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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]

Michael Pompeo at the Security Council for Middle East Peace

Aug 21, 2019 News, Security Council, United Nations , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

    United Nations, New York, USA, August 20, 2019 – U.S. Secretary of State, Michael R. Pompeo Visiting the UN Headquarters in New York for a Security Council meeting on Maintenance of international peace and security. Photo: Luiz Rampelotto/EuropaNewswire With the participation of the Secretary of State of the United States, Mike Pompeo, the Security Council today (20 Aug) held a debate on the challenges to peace and security in the Middle East, including the situation in the Strait of Homuz, US-Iran relations, and the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA). The Secretary-General’s Chef de Cabinet, Maria Luiza Ribeiro [Read More]

Javier Bardem Wants a Global Oceans Treaty from the UN

Aug 19, 2019 Celebrities, News, United Nations , , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

United Nations, New York, USA, August 19, 2019 – Spanish actor Javier Bardem during a special event for a strong Global Ocean Treaty today at the UN Headquarters in New York. Photo: Luiz Rampelotto/EuropaNewswire Speaking to member states directly as they begin negotiations towards a global oceans’ treaty, actor and activist Javier Bardem today 19 August said, “you bear a huge responsibility, huge, individually and collectively, to take us down the right path.” Addressing the Intergovernmental Conference on an international legally binding instrument under the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS), Bardem said, “our oceans are [Read More]

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