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Climate Activist Greta Thunberg Arrives in NYC to Promote the SDGs

Aug 29, 2019 Celebrities, News, United Nations , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

  New York, NY – August 28, 2019: 16-year-old climate activist Greta Thunberg arrives into New York City after crossing the Atlantic in a sailboat and attend press conference at North Cove Marina. Photo: Lev Radin   Greta Thunberg, the 16-year-old Swedish climate activist and Nobel Peace Prize nominee, sailed into New York Harbor today (28 Aug), flanked by a fleet of 17 sailboats representing each of the Sustainable Development Goals on their sails. Thunberg is arriving to participate in the Youth Climate Summit and the Climate Action Summit at the United Nations Headquarters next month. The flotilla met Thunberg [Read More]

At UN, Michelle Yeoh Promotes Sustainable Fashion, Tells How Nepal Earthquake Moved Her

Jul 16, 2018 Celebrities, News, United Nations , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

United Nations, New York, USA, July 16, 2018 – Actress Michelle Yeoh, UN Development Programme Goodwill Ambassador Advocating for the SDGs today at the UN Headquarters in New York. Photo: Luiz Rampelotto/EuropaNewswire By Kurt Wheelock UNITED NATIONS, July 16 — Actor Michelle Yeoh has been on a journey to find an outfit that that does not damage the Earth. On July 16 she brought to the UN in New York a film about her quest, called “Made in Forests.” It was presented during the High-level Political Forum for Sustainable Development, and features Italy’s Cittadellarte Fashion B.E.S.T., an art foundation that [Read More]

As Nauru Calls for UN Climate and Security Envoy and Curaçao Agrees, US and Russia Less Supportive

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United Nations, New York, USA, July 11, 2018 – President of Nauru Baron Waqa during the Security Council Meeting on Understanding and addressing climate-related security risks today at the UN Headquarters in New York. By Kurt Wheelock UNITED NATIONS, July 11 — Nauru is a small country in the Pacific Ocean, and getting smaller as the water rises. On July 11 its president Baron Divavesi Waqa proposed to the UN Security Council the creation on Climate and Security of a new UN envoy. He outlined to the Security Council members improvements they need to make, saying “the Council needs better [Read More]

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