Imperial Valley News Center
New York, New York - To mark International Women’s Day and the 20th anniversary of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action on women’s empowerment, UNICEF presents a statistical snapshot of progress and trends for girls and women.
Los Angeles, California - With its inventive imagery, music and dance, the award-winning Latino Theater Company (LTC) re-imagines the ancient Roman playwright Plautus's comedy Pot of Gold, inspired by the Rumberas films of the golden age of Mexican Cinema. La Olla - Plautus's Pot of Gold, directed by the company’s artistic director José Luis Valenzuela, takes a sharp comedic look at the perils of show business, and how ambition and greed can often line the road to stardom.
Washington, DC - In this week’s address, the President discussed an issue close to his heart: education for adolescent girls around the world. Earlier this week, he and the First Lady announced “Let Girls Learn,” a whole of government initiative that will build on investments we have made and successes we have achieved in global primary school education, and expand them to help adolescent girls complete their education and pursue their broader aspirations. 62 million girls around the world – half of whom are adolescent – are not in school and therefore have diminished economic opportunities.
Monterey, California - Naval Support Activity (NSA) Monterey earned the fiscal year 2014 Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Environmental Award for Sustainability.
New York, New York - Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women’s Issues Catherine Russell will co-head the U.S. delegation attending the 59th Session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) to be held March 9–20 at UN Headquarters in New York. Ambassador Samantha Power will also co-head the delegation.
Washington, DC - Assistant Secretary of State for Economic and Business Affairs Charles H. Rivkin will travel on March 9 to Paris, France, where he will meet with Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) officials to discuss advancing U.S. economic priorities in the work of the organization.