To Travel is To Lead
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To Travel is To Lead

“The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page.” – St. Augustine Traveling is taxing for some people while it is enjoyable for some…

Givers Build a Better World
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Givers Build a Better World

"I shall pass this way but once. Therefore any good that I can do, or any kindness that I can show, let me do it now for I shall not…

Leadership Skills for Indian Students
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Leadership Skills for Indian Students

“If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader”. John Quincy Adams. There are mushrooming leadership development programs for students…

Women’s Day
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Women’s Day

I'm a painter who only paints the portraits of women! I've a portrait of: A woman who miles away, bare-footed under the blazing sun, walks And fetches the drinking water…

Will Gates Foundation Replace the UN?
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Will Gates Foundation Replace the UN?

“Don’t just go for safe projects, take on the really tough problems”, were the words of advice, Warren Buffet, co-trustee of the Gates Foundation, gave to Bill Gates about philanthropy.…

Poverty in Morocco
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Poverty in Morocco

As the unevenness in wealth grows in Morocco, the age of excess needs to be replaced by an age of equality. If I was given a Dirham every time a…

Green Revolution and Hunger
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Green Revolution and Hunger

The Failings of the Green revolution puts Hunger back on the Priority Agenda. It was born and developed to boost agricultural production and feed the world’s growing population. Four decades…

Scandal of Pregnancy Mortality
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Scandal of Pregnancy Mortality

The “scandal” surrounding child-birth deaths. Who is letting women and our future generations down? The joy a woman feels when she first finds out she is pregnant is quickly surpassed…

UNICEF and MDG’s
The deadline looms for the MDGs target to help impoverished children

UNICEF and MDG’s

Are UNICEF and the UN Millennium Development Goals (MDG's) on target for providing a better future for children? Assuming the post of United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) sixth Executive Director…

Living Intelligently
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Living Intelligently

“I expect to pass through life but once. If there be any kindness I show, let me do it now, as I shall not pass this way again.”  William Penn…

High Cost of Youth Risky Behavior
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High Cost of Youth Risky Behavior

Many Caribbean youth are doing reasonably well. They live in loving and caring families, attend school and are involved in various social activities in their communities. The health and well-being…

Untold Story: Why We Do What We Do?
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Untold Story: Why We Do What We Do?

From the Dairies of UN Retirees (1/3 Lump Sum Recipients) Common Cause Appeal # UNAT 2009-001. “Change direction with understanding of (human) evolution here and now, lest you may end…