UN enlists ‘Thomas & Friends’ to teach kids about UN goals

Sep. 7, 2018 UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United Nations is enlisting the animated series "Thomas & Friends" to teach preschool children the importance of taking part in global efforts to end poverty, provide girls and boys with the same opportunities, and protect the planet.The U.N. and series owner Mattel Inc. announced a collaboration Friday …

US quits UN Human Rights council:

US quits UN Human Rights council: What message does it send to the world?By James Griffiths, CNNUpdated 3:48 AM ET, Wed June 20, 2018(CNN)The United States has quit the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC), saying the body is a "cesspool of political bias." US ambassador Nikki Haley announced the move Tuesday, which followed criticism …

“The US decision to exit UNESCO is a concrete example of the current administration’s contempt for journalism and press freedom,“

Press freedom organisations condemn US withdrawal from UNESCOARTICLE 19 13 Oct 2017ARTICLE 19, the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) and Reporters Without Borders (RSF) condemn the decision by the US government to end its membership of the UN Education, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO), effective 31 December 2018. It is a serious blow to the …

RE: International Drug Scheduling; Convention on Psychotropic Substances; Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs; Ocfentanil, Carfentanil, Pregabalin, Tramadol, Cannabidiol, Ketamine, and Eleven Other Substances; Request for Comments

The information contained herein is from the Government website of REGULATIONS.GOV.They are currently seeking comments on the scheduling of the above named substances.  After browsing through the information I did not see CANNABIS included in this request.  Cannabidiol, IS INCLUDED.  I will submit my comments and will post my response here on the website.SummaryThe Food …

(2017) 60th session of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs (UNODC)

    Aldo Lale-Demoz @AldoLale UNODC Deputy Executive Director & Director, Division for Operations unodc.org PRESS RELEASE Alternative development can release farmers from the poverty trap of illicit crop cultivation   Related Stories Remarks of UNODC Executive Director at the Security Council Ministerial Open Debate on Trafficking in Persons in Conflict Situations: Forced labour, slavery …

Reports on Human Rights Practices for 2016

Secretary's Preface Promoting human rights and democratic governance is a core element of U.S. foreign policy. These values form an essential foundation of stable, secure, and functioning societies. Standing up for human rights and democracy is not just a moral imperative but is in the best interests of the United States in making the world …

WHO Takes First Steps To Reclassify Medical Cannabis Under International Law

by Scott Gacek on January 01, 2017   It could still be a long wait, but patients in the United States may not be dependent on the Drug Enforcement Administration to reclassify marijuana. The World Health Organization (WHO) Expert Committee on Drug Dependence (ECDD) recently met and initiated the first steps in a long process …

Get America out of United Nations

To the editor: The United Nations was founded in 1945 at a founding conference in San Francisco. In attendance were scores of communists, communist dupes, Soviet agents and American traitors. The secretary general at the founding conference, Alger Hiss, spent 20 years in our prison system for lying under oath about being a communist. The …

A bill has already been introduced in Congress to remove the US from the United Nations

Natasha Bertrand Jan 23rd 2017 2:53PM A bill introduced by Alabama Rep. Mike Rogers earlier this month calls on the US to "terminate" its membership in the United Nations (UN) and effectively sever all ties with the organization. The legislation, titled the "American Sovereignty Restoration Act of 2017," was proposed on January 3. It is …

It was Karl Marx who said, “The family… must itself be theoretically and practically destroyed.”

  The Ruse of Children’s Rights By Rosanne Lindsay We are entering the era of mandates and government invasion, where up is down, privileges are rights, and children are the property of the State. In the land of liberty, all is illusion. According to William Wagner, J.D., magistrate judge, “Today, a majority of the Supreme …

‘No compromises’ in implementation of 2030 Agenda, Zimbabwe’s Mugabe tells UN Assembly

    Address by His Excellency Robert Mugabe, President of the Republic of Zimbabwe General Assembly Seventy-first session 10th plenary meeting General Debate.UN Photo/Cia Pak   21 September 2016 – Addressing the United Nations General Assembly today, the President of Zimbabwe underscored that compromises or half-measures, which were unavoidable, even inevitable, in developing the 2030 …

The DEA has filed notice of intent to add Kratom to schedule 1

  Various forms of kratom and teas made from the plant’s leaves are sold in cafes and on the internet. Their primary effect is to provide a short-lived peaceful and calm feeling that is described as pleasant. Consistent with this effect being opioid-like, anecdotal reports indicate that some users have used kratom to successfully recover …

U.S. approves UN use of force to protect civilians in conflict

  Editor's note: This article was originally published at 6:34 p.m. EDT May 11, 2016. UNITED NATIONS — The United States has announced its support for a set of principles that give a green light for U.N. peacekeeping troops and police to use force to protect civilians in armed conflicts. U.S. Ambassador Samantha Power told …

DEADLINE 4/17: The UN and Drug Policy Reform and YOU

    STOP THE DRUG WAR! Dear reformer: I need your help this week. On Tuesday the "UN General Assembly on the World Drug Problem" (UNGASS) begins in New York, the UN's highest-level drug policy session in 18 years. I'm writing to ask you three things: 1) Sign our Change.org petition to President Obama calling …

Historic Federal Summit on Medicine Marijuana Is Slanted By Drug War Agenda

  By David Downs   A seemingly historic medical marijuana summit by several US government health agencies will largely exclude evidence coming from the states that have legalized medical cannabis — another example of entrenched Washington, DC bureaucrats placing politics over science in the marijuana debate. The National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH) …