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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]

Greta Thunberg at UN for Climate Action

Aug 30, 2019 Celebrities, News, United Nations , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

United Nations, New York, USA, August 30, 2019 – Maria Fernanda Espinosa Garces (right), President of the seventy-third session of the General Assembly, meets with Greta Thunberg (second from left), climate activist from Sweden, and Alexandria Villasenor (left) and Xiye Bastida, climate activists from the United States. Photo: Luiz Rampelotto/EuropaNewswire General Assembly President Maria Espinosa welcomed today at the United Nations the climate activist Greta Thunberg who sailed from Europe to New York for two weeks on a zero-emissions sailboat to take part in the Climate Action Summit later in September. Espinosa, together with 16-year-old Thunberg and two other New [Read More]

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