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HIGH-LEVEL POLITICAL FORUM 2018

The WHAO team recently attended the High-level Political Forum 2018(HLPF 2018) which took place at the United Nations Headquarters from July 9th to July 18th. This conference serves as a United Nations central platform to follow-up and track the progress of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the 17 Sustainable Development Goals. HLPF 2018 required full and committed participation from all States Members of the United Nations and States members of all specialized agencies. (The WHAO team attended the Local 2030 panel which discussed local government and their role in relief efforts.)(WHAO attended the Resilient Women panel event that touched on the rights of women, the state of various nations in regards to women's rights, and the future of women.)The week-long conference, themedTransformation towards sustainable and resilient societies,focused on specific Sustainable Development Goals. The discussions focused on the following goals:(goals provided by the United Nations official website)Goal 6. Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for allGoal 7. Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for allGoal 11. Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainableGoal 12. Ensure sustainable consumption and production patternsGoal 15. Protect, restore and promote sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems, sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, and halt and reverse land degradation and halt biodiversity loss Goal 17. Strengthen the means of implementation and revitalize the Global Partnership for Sustainable Development, that will be considered each year:
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2018-07-25

COMMISSION ON THE STATUS OF WOMEN-PARALLEL EVENT AT UNITED NATIONS

World Human Accountability Organization and Woodenfish Foundation held an opening dinner at Yale Club in New York on March 19th, 2018. Guests included Queens College Professor Dr. Yifa, representatives from Aimer Foundation, and other NGO representatives. The dinner was held to gain a deeper understanding of challenges rural women and girls face. Attendees discussed different ways Chinese NGOs can uplift rural women and girls in their communities. WHAO believes collaborations can make an even bigger impact and is currently seeking NGOs and individuals to work with.Dr. Yifa, who attended Yale University, introduced guests and thanked them for their continued support. Ms. Holly Chang, founder of the Golden Bridge Organization, shared how growing up in America influenced her choice to do philanthropic work. She highlighted that women need to have the same leadership opportunities as men. Ms. Chang also touched on the differences between Chinese and American non-profit organizations, and suggested ways to improve the international status of non-profit organizations in China. A question-answer session was held after the speakers had presented. Speakers and those in attendance exchanged views on how to keep momentum in efforts to improve the lives of women and girls. The two-hour dinner was successful as it attracted a large amount of media coverage. The open dinner was one of the many events with the goal of finding effective ways to positively impact women and girls. WHAO hopes organizations and individuals put all discussed at these events into practice. On the next day, the World Human Accountability organization participated in a 62nd Annual Commission on the Status of Women parallel event on March 20th, 2018. The event, Incubating Next Generation East Asian NGOs to Uplift Rural Women and Girls, aimed to ignite conversation between different NGOs concerning the work they are doing to improve the lives of women and girls. Although NGO participation was at the core of the discussion, members of the public were encouraged to get involved in whichever way possible.The Salvation Army auditorium was filled with people as they awaited the afternoons’ discussion. A Woodenfish Foundation representative welcomed all the guests and gave a brief overview of the program. Speakers included; President and Founder of Woodenfish Foundation Venerable Dr. Yifa, CEO of Aimer Foundation Yuhui Song, Meiduoo Gesang of Juegang Global, and WHAO Executive Director Mrs. Bina Wang. Mrs. Wang presented on the current state of NGOs in China, WHAO’s contributions, and the future plans.Mrs. Wang stressed that NGOs in China need to pay more attention to issues concerning women and girls. She highlighted that majority of Chinese based NGOs primarily focus on environmental issues and leave little room to discuss women and girls. Mrs. Wang gave examples of WHAO is currently doing to empower girls. From supporting a cancer patient, to empowering women and girls through an upcoming sports initiative, Mrs. Wang highlighted the multifaceted approach WHAO continuously takes to empower women and girls.
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2018-03-20

