United Nations General Assembly

VenewLive to Host BTS' 'PERMISSION TO DANCE ON STAGE' Online Concert on October 24

Monday, October 18, 2021 - 2:00pm

The virtual show will celebrate BTS' latest chart-topping single, 'Permission to Dance,' along with highly anticipated performances of the group's fan-favorite hits.

Key Points: 
  • The virtual show will celebrate BTS' latest chart-topping single, 'Permission to Dance,' along with highly anticipated performances of the group's fan-favorite hits.
  • Audiences will enjoy an interactive concert experience that leverages visual features such as 4K resolution and Multiview, as well as special fan engagement elements.
  • BTS is also offering an exclusive soundcheck rehearsal of the concert to viewers who purchase a "Sound Check Streaming" ticket.
  • More information about the concert can be found on the Weverse App, Weverse Shop or VenewLive .

Honduras elected for the first time to the UN Human Rights Council

Friday, October 15, 2021 - 6:54pm

"This historic election grants Honduras a seat for the first time since the Council was established in 2006, anditis the result of the country's hard work andachievementsto defend human rights" stated President Juan Orlando Hernandez.

Key Points: 
  • "This historic election grants Honduras a seat for the first time since the Council was established in 2006, anditis the result of the country's hard work andachievementsto defend human rights" stated President Juan Orlando Hernandez.
  • As a new member of the Human Rights Council, Honduras will have to adopt a more active role and pronounce itself on human rights situations around the worldfor theCounciltotake action, such as respect for human rights of women, indigenous peoples, LGTBQ, minorities, elderly and other groups in vulnerable situations.
  • Likewise, it must rule on issues related to the promotion of accountability in countries where human rights violations occur, as well as condemn reprisals against human rights defenders.It also overseehuman rights situation in hot spots such as Afghanistan, Burundi, Syria, Yemen, some Latin America countries and others that are under the scrutiny of the Human Rights Council.
  • The Human Rights Council is an inter-governmental body within the United Nations system responsible for the promotion and protection of all human rights around the globe.It has the ability to discuss all thematic human rights issues and situations that require its attention throughout the year.

Global Superstar Armando Christian Perez (Pitbull) Joins Forces with Top Phone Grip Maker, SpiiderGriip®, As Advisor and Strategic Partner

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 1:21pm

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- SpiiderGriip today announces its affiliation with Global Superstar Armando Christian Prez (Pitbull).

Key Points: 
  • CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- SpiiderGriip today announces its affiliation with Global Superstar Armando Christian Prez (Pitbull).
  • The partnership brings Armando on as a strategic partner and advisor for SpiiderGriip, a company that has seen continued growth and success in the phone grip category since launching in late 2019.
  • Armando Christian Perez is a GRAMMY-winning independent international superstar, education advocate, business entrepreneur and motivational speaker.
  • Pitbull invites disruption on a global scale as a GRAMMY-winning independent international superstar, education advocate, business entrepreneur and motivational speaker.

Unity Commits to Net Zero Carbon Emissions Now

Tuesday, October 12, 2021 - 4:00pm

Unity (NYSE: U), the worlds leading platform for creating and operating real-time 3D (RT3D) content, today announced that it is achieving net zero carbon emissions now, starting with 2020 emissions, and every year thereafter.

Key Points: 
  • Unity (NYSE: U), the worlds leading platform for creating and operating real-time 3D (RT3D) content, today announced that it is achieving net zero carbon emissions now, starting with 2020 emissions, and every year thereafter.
  • The science is clear and the time is now, said Jessica Lindl, Vice President, Social Impact at Unity.
  • In 2021, Unity conducted its 2020 greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions baseline inventory, made up of direct emissions, indirect emissions from purchased electricity, and indirect emissions from business travel, purchased goods and services, events, and more.
  • Unity is approaching net zero emissions in three steps:
    Offsetting: First, Unity will immediately begin neutralizing its greenhouse gas emissions through carbon offsets starting with its 2020 emissions calculation.

305-Life Health & Wellness Brand Seeks to Inspire a Movement of Joyful Health With the Release of Their Ready-to-Mix Supplement Line

Wednesday, October 6, 2021 - 2:03pm

We all work hard to achieve our goals while balancing family, friends and whatever life throws our way.

Key Points: 
  • We all work hard to achieve our goals while balancing family, friends and whatever life throws our way.
  • "While there is so much demand, consumers are overwhelmed with all the supplement options currently on the market.
  • There will also be internships for graduates who seek to learn about health and wellness brand development, business management and more.
  • Roger Yuan is a sought-after actor, fight choreographer/action director, and physical trainer specializing in movement whose career spans more than three decades.

