Miss Universe 2011 to promote UN work in combating desertification

Leila Lopes

Last September, a young woman from Angola was crowned Miss Universe, beating out more than 80 other beauties from around the world.

Today, Leila Lopes, Miss Universe 2011, is lending her voice to the cause of combating desertification. Lopes has been named a Drylands Ambassador for the UN body which fights this problem, caused by drought and man-made factors.

Julie Walker has the story.

Duration: 2’26″

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