The Conference of Humanicy – The Human Side of Diplomacy – UN Building

I attended the Pre-Conference of Humanicy at the UN at was quite impressed with what was organized and presented.

Friendship Ambassadors Foundation had organized an evening of talks and a film screening to present an idea of what the upcoming conference (December 2014) would encompass.

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The Opening/Welcome was given by FAF Executive Director Patrick Sciarratta. His topic was:

“The Mission of FAF in the development of a cultural approach to diplomacy.”

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2014.04.05__Sony_067Following Patrick was Ambassador Angelo Antonio Toriello (Permanent Rep of Sao Tome.). His talk was:

“The Heightened consciousness of Diplomacy”.

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Moderator FAF Artistic Director Yin-Chu Jou introduced the Romanian Representative Ambassador Simona Mirela Miculescu.

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Simona Mirela Miculescu & Yin-Chu JouRomanian Permanent Representative Ambassador Simona Mirela Miculescu and FAF Moderator Yin-Chu Jou.

The Romanian Representative Ambassador Simona Mirela Miculescu spearheaded the “Ambassadors Sing For Peace” CD released in Sept 2013.

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2014.04.05__Sony_091Big Apple Circus Board Member Jimmy Zankel and BAC Creative Director of Community Programs Karen McCarty.

2014.04.05__Sony_095Three of the BAC Clown Care Unit clowns (Watson Kawecki-nearest) broke up the house with some wonderful antics.

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2014.04.05__Sony_113Karen McCarty (right) help the clown doctors (left to right-Kim Winslow, Watson Kawecki, Deborah Kaufman) do a ‘nose transplant’ to a volunteer audience member.

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Some of the other scheduled events was an interview between NGO DPI Youth Rep Katrina Martinez and Global Poverty Project Director Justine Lucas.

The film show was Dancing in Jaffa which featured an talk after the film with producer Diane Nabatoff and film star Pierre Dulaine.

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Jim R. Moore

Photographer/Videographer/Recluse Founder of Vaudevisuals.com