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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]

At UN Amal Clooney Calls For Journalists Release by Myanmar Whose Aung San Suu Kyi Cites Sovereignty

Sep 29, 2018 Celebrities, United Nations , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

United Nations, New York, USA, September 28, 2018 – Amal Clooney Participated on a Side Event on Press Behind Bars: Undermining Justice and Democracy today at the UN Headquarters in New York City. Photos: Luiz Rampelotto/EuropaNewswire By Kurt Wheelock UNITED NATIONS — At the UN on September 28, human rights lawyer Amal Clooney called for the release of journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo by Myanmar, which detained them in December 2017 while they were investigating the murder of Rohingya men and boys in the Rakhine State village of Inn Din. “Police planted government documents on the journalists while [Read More]

At UN, Michelle Yeoh Promotes Sustainable Fashion, Tells How Nepal Earthquake Moved Her

Jul 16, 2018 Celebrities, News, United Nations , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

United Nations, New York, USA, July 16, 2018 – Actress Michelle Yeoh, UN Development Programme Goodwill Ambassador Advocating for the SDGs today at the UN Headquarters in New York. Photo: Luiz Rampelotto/EuropaNewswire By Kurt Wheelock UNITED NATIONS, July 16 — Actor Michelle Yeoh has been on a journey to find an outfit that that does not damage the Earth. On July 16 she brought to the UN in New York a film about her quest, called “Made in Forests.” It was presented during the High-level Political Forum for Sustainable Development, and features Italy’s Cittadellarte Fashion B.E.S.T., an art foundation that [Read More]

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