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UN / CLIMATE CHANGE WRAP #2

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon to present a closing summary of the summit on climate change. UNTV

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UN / MALDIVES

Maldives President Mohamed Nasheed tells world leaders gathered for a climate change summit at the UN that his small-island nation wants to go from being merely a “canary in the goldmine” for climate change, to leading by example and becoming the world’s first carbon-neutral nation. In an interview, Nasheed also talks about his idea of [...]

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CLIMATE CHANGE WRAP #1

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon presses world leaders gathered at the UN for the largest ever summit on climate change, to speed up their action on global warming and preserve the planet for future generations. UNTV

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HARLEM / QUEEN RANIA

Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah of Jordan and UNICEF Executive Director Ann M. Veneman meet with students and staff at the Young Women’s Leadership School in East Harlem to discuss the important role that quality education plays in improving children’s lives. UNICEF

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UN / MATERNAL MORTALITY ADVANCER

Ahead of a high-level event Wednesday (23 September) on maternal health led by UK Prime Minister Gordon Brown, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says it is “just unacceptable” that in the 21st century, a woman still dies every minute from causes related to pregnancy and childbirth. UNTV / UNICEF / FILE

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EGYPT / SOLAR ENERGY

Egypt’s green house gas emissions are among the fastest growing the world. The country is now tapping international funds to reverse that trend.

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