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Navigating Uncertainties: IAEA’s Grossi Addresses Safety Concerns at Zaporizhzhya Nuclear Power Plant in UN Press Conference

Jan 27, 2024 News, Security Council, United Nations , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

United Nations – 01/27/2024 In a recent press conference held at the United Nations, Rafael Mariano Grossi, Director-General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), confronted mounting concerns regarding the safety and security of the Zaporizhzhya Nuclear Power Plant in Ukraine. As the world watches with bated breath amid rising geopolitical tensions, Grossi sought to assuage fears and provide insights into the IAEA’s role in overseeing the situation. Grossi began by acknowledging the gravity of the situation, emphasizing the IAEA’s commitment to ensuring the safe operation of nuclear facilities worldwide. With the Zaporizhzhya plant standing as Europe’s largest nuclear power [Read More]

A Piece of the Moon: The Apollo 11 Moon Rock Gift to the World

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United Nations, October 23, 2023 On a historic day in 1970, the world witnessed a remarkable gesture of goodwill when then-U.S. President Richard Nixon presented samples of the Moon rock gathered by NASA astronauts Buzz Aldrin and Neil Armstrong during the Apollo 11 mission. These precious lunar samples had traveled from the Moon to Earth on the Apollo 11 spacecraft, marking a pivotal moment in the history of space exploration. Nixon’s decision to share these Moon rocks with the world was a symbolic and unifying act, underscoring the spirit of global cooperation. The Gift to the World President Nixon’s generous [Read More]

UN on climate change: Deliver action or face “a code red for humanity”

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United Nations, New York, USA, October 27, 2021 – Abdulla Shahid, President of the seventy-sixth session of the United Nations General Assembly, addresses the high-level thematic debate on Delivering Climate Action: for People, Planet & Prosperity Today at the UN Headquarters in New York City. Photo: Luiz Rampelotto/EuropaNewswire   The Presidents of Palau and Maldives urged climate financing and collective efforts by Anna Serafini   NEW YORK, 26 October 2021 – “The climate crisis is a code red for humanity. In six days, world leaders will be put to the test at COP26 in Glasgow. Their actions – or inactions – will show [Read More]

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