WHAO CHAIRMAN ZHU MET THE DEPUTY PERMANENT REPRESENTATIVE OF PAKISTAN

The sixty-second session of theCommission on the Status of Womentook place at the United Nations Headquarters in New York from the 12th of March to the 23rd of March 2018. The chairman of World Human Accountability Organization and XDMS Group, Mr. Zhu, was invited to attend the parallel conference on the 14th of March 2018.Chairman Zhu met with Mr. Nabeel Munir, the deputy permanent representative of Pakistan to the United Nations, after the conference. Chairman Zhu also met with Mr. Muhammad Ijaz Noori, the chairman of Pakistan Council for Social Welfare & Human Rights,and Mrs. Sharon Hamilton Getz, the president of World Harmony Council and Forum, and the previous president of UNA-USA.They began by discussing in-depth the current social development situation in Pakistan. They also touched on the establishment of sustainable cooperative relations with Pakistan’s non-profit organizations in the future.Chairman Zhu invited them to discuss concrete cooperation plans in the WHAO New York office. He hopes that collaboration with Pakistan’s non-profit organizations will greatly improve the lives of women and girls in Pakistan. Along with seeking collaboration, chairman Zhu urges all people to raise awareness and take responsibility for these issues. At the same time, he also calls on all people in the world to raise awareness of social responsibility and undertake social responsibilities.
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2018-03-14

WHAO ATTEND THE SIXTY-SECOND SESSION OF THE COMMISSION ON THE STATUES OF WOMEN PARALLEL EVENT

The sixty-second session of theCommission on the Status of Womentook place at the United Nations Headquarters in New York from the 12th of March to the 23rd of March 2018. Mrs. Bina Wang, the executive director of WHAO, represented Chairman Zhu as he could not attend the 13th meeting. António Guterres, the ninth secretary general of the United Nations, gave a speech on how to protect and uplift women and girls. Mr. Guterra made sure to answer all the questions from women representatives. He was asked about how to deal with tough situations such as rape and violence experienced by a number of women in many African countries. He assured those in attendance that The United Nations is taking action to combat those issues, and that each country will arrive at a solution at their own pace. Mr. Guterra plans to initiate more events for the youth to be involved with political conversations.Mrs. Wang talked to Consul General of Pakistan, New York, Raja Ali Ejaz after the parallel event. She introduced him to all XDMS Group services and invited him to work with WHAO in activities associated with the United Nations. Mr. Ejaz gladly accepted her offer and will be meeting with Mrs. Wang to further discuss possibilities at WHAO headquarters New York City in April this year. WHAO will follow António Guterres’ instructions to contribute to raising social awareness on women and girls issues, and to make more of a connection with developing countries. The top largest Newspaper in Pakistan also report this event.The Executive Director of WHAO Mrs. Bina Wang as a representativeof XDMS group, has scheduled a meeting on April with theConsul General of Pakistan, New York, Mr. Raja Ali Ejaz to have a deeper discussion regarding to how XDMS group and WHAO work together to help Pakistan with their women, girls, education and energy industry.
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2018-03-13

CANADIAN WORLD FRIENDSHIP AND COLLABORATION FESTIVAL

Mr. Youyu Zhu, Chairman of World Human Accountability Organization and Xi Dian Min Sheng Group, attended the "Canadian World Friendship and Collaboration Festival --- International Economic Summit Forum” on December 27, 2017 in Burnaby of Vancouver, Canada.Ms. Huang Chen Xiaoping, a member of the Parliament for Richmond, Ms. Guan Huizhen, a Congress member of East Vancouver, Mr. Fang Junxue, one leader of the Chinese Community in Canada, the representatives from San San Coorporation, as well as other political and business representatives from both China and Canada, attended the summit.During the Summit, Mr. Joe Peschisolido, a congressman from the ruling Liberal Party, expressed his greetings on behalf of Canadian Prime Minister and positive attitude towards economic cooperation between Canada and China. The summit forum promoted the exchange and cooperation between China and Canada in the fields of culture, science and technology and education, as well as the docking of projects and the promotion of product brands. Mr. Peschisolido intended to promote the economic development of both China and Canada by strongly encouraging Chinese entrepreneurs to make investments in Canada. After the Summit, Chairman Youyu Zhu shook hands and took a photo with Congressman Joe Peschisolido. They held a separate talk and reached consensus on such issues as the strategic guidelines of the “Belt and Road”, the promotion of the 5,000-year-old culture of China, and advancing economy globally in this process.This month-long festival consists of a series of events to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Canada-China friendship, including a Friendship and Cooperation Day, Summit Forum, Trade Fair, Food Festival and Art Exhibition, all of which have promoted the harmonious relationship between the two countries, creating more opportunities for future generations.
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2017-12-26

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