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By Thandisizwe Mgudlwa
WaterAid welcomes the news that the world has met its goal to halve the proportion of people without safe drinking water by 2015. The international non-profit organization has called for a renewed effort to reach the 780 million people still waiting for water.
Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Leymah Gbowee and Ambassador Jan Eliasson to Address NAFSA 2012 Annual Conference in Houston
WASHINGTON, Feb. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Two leaders whose efforts in peace-building and conflict resolution have had an extraordinary impact on the international community will speak at the annual conference of NAFSA: Association of International Educators in May. Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Leymah Gbowee of Liberia, and Ambassador Jan Eliasson, distinguished diplomat, humanitarian, and former president of the United Nations General Assembly, will address 8,000 attendees from more than 120 countries at the NAFSA conference, taking place this year in Houston. The conference is the world’s largest gathering of professionals in international education.