunger

UN says more Iraqis fleeing to Jordan and Turkey

To escape the terrorist army ISIL, more Iraqis are fleeing to neighboring countries Jordan and Turkey.

Read the article at Examiner.

Leave a comment

Filed under global hunger

Today in history: Eisenhower proposes UN food program

It was on September 22nd, 1960 when President Dwight Eisenhower addressed the United Nations General Assembly. In his speech he talked about world hunger.

Read the article at Examiner.

Leave a comment

Filed under global hunger

Food ambassador brings urgent message to UN General Assembly

On Sunday, the world’s lead food ambassador, Ertharin Cousin, arrives in New York for the UN General Assembly meetings. She brings an urgent message: Millions of people are on the brink of starvation because of wars in the Middle East and Africa.

Read the article at Examiner.

Leave a comment

Filed under global hunger