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United Nations Climate Action Summit 2019

Sep 25, 2019 News, Secretary General, United Nations , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

  by Kunzang Lhamo Last Monday marked the conclusion of United Nation Climate Action Summit 2019, which took place in New York City. The Summit was attended by numerous heads of state, business leaders, young activists, people representatives and philanthropists. The theme of this year’s summit was “A Race We can Win. A Race We Must Win”. UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres hosted the summit to mobilize different states, companies, investors and citizens to take actions that can help mitigate the negative effects of climate change around the world. He stated “I want to hear about how we are going to [Read More]

Youth leaders at U.N demand action towards Climate Change

Sep 21, 2019 News, Secretary General, United Nations , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

by Kunzang Lhamo September 21, 2019- The U.N Youth Climate Summit for the first time in history took place as part of a weekend of events leading up to the U.N Secretary-General’s Climate Action Summit on Monday, September 23. It was a full-day program which brought together young activists and leaders from across the world to include their voice in building paths towards a habitable planet and to demand radical moves to fight climate change. More than 700 mostly young activists attended the first Youth Climate Summit, according to Luis Alfonso de Alba, the U.N. special climate summit envoy. The [Read More]

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]

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