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The signing of the Paris Agreement at the United Nations

Apr 23, 2016 News, United Nations , , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

United Nations, New York, USA, April 22 2016 – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon (right) speaks to the media following the Signing Ceremony for the Paris Agreement on Climate Change. More than 165 Member States were expected to attend the signing ceremony, including an estimated 60 Heads of States and Heads of Governments, setting an all-time record for countries signing an international agreement on a single day. Mr. Ban is joined by (from left) Ségolène Royal, Minister of the Environment, Energy and Marine Affairs of France; François Hollande, President of France; and Christiana Figueres, Executive Secretary of the UN Framework Convention on [Read More]

UN North Lawn: Back to the Roots

Mar 22, 2016 News, United Nations , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

United Nations, New York, USA, February and March 2016 – Construction Workers are all most finished with the Demolition on the North Loan (NLB) and renewing the area in to the Historic Look of UN Headquarters. NLB was a temporary building that housed the General Assembly the office of the Secretary General along with over 20 meeting rooms during the Capital Master Plan (CMP) constructions and Renovation of the Secretariat Building. by Britta Schmitz UNITED NATIONS, March 22 2016 – The North Lawn Building (NLB) had been standing on the grounds of the UN Headquarters between 46th and 47th Street [Read More]

UN appoints Red from the Angry Birds as Honorary Ambassador for International Day of Happiness

Mar 19, 2016 Celebrities, News, United Nations , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

United Nations, New York, USA, March 18 2016 – Ambassador Red from Angry Birds during the United Nations Ceremony, Presentation and Photo Call naming him Honorary Ambassador for the International Day of Happiness today at the UN Headquarters in New York. Photo by: Luiz Rampelotto/EuropaNewswire United Nations, March 18 2016 – The United Nations today announced a campaign, launched in partnership with the Angry Birds – the globally renowned mobile game characters – to encourage young people to step up their actions to address climate change and ensure a sustainable and happier future for all. The campaign makes a direct [Read More]

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