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Meet the new ECOSOC President

Earlier this summer, Rhonda King of the Caribbean island nation of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, was voted in as the 74th President of the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC). Upon her election on 26 July 2018, Ms. King said that she intended to make the year ahead “a defining” one for the body […]

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Brief Statement from TDN Founder – Soccer World Cup Final

“That’s how a teen should be conquering the world by giving him/her the opportunity to show his/her potential. Bullets. guns and cages shouldn’t be part of their equation. Thanks, Pelé, for making the case!… Long Life to the teens!” – Ariel Rojas, TDN Founder, July 15th, 2018

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National Youth HIV & AIDS Awareness Day

April 10th is National Youth HIV & AIDS Awareness Day (NYHAAD). NYHAAD is the first annual observance day set aside to recognize the impact of the HIV/AIDS epidemic on young people. National Youth HIV & AIDS Awareness Day (NYHAAD) serves as a reminder that investing in young people’s health and education is a critical step […]

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Innovative Contributions: Commission on Status of Women

 Report written by Maria Cristina Coello, TDN Cross-cultural Youth Exchange Fellow. Brooklyn, NY (March 31, 2018) – Transdiaspora Network (TDN), under its special consultative status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), participated in the 62nd session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW62). The dialogues at the CSW62 focused on […]

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TDN Hurricane Irma Emergency Relief Fund

In Cuba, Hurricane Irma caused unprecedented flooding and severe damage across the island, especially in Havana’s waterfront area, disrupting the lives of thousands of local families. The path of destruction left behind by this devastating hurricane means victims’ need for assistance is only beginning. That is why Transdiaspora Network, a United Nations-accredited non-governmental organization, has […]

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Buzz

  • 09/04/2018 Nelson Mandela Peace Summit - On Sept. 24th, our President/Founder Ariel Rojas will be in attendance as an observer to the Nelson Mandela Peace Summit at the United Nations headquarters.    
  • 09/04/2018 New ECOSOC President - Earlier this summer, Rhonda King of the Caribbean island nation of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, was voted in as the new President of ECOSOC... >>read more    
  • 08/20/2018 Kofi Annan's AIDS legacy - Mr. Annan characterized the impact of AIDS as the single greatest reversal in the history of human development, the greatest challenge of our generation... read more>>      
  • 07/15/2018 Long Life to the teens! - Note from TDN founder following the statement of soccer legend Pelé... read more>>    
  • 04/10/2018 National Youth HIV/AIDS Awareness Day - Only 10% of U.S. high school students have ever been tested for HIV ...>>read more