East Timor becomes newest member nation of UN

East Timor becomes newest member nation of UN

East Timor becomes newest member nation of UN On September 27. 2002, East Timor was inducted into the UN as the newest member nation of the millenium. The country’s flag was raised for the first time at the UN headquarters in New York. Attending the ceremonies...
Human Rights: Ron Howard

Human Rights: Ron Howard

Human Rights Campaign: Ron Howard Academy Award winning director, producer and actor Ron Howard has joined TheCommunity.com’s campaign to raise awareness of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR). On February 18, Ron shot still photos for full page ads...
Mohamed ElBaradei joins human rights campaign

Mohamed ElBaradei joins human rights campaign

Mohamed ElBaradei joins Human Rights campaign Mohamed ElBaradei, former head of the UN’s International Atomic Energy Agency, and a former Presidential candidate in Egypt, has joined the Advisory Board for TheCommunity.com’s campaign to raise awareness of...
International Webcast: Birth of a Nation

International Webcast: Birth of a Nation

In May, 2002, the United Nations, which had been administering East Timor, turned over the reins of the country to its new, democratically elected government, finally delivering to the Timorese people the freedom they have voted for in 1999. Dignitaries from around...
Tutu to China: Stop abusing the Dalai Lama

Tutu to China: Stop abusing the Dalai Lama

tutu to China: stop abusing the dalai lama In March, 2009, TheCommunity.com and the International Campaign for Tibet cooperated on the release of an open letter from Nobel Peace Prize winner Archbishop Desmond Tutu on the subject of China’s treatment of the...