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Robert Redford talk climate change at UN

Jun 30, 2015 Celebrities, News, United Nations , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

United Nations, New York, USA, June 29 2015 – Candid photos of Robert Redford during his visit to the UN Headquarters. Robert Redford was there to speak on a meeting of ECOSOC on Clime Changes On the Photo: Robert Redford Credit: Luiz Rampelotto/EuropaNewswire Academy Award-winning actor and long-time conservationist Robert Redford told a General Assembly high level meeting on climate change today that “we can no longer claim ignorance as an excuse for inaction” as the” overwhelming judgment of science that climate change is real–and the result of human activity.” “Nothing less than the fate of our planet will hang [Read More]

New York Pride Parade 2015

Jun 29, 2015 News , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

The New York Pride Parade took place only two days after the Supreme Court’s decision to affirm same-sex marriage. Parade-goers took to the Big Apple’s streets with rainbow flags, noisemakers and an array of handmade signs. They were surrounded by paper mache floats, plenty of alcohol, music and fellow ecstatic revelers. The timing of the parade could not be better. Ironically, it was not the first time that New York City’s gay pride parade took place after an important legal breakthrough. Back in 2011, the city’s parade occurred right after the state of New York legalized same-sex marriage. Two years [Read More]

Special Event to Mark 70th Anniversary of Signing of United Nations Charter

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United Nations, June 26 2015. Ambassador Samantha Power U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations  Thank you so much. It’s a great honor to speak to you here on behalf of the host country, the United States – we’re incredibly proud of this role that we get to play, thanks to the founders. Deputy Secretary-General Eliasson, Vice President of the General Assembly Gunnarsson, colleagues, ladies and gentlemen. Greetings to you on this auspicious day as we look to the past and the future of our United Nations. I also want to greet Secretary-General Ban and all of those gathered in San Francisco, [Read More]

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