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World Wildlife Day 2016

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United Nations, 3 March 2016– As the world marks the third World Wildlife Day under the theme “The future of wildlife is in our hands”, the United Nations announced today plans for a Global Coalition campaign to end the illegal trade in wildlife. UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has called on UN agencies, CITES and partners to provide a coordinated response to wildlife crime and spread the message that there should be zero tolerance for poaching. “Time is running out to save some of the world’s most iconic species,” he said.  “Much more needs to be done by key actors on [Read More]

How To Effectively Communicate Climate Change

Dec 10, 2015 News, United Nations , , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

By Britta Schmitz   Paris, Dec. 9 – Goodwill Ambassadors Angélique Kidjo and Bianca Jagger joined activists and private sector representatives at a UN Roundtable Discussion on communicating climate change through informal channels in Paris-Le Bourget. In the age of social media there are many ways of communicating climate change and bringing people together, but often there is a lack of action. Finding effective ways of using media to raise awareness around climate change is essential to combating it, as we are all part of the solution.   “We’re seeing that people have limited attention span, they have more choice [Read More]

Behind-the-Scenes at United Nations – UNEP

May 14, 2015 United Nations , , , , , , Comments are off

United Nations, New York, USA, May 13 2015 – UNEP volunteers waiting to escort there guests to the stake holders point meeting  at CR-9 On the Photo: UNEP volunteers Credit: Luiz Rampelotto/EuropaNewswire Behind-the-Scenes Photo Series: Working or happening privately without being known or seen by the public. Revealing or reporting on things that usually happen privately without being known or seen by the public

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