There is a War in Yemen. And a Child Dies Every Ten Minutes

New York, 5 May 2017 "On average, a child under the age of five dies of preventable causes in Yemen every 10 minutes. This means 50 children in Yemen will die during today’s conference, and all of those deaths could have been prevented." Antonio Guterres, Secretary-General of the United Nations at the Geneva Conference about … Continue reading There is a War in Yemen. And a Child Dies Every Ten Minutes

International Workers Day

On May 1st, the world celebrates the International Workers Day. However, each country observes a different tradition. In the United States, for instance, the International Workers Day is recognized, but it is a normal day at work because the Labor Day is celebrated the first Monday of September. Instead in Italy, my country of origin, … Continue reading International Workers Day

UNPFII Sixteenth Session

From the 24th of April until the 5th of May, the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (UNPFII) is celebrating its Sixteenth session, since its establishment that occurred on 2002 when the first meeting was held. The UNPFII wants to raise the awareness and implement activities related to indigenous issues within the United Nations … Continue reading UNPFII Sixteenth Session

National Model United Nations | New York

The National Model United Nations are experiences that change lives. For who is not familiar with them, I want to tell you more about these projects that involve people from all over the world, in particular, university students. The aim of the NMUNs is to fostering the background of future diplomacy leaders about the United Nations. … Continue reading National Model United Nations | New York

What Means Living Alone, in a City of 8 Million People

Yes, New York City is "made" by over than 8 million people that every day make this city a unique, stunning, and controversial place to live in. And if you ask to Neyorkers why they love their life here - "the craziness of New York" would be probably the answer. Of course, among Newyorkers you … Continue reading What Means Living Alone, in a City of 8 Million People

NYC: A Milkshake of Languages

In New York walking around the streets and listening from different languages is absolutely normal. The dynamism, heterogeneity, and vibrancy of the City are perfectly reflected in its population. Over 8 million people live in New York and more than 1/3 weren't born in New York and/or in the United States. Because many of those people … Continue reading NYC: A Milkshake of Languages

Being a Woman Professional – in New York City

New York City is stunning. It is pure life, pure feelings, pure happiness.  New York City is populated by over 8 million of people. 4 and half of them are women. New York City is where every business would like to have its presence, it is where startups prolificate, it is where the international relations … Continue reading Being a Woman Professional – in New York City

Metronome (Yes, The Union Square’s Countdown)

Many people, walking around Union Square, used to ask themselves: what is that? It happens when they are in front of the Metronome - or the "big countdown", or even easier, the "numbers of Union Square". Just a few people are aware of the meaning of the Metronome. It is a public artwork that the … Continue reading Metronome (Yes, The Union Square’s Countdown)