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Children will be among the greatest beneficiaries of progress toward the SDGs. But, by making their voices heard and shaping policies that will affect them, they also have a pivotal role to play in their delivery.
COPENHAGEN -- No country celebrates its democracy like Denmark. But is that democracy still worth celebrating?
LONDON -- Across Europe, voters are increasingly discontent with political movements that were once part of civic life but have now become appendages of the state -- a governing class that seeks office rather than a chance to represent ideas or groups in society.
The killing of a security guard at a synagogue in Copenhagen over two weeks ago has renewed Netanyahu's call for mass immigration of European Jews to Israel. Although he has made such impetuous appeals before, he now makes a new brazen claim that as Prime Minister of Israel, he represents and can speak on behalf of world Jewry.
All of the above calls for the Nordics to be ambitious in sharing their secrets with the rest of the world. There is a special
That Obama selfie was, in fact, nothing more than a moment of playful bonding among world leaders under tremendous pressure. It portrayed a needed sense of unity among allies that no formal portrait in the White House could capture. There was really nothing wrong with it.
Even world leaders can't resist taking funeral selfies. President Barack Obama, Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron and Denmark's Prime Minister Helle Thorning Schmidt can be seen in the photo taking a selfie during a memorial service for Nelson Mandela on Tuesday.
UPDATE: Roberto Schmidt, the photojournalist for Agence France-Presse who caught President Barack Obama goofing around with
According to Monsters & Critics, the exchange was filmed by the European Council's video service. WATCH: Video at top. The