New Mural Elevating Global Aspirations for Gender Equality is Unveiled in New York

Friday, October 1, 2021 - 6:32pm

The mural, located at 200 East 44th street New York, aims to inspire every generation to accelerate action and progress towards gender equality.

Key Points: 
  • The mural, located at 200 East 44th street New York, aims to inspire every generation to accelerate action and progress towards gender equality.
  • The unveiling of the mural will be a closing highlight of the 2021 UN General Assembly (UNGA), acting as a symbol of United Nations Leaders commitment to gender equality.
  • The New York mural is the third in the trilogy and was created by artist Vinie Graffiti.
  • Welcoming the launch of the mural, Lopa Banerjee, Executive Coordinator of the Generation Equality Forum, said, This powerful mural is a testament to the power of imagination and activism in the journey towards full global gender equality.

U.S. Senate Candidate Khaled Salem Objects to Foreign Leaders Detaining U.S. or Israeli Citizens

Thursday, September 30, 2021 - 1:38pm

"No visas or special treatment should be given to leaders of foreign governments who knowingly have detained, jailed, tortured or killed U.S. or Israeli citizens," explained Salem, who is Egyptian-American.

Key Points: 
  • "No visas or special treatment should be given to leaders of foreign governments who knowingly have detained, jailed, tortured or killed U.S. or Israeli citizens," explained Salem, who is Egyptian-American.
  • "When I am elected, I will write and co-sponsor a bill for the Senate and House to refuse entry to dangerous 'leader terrorists.'
  • In my opinion, there is no possible reason for U.S. hypocrisy, when U.S. and Israeli citizens are jailed and brutalized.
  • Khaled policy positions argue for Cancel student debt, Legalize marijuana, End the filibuster, Enact voting rights, pass the women's act.

Hyundai Motor and UNDP Mark One Year of ‘for Tomorrow’ Global Project for Sustainable Global Innovations

Thursday, September 30, 2021 - 1:00pm

The UNDP Accelerator Labs are a driving force behind the identification of local innovators in the Global South.

Key Points: 
  • The UNDP Accelerator Labs are a driving force behind the identification of local innovators in the Global South.
  • Marking the one-year anniversary, Hyundai Motor and the UNDP Accelerator Labs virtually hosted the livestreamed event, Dialogue for Tomorrow, during the 76th annual United Nations General Assembly on September 29.
  • At UNDP, we believe bottom-up innovations are critical if we want to accelerate progress towards the Global Sustainable Development Goals, said Joseph DCruz, the UNDP Special Advisor for Strategic Planning and Innovation.
  • More information about Hyundai Motor and its products can be found at: http://worldwide.hyundai.com or http://globalpr.hyundai.com
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St Kitts and Nevis Engages in High-Level Diplomatic Meetings During 76th Session of the UN General Assembly

Wednesday, September 29, 2021 - 6:00am

Mark Brantley, St Kitts and Nevis' Minister of Foreign Affairs and Aviation,has engaged in several high-level diplomatic meetings against the backdrop of the76th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), currently underway in New York, United States.

Key Points: 
  • Mark Brantley, St Kitts and Nevis' Minister of Foreign Affairs and Aviation,has engaged in several high-level diplomatic meetings against the backdrop of the76th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), currently underway in New York, United States.
  • Minister Brantley led the delegation on behalf of St Kitts and Nevis and tweeted that he was "honoured" to represent his nation, followed by the hashtag "Diplomacy Matters."
  • As a result of these diplomatic engagements,Minister Brantley established formal diplomatic relations between the Federation and the Arab Republic of Egypt.
  • Over the last five years, the island nation has formalised diplomatic relations with 41 countries acrossAsia, Africa,Europeand the Americas.

St Kitts and Nevis Engages in High-Level Diplomatic Meetings During 76th Session of the UN General Assembly

Wednesday, September 29, 2021 - 6:00am

Mark Brantley, St Kitts and Nevis' Minister of Foreign Affairs and Aviation,has engaged in several high-level diplomatic meetings against the backdrop of the76th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), currently underway in New York, United States.

Key Points: 
  • Mark Brantley, St Kitts and Nevis' Minister of Foreign Affairs and Aviation,has engaged in several high-level diplomatic meetings against the backdrop of the76th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), currently underway in New York, United States.
  • Minister Brantley led the delegation on behalf of St Kitts and Nevis and tweeted that he was "honoured" to represent his nation, followed by the hashtag "Diplomacy Matters."
  • As a result of these diplomatic engagements,Minister Brantley established formal diplomatic relations between the Federation and the Arab Republic of Egypt.
  • Over the last five years, the island nation has formalised diplomatic relations with 41 countries acrossAsia, Africa,Europeand the Americas.