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Youth leaders at U.N demand action towards Climate Change

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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]

UNICEF’s New 14-Year Old Goodwill Ambassador Millie Bobby Brown Lead Charge Against Bullying

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United Nations, New York, November 20 2018 – Actress Millie Bobby Brown briefs press on the importance of empowering children, as part of UNICEF’s commemoration of World Children’s Day. The briefing also served to announce Brown’s appointment as UNICEF’s newest (and youngest ever) Goodwill Ambassador today at the UN Headquarters in New York. Photo: Luiz Rampelotto/EuropaNewswire. By Kurt Wheelock UNITED NATIONS, November 22 — For this year’s World Children’s Day, UNICEF named their youngest ever Goodwill Ambassador Millie Bobby Brown, the 14-year old star of “Stranger Things” on Netflix. “World Children’s Day is a fun day with a serious message,” [Read More]

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