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Any inspiring, uplifting or humorous quotations or short saying that might make us better carry on or smile more…

J.F. Kennedy’s “Strategy of Peace”: American University, 10 Jun 1963

The UN in 2015 and UNICEF in 2016 celebrate 70 years of existence.  Those who  contributed to the ongoing work have been encouraged to reflect on their personal reasons for coming over the decades and staying on. As example see: … Continue reading

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be the person your dog thinks…

I was reminded of a time when some unicef folks were concerened that we might be more criticized or not taken seriously if we admitted too publicaly some of our past mistakes.. A wizer head / heart present said it … Continue reading

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United Nations, irreplaceable “way of life” for world. H. Labouisse, 2nd Exd UNICEF

“This renewal of my association with the practical work of the United Nations does not solely represent to me an interesting and challenging post. It also expresses my faith in the United Nations as an organization, as an irreplaceable “way … Continue reading

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“No one keeps UNICEF going but the idea itself.” -M.Pate, 1st Exd Unicef

Have been looking at early monographs and found them of particular interest, Pate, for example. When the Norwegian Committee wanted to nominate him for the Nobel Prize he demurred saying UNICEF itself should be nominated. “No one keeps UNICEF going … Continue reading

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NY times 10 Nov 2014 mention UNICEF in Stunting ariticle “Link Between Hygiene and Growth”

Talks in India to Focus on Link Between Hygiene and Growth By GARDINER HARRISNOV. 10, 2014 SEE full article at:  http://nyti.ms/10Q9O45 EXCERPT: NEW DELHI — Responding to new research that links childhood malnutrition with poor sanitation, Unicef began a conference … Continue reading

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Humour Photo and Quote – Unattended Children

On a recent excursion to the New York State Cooperstown area (4 hrs. from NYC) this humorous quote was observed on a poster at a Coffee Shop. It appears to do a busy seasonal business catering to many tourists (who … Continue reading

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Hope springs eternal..

“Hope springs eternal”  comes to mind when we choose a forward approach in spite of … Original Source: An Essay on Man is a poem published by Alexander Pope in 1734 Hope springs eternal in the human breast; Man never … Continue reading

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This is me

I think it may have been Will Rogers who said about himself “this is me” or something to that effect when asked to give some proof  of who he was. For some reason that and the other things he expounded … Continue reading

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Hammarskjold on Public Servants

The 2nd Secretaty General – DAG HJALMAR AGNE CARL HAMMARSKJOLD was BORN on JULY 29, 1905, in JONKOPING, SWEDEN “THE PUBLIC SERVENI’ IS THERE IN ORDER TO ASSIST, SO TO SAY FROM THE INSIDE, THOSE WHO TAKE THE DECISIONS WHICH … Continue reading

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