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World Wildlife Day 2017

Mar 3, 2017 News, United Nations , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

United Nations, New York, USA, 03 March 2017 – UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina J. Mohammed Participated on the High-level thematic discussion on the global observance of World Wildlife Day, including on the protection of wild flora and fauna and on tackling illicit trafficking in wildlife today at the UN Headquarters in New York. Photo: Luiz Rampelotto/EuropaNewswire United Nations, March 03 2017 Deputy Secretary-General Amira Mohammed today noted that over the past four decades, the planet has lost as much as 50 percent of its wild animals and plants due to climate change, habitat loss, over-exploitation, poaching and illicit trafficking. At [Read More]

Antonio Guterres Will Be the Next UNSG

Oct 5, 2016 News, United Nations , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

Antonio Guterres, former UN High Commissioner for Refugees and candidate for the position of next United Nations Secretary-General attended the UN International Prayer Breakfast today at the UN Headquarters in New York. Antonio Guterres – Photo by Luiz Rampelotto/EuropaNewswire United Nations, October 05 2016 The United Nations (UN) Security Council has unanimously endorsed Antonio Guterres to lead the Organization for the next five years. After six straw polls, Guterres received no “discourage” votes from the pool of 13 candidates originally campaigning to become the next UN Secretary-General. This was the first time in the organization’s history that the selection process [Read More]

Forest Whitaker and the SDGs: Fight Against Inequalities

Apr 24, 2016 News, United Nations , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

United Nations, New York, USA, April 21 2016 – Oscar-winning actor and UNESCO special envoy for peace Forest Whitaker holds a press conference today at the UN Headquarters in New York on the Sustainable Development Goals meetings that is taking place at the UN General Assembly. By Britta Schmitz UNITED NATIONS, April 24 2016 – Actor Forest Whitaker held a press conference at the UN in New York, urging world leaders to keep their promise of implementing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and ensuring that the Global Goals reach everyone. “What we have seen is that throughout history and throughout [Read More]

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