Issue 1, May 2009

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Ross Bleckner appointed UN Goodwill Ambassador against Human Trafficking

On May 12 2009, Academy-award winning actor Nicholas Cage, Alec Baldwin, fashion designers Calvin Klein and Donna Karan, and a host of other celebrities joined the Secretary-General in honouring New York artist Ross Bleckner, who was appointed UN Goodwill Ambassador to Combat Human Trafficking. The event featured an exhibition of some 200 paintings created by former child soldiers and abducted girls from Gulu, northern Uganda, who had benefited from an art therapy project by Bleckner. [Read More]

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