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Youth leaders at U.N demand action towards Climate Change

Sep 21, 2019 News, Secretary General, United Nations , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

by Kunzang Lhamo September 21, 2019- The U.N Youth Climate Summit for the first time in history took place as part of a weekend of events leading up to the U.N Secretary-General’s Climate Action Summit on Monday, September 23. It was a full-day program which brought together young activists and leaders from across the world to include their voice in building paths towards a habitable planet and to demand radical moves to fight climate change. More than 700 mostly young activists attended the first Youth Climate Summit, according to Luis Alfonso de Alba, the U.N. special climate summit envoy. The [Read More]

12th Annual International Human Rights Summit 2015 at UNHQ

Aug 29, 2015 News, United Nations , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

United Nations August 28 – (By Britta Schmitz) In December 1948 the General Assembly of the UN proclaimed a set of 30 rights, called the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, which every human being is entitled to.   “All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights. They are endowed with reason and conscience and should act towards one another in a spirit of brotherhood,” it says in article one of the declaration.   A survey has shown that only eight percent of adults and four percent of young people in the United States are aware of [Read More]

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