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On June 15, 1995, NEXUS-International Broadcasting Association has been officially approved for association with the Department of Public Information of the United Nations. This formal act recognizes the important role of our Non Profit, Non Governamental Organization (NGO), and the efforts of our members and volunteers in providing information on the activities of the United Nations to millions of people around the world since 1979.

The United Nations and UNESCO have been associated as ordinary members of NEXUS-International Broadcasting Association since 1990.


More Press Releases on NEXUS-IBA's WWW server : http://www.nexus.org/NEXUS-IBA/Press-Releases/
or for more information call +39-2-266-6971, fax: +39-2-706-38151 or send e-mail to: info@nexus.org

The original text of UN DPI's Press Release dated June 22, 1995 follows:


PI/901
NGO/256
22 June 1995



THIRTY-EIGHT NON-GOVERNMENTAL ORGANIZATIONS APPROVED FOR ASSOCIATION
WITH DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC INFORMATION



  The Department of  Public Information (DPI) Committee on  Non-Governmental
Organizations  met  on  15  June  and  approved  the  association  with  the
Department of 38 non-governmental organizations (NGOs) from 16 countries.

  The NGOs  newly associated with DPI  come from the following countries: 15
from  the  United  States;  three  each   from  Argentina  and  the  Russian
Federation; two each from Italy, Japan,  Spain, and Venezuela; and  one each
from  Australia,  Cameroon,  Colombia, France,  Germany,  Kuwait,  Slovakia,
Sweden, and Switzerland.

  Those  organizations   are:    the   Arab  Towns  Organization   (Kuwait);
Asociacion de  Promocion  de  la Educacion  Popular (Venezuela);  Camara  de
Comercio,  Industria y  Produccion de  la Republica  Argentina  (Argentina);
Child  Welfare League  of America,  Inc.  (United  States); Children  of the
Earth    (United   States);   Comite   Francais   des   Organisations   Non-
Gouvernementales  pour  la  Liaison  et  l'Information  des  Nations   Unies
(France);  Delta   Kappa  Gamma   Society  International  (United   States);
Federation of American Women's Clubs Overseas   (United States);  Federation
des Associations Feminines  du Cameroun  (Cameroon); Foundation Ecology  and
Life (Slovakia); Friends of UNESCO -  Basque Country (Spain); Fundacion Casa
de  la Cultura,  el  Arte  y la  Ciencia     (Colombia);  Fundacion  Habitat
(Argentina); Global Alliance  for Women's Health (United States);  Globetree
Foundation   (Sweden);   International   Union    of   Economists   (Russian
Federation); International Association of Women Judges (United States);  and
the  International   Network  of   Engineers  and   Scientists  for   Global
Responsibility (Germany).

  Also,  Liga de  Amas  de  Casa, Consumidores  y Usuarios  de  la Republica
Argentina  (Argentina);  MAP  International  (United  States);  Mega  Cities
Project,  Inc. (United  States); Movimondo  (Italy); NAFSA:  Association  of
International Educators  (United States); National  Cultures Centre (Russian
Federation);  National  Aboriginal  and  Torres  Strait  Islander   Catholic
Council  (Australia);

NEXUS-International Broadcasting Association (Italy);


No to  Alcoholism and Narcotics  (Russian Federation); Osaka Junior Chamber,
Inc.  (Japan); Rainforest  Alliance (United  States); Sociedad  de  Estudios
Internacionales (Spain); Solar Cookers   International   (United   States);  
Universal   Great  Brotherhood (Venezuela);   Well-Aging   Association   of
Japan   (Japan);   Wellstart International (United States);  Wittenberg 
Center for Alternative  Resources (United  States); Women's  World  Summit  
Foundation (Switzerland);  Women's Action  for  New  Directions  (United  
States);  and  the  World  Council of Independent Christian Churches (United
States).

  The above organizations have effective means of information  dissemination
to  their  constituents and,  as part  of their  association with  DPI, have
agreed to help  build public understanding of and support for United Nations
programmes and goals.   Since 1968, the  number of NGOs associated with  DPI
has increased from 204 to 1,460.

  Organizations eligible for association with DPI  are those which share the
ideals  of the United  Nations Charter;  operate solely  on a not-for-profit
basis; have  a demonstrated  interest in  United Nations  issues and  proven
ability to  reach large or specialized  audiences, such  as educators, media
representatives,  policy  makers  and  the  business  community;  have   the
commitment  and means  to  conduct effective  information  programmes  about
United  Nations activities  through publication  of newsletters,  bulletins,
backgrounders  and  pamphlets,  organization  of  conferences,  seminars and
round tables, and enlisting the cooperation of print and broadcast media.


With its seat in Milano, Italy, NEXUS-International Broadcasting Association is a strictly non-profit association founded under Italian Law and entirely operated by volunteers that operates IRRS-Shortwave to Europe and IRRS-Globe Radio Milan on FM. NEXUS-IBA, which is designated as an independent "Community Broadcaster", according to the Italian Broadcasting Law of 1990, makes available broadcast time to members and non members of the Association, with no commercial advertising on the air and, currently, with no corporate underwriting.

For a direct impression of the NEXUS-IBA / IRRS-Shortwave operation, you may tune in Europe to the Shortwave frequency 7,125 kHz (41 metre band) daily from 07:00 to 22:00 Central European Time (CET). In Milano, Italy, NEXUS-IBA is on the air on 88.85 MHz FM with programming in the English language.

On the Internet consult our WWW pages located at : "http://www.nexus.org/" or listen to the new real-time radio service of "Internet Radio NEXUS (IRN)" located at : "http://www.nexus.org/Internet_Radio", featuring excerpts of transmissions from IRRS-Shortwave.


FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT:

NEXUS-International Broadcasting Association,
PO Box 11028,
I-20110 Milano, Italy.
phone: +39- 02-266-6971
fax: +39-02-706-38-151
email: info@nexus.org



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