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Protestors with Amnesty International call on the United Nations to investigate human right abuses in Syria June 14, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois. Amnesty International is also calling for a halt to the transfer of arms to the Syrian government.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Legal Clinic In Troy Aims To Help Syrians With Visa Issues

The Obama administration has said it will allow Syrians to temporarily stay beyond the expiration of their visas and not deport those in the country illegally due to conditions in their native country.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/13/2012

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Guide To The Ann Arbor Film Festival

The 50th Ann Arbor Film Festival, which runs March 27 to April 1, promises to be a jam-packed event for film lovers. Here’s how to make the most of it.

02/20/2012

Uni-Solar Powering UN Climate Change Conference

Rochester Hills-based United Solar, a subsidiary of Energy Conversion Devices Inc., announced the completion and operation of a solar power project on the rooftop of the Moon Palace Hotel in Cancun, Mexico, host site for the United Nations Climate Change Conference. This important global event will attract about 20,000 participants from nations around the world. They will gather in Cancun Nov. 29 – Dec. 10, with the objective of discussing future commitments to reduce global greenhouse gas emissions.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/30/2010

Thirty From UM Travel To UN Climate Conference

A group of 30 University of Michigan students, alumni, faculty and friends will attend the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Cancun, Mexico. The two-week conference starts Monday, Nov. 29. Representatives from the countries that […]

11/28/2010

Media Genesis Partners With UN On New Web Site

Troy-based Media Genesis, in partnership with the United Nations, launched a new Web site, identity and communications strategy for the Business Call to Action initiative. The initiative calls on companies to engage the developing world […]

11/01/2010

Obama At UN: World Economy Back From The Brink

President Barack Obama is calling on world leaders to support new efforts to bring about peace in the Mideast, while declaring the global economy has been “pulled back from the brink of a depression.”

09/23/2010

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