Lawyer and human rights activist, Dr. Shirin Ebadi, the first Muslim woman to receive the Nobel Peace Prize, was in Montreal at the Millennium summit on April 16 with others major players and key figures from government organizations, civil society, and leading international humanitarian organizations to raise awareness on the importance on sustainable development and the eradication of poverty. At the Summit, Dr. Ebadi proposed an International Convention to eradicate poverty. »
Doctor Manuel Elkin Patarroyo, Fights Malaria, Preventing Millions From Being Ravaged By the Disease
Manuel Elkin, Scientist and discoverer of a new vaccine to cure Malaria, will participate this Wednesday in the second lecture of Ethics, Humanism and Science Dialogues in Donostia, where he will discuss: “The Social Commitment Of Science: The Malaria Vaccine As An Example.” »
Today in the city of Bogota, Colombia, an agreement was reached to exchange information between our agency and Morris Productions, directed by the renowned journalist Hollman Morris. »
Cristina Fernández has endorsed the initiative of the organisation World without Wars and is calling on people to work for a world without violence in which the banners of justice, liberty and dialogue are upheld. »
Actress and UNICEF ambassador Mia Farrow was a guest speaker at the recent Millenium Summit in Montreal. She spoke about the crisis in Darfur, a region she has visited 11 times since 2004. »
Pressenza speaks with Henk-Jan Brinkman - by Anne Farrell »
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