#9. UN: Stamps issued in support of Global Public Health
In August 2009, the United Nations Postal Administration issued a set of stamps on the theme "ECOSOC" (Economic and Social Council).
"ECOSOC" serves as the central forum for discussing international economic and social issues.
It is responsible for: Promoting higher standards of living; Identifying solutions to international economic, social and health problems; Facilitating international cultural and educational cooperation; Encouraging universal respect for human rights and fundamental freedoms.
#10. USA: Civil Rights Pioneers honored on stamps
These stamps honor the achievements of a dozen civil rights pioneers.
The complete list of 12 leaders of the struggle for African–American civil rights is: Mary Church Terrell, Mary White Ovington, J.R. Clifford, Joel Elias Spingarn, Oswald Garrison Villard, Daisy Gatson Bates, Charles Hamilton Houston, Walter White, Medgar Evers, Fannie Lou Hamer, Ella Baker, Ruby Hurley.
StampNews.com Special Nomination Award this time goes to Hungary
In Memoriam Michael Jackson Souvenir Sheet
This souvenir sheet was released in Hungary on a special day, Michael Jackson's birthday.
The sheet shows a scene from the Budapest concert with Jackson in the perforated section.
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