Obama: The Courage to Say “We Were Wrong”

Obama: The Courage to Say “We Were Wrong”

In November 2014, José Ramos-Horta and Archbishop Desmond Tutu co-authored a letter to President Obama urging the release the Senate report on the use of torture by the US. It was signed by 11 Nobel laureates and released to the press. The letter received...
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...
Ramos-Horta on UN Security Council

Ramos-Horta on UN Security Council

New Zealand: Time for a Small Country on the UN Security Council As the UN General Assembly prepares to decide which countries will fill two vacant seats for non-permanent members on the Security Council, Nobel laureate and former President of Timor-Leste argues that...
Web and Social Media: Nobel laureate José Ramos-Horta

Web and Social Media: Nobel laureate José Ramos-Horta

Web and Social Media: Nobel Peace Prize winner José Ramos-Horta In 2012 José Ramos-Horta finished his term as President of East Timor (Timor-Leste) and took a UN Mission as Special Representative to the Secretary General in Guinea Bissau. Mary had maintained his web...
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...