|Award Ceremony for UN Secretary General|
Meeting with Prime Minister Spencer Leads to Discussion for AIT to Organize Cyber Security, Jobs Creation, Green Technology, Continuity of Operations Meetings with UN
AIT Global proudly participated in the Award Ceremony for United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon. As a plus, AIT’s Mike Lackey, President, and Carolyn Lackey, VP Administration, met with the Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda, the Honourable W. Baldwin Spencer. AIT’s delegates participated in round-table discussions with Prime Minister Spencer to review the benefits of using ICT for Sustainability and as a means to Achieve the United Nation’s Millennium Development Goals.
PM Spencer suggested AIT Global and other stakeholders continue to organize Business and Jobs Creating Technology Meetings to help the UN and Member Nations meet their agreed upon sustainability goals. Meetings would cover important themes, including: Green Technology, Continuity of Operations, Diversity, Information Security, Partnerships, and more, with hands-on learning demos, in the United Nations. The events would provide an open forum for attending business, government, academia, and non-profit executives. For more information on how to present, exhibit, and attend, please contact Carol Lackey at carol_lackey@aitglobal or at 302-436-1111.
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Honored for Leadership in Women’s and Children’s Health – Digital Health for Digital Development
At the Award Ceremony, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon accepted the South-South Award on October 13, 2011, that recognized his leadership and work to improve the health of women and children around the world. He did so at a lunch at the Millennium Hotel, in New York City, sponsored by South-South News.
The award was presented to the Secretary-General by South-South News, in collaboration with the Permanent Mission of Antigua and Barbuda to the United Nation, the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa, and International Telecommunications Union. Since taking office in 2007, Mr. Ban has provided unprecedented global leadership in the field of women’s and children’s health, initiating a program called “Every Woman Every Child,” which aims to save as many as 16 million lives in developing countries by the Millennium Development Goal Deadline of 2015.
The Awards Ceremony was organized by the UN Economic Commission for Africa; the Permanent Mission of Antigua and
Barbuda to the United Nations; and the International Telecommunication Union; it was supported by the Permanent Missions of Malawi, Dominica, Zambia, Tajikistan, el Salvador, and Honduras to the United Nations.