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Jennifer Peltz

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Recent articles by Jennifer:

BTS campaign with UN nets millions of dollars

NEW YORK (AP) — K-pop superstars BTS have raised $3. 6 million and generated millions of tweets during four years of teaming up with the U. N. children's agency to fight violence, abuse and bullying and promote self-esteem in young people, the agency is announcing Wednesday. → Read More

Lawyer who fought Chevron gets 6-month sentence for contempt

An environmental lawyer who waged a years-long campaign against Chevron over pollution in Ecuador has been sentenced to six months in jail for violating a federal judge’s orders → Read More

'Neglected danger': Nukes not in forefront in speeches at UN

NEW YORK (AP) — It was the Marshall Islands' turn to speak, and the president wanted to remind world leaders of a cause the United Nations has espoused since its founding. “No effort should be spared," President David Kabua told the U. N. General Assembly this month, "to move towards a world free of nuclear weapons and nuclear risk. " → Read More

Ethiopia to world leaders: Be 'constructive' on Tigray

Ethiopia is telling the international community to steer clear of sanctions and avoid meddling over its war with forces from its Tigray region → Read More

Japan's leader says Olympics were 'symbol of global unity'

The U.N. General Assembly meeting of world leaders has been packed with global gloom → Read More

Japan's leader says Olympics were 'symbol of global unity'

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — At a U. N. General Assembly meeting packed with global gloom, Japan's outgoing leader highlighted what he cast as a moment of inspiration: the Tokyo Olympics, controversially held in the middle of the coronavirus pandemic. “While humanity has been faced with immeasurable hardships, the Tokyo 2020 Games proved to be a symbol of global unity among people around the world,”… → Read More

UN summit seeks to fix food's many problems, but draws fire

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Nations, companies and foundations pledged billions of dollars to feed the world in connection with an ambitious United Nations food summit Thursday, while some grassroots anti-hunger groups and food experts blasted the event as too corporate, tech-focused and top-down. → Read More

UN summit seeks to fix food's many problems, but draws fire

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Nations, companies and foundations pledged billions of dollars to feed the world in connection with an ambitious United Nations food summit Thursday, while some grassroots anti-hunger groups and food experts blasted the event as too corporate, tech-focused and top-down. Held as part of the annual U. N. → Read More

Ukraine's leader takes UN to task as 'retired superhero'

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy certainly wasn’t the only world leader at this week’s U.N. General Assembly meeting to paint a dire picture of international relations → Read More

'Crisis of trust': France bristles at US submarine deal

France’s top diplomat says there is a “crisis of trust” in the United States after a Pacific defense deal stung France and left Europe wondering about its longtime ally across the Atlantic → Read More

'Crisis of trust': France bristles at US submarine deal

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — France's top diplomat declared Monday that there is a "crisis of trust" in the United States after a Pacific defense deal stung France and left Europe wondering about its longtime ally across the Atlantic. France canceled meetings with British and Australian officials and worked to rally EU allies behind its push for more European sovereignty after being humiliated by a… → Read More

The UN is trusting that world leaders attending the General Assembly are honest about their vaccination status

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro isn't vaccinated and reiterated Thursday that he doesn't plan to get the shot anytime soon. → Read More

UN using honor system to check vaccinations for big meeting

The U.N. General Assembly is relying on an honor system to ensure that world leaders have been vaccinated before they speak at next week’s big meeting → Read More

UN using honor system to check vaccinations for big meeting

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. General Assembly is relying on an honor system — and only an honor system — to ensure that world leaders have been vaccinated before they speak at next week's big meeting, the assembly president said. → Read More

UN using honor system to check vaccinations for big meeting

The U.N. General Assembly is relying on an honor system to ensure that world leaders have been vaccinated before they speak at next week’s big meeting → Read More

World leaders face new rule at UN meeting: vaccination

World leaders will have to be vaccinated against the coronavirus to speak at the U.N. General Assembly’s big meeting next week → Read More

World leaders face new rule at UN meeting: vaccination

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — World leaders will have to be vaccinated against the coronavirus to speak at the U.N. General Assembly's big meeting next week, the assembly leader and New York City officials have said, prompting swift objections from at least one nation. → Read More

World leaders face new rule at UN meeting: vaccination

World leaders will have to be vaccinated against the coronavirus to speak at the U.N. General Assembly’s big meeting next week → Read More

World leaders face new rule at UN meeting: vaccination

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — World leaders will have to be vaccinated against the coronavirus to speak at the U. N. General Assembly's big meeting next week, the assembly leader and New York City officials have said, prompting swift objections from at least one nation. → Read More

US marks 20 years since 9/11, in shadow of Afghan war's end

Americans solemnly marked the 20th anniversary of 9/11 on Saturday, remembering the dead, invoking the heroes and taking stock of the aftermath just weeks after the bloody end of the → Read More