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UN / REDFORD CLIMATE CHANGE

Actor and activist Robert Redford told a high level meeting on climate change that today, we can no longer claim ignorance as an excuse for inaction”stressing that  ”nothing less than the fate of our planet will hang in the balance.” UNIFEED-UNTV

29 Jun 2015 | Read More »

UN / CLIMATE CHANGE

Addressing a General Assembly High-Level Event on climate change, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said that with only ten negotiating days left ahead a summit  meeting in Paris, negotiations are still moving at a "snail's pace." UNIFEED-UNTV

29 Jun 2015 | Read More »

UN / BAN ON ENCYCLICAL

UN  Secretary-General  Ban Ki-moon Thursday welcomed the papal encyclical released  by  Pope Francis. Ban said that he and the  Pope  agree that climate change is a moral issue that requires collective urgent action. UNIFEED-UNTV

18 Jun 2015 | Read More »

UN / PASZTOR CLIMATE CHANGE

The UN's assistant-secretary-General on Climate Change told reporters "thirty seven countries have now submitted their intended nationally determined contributions"  ahead of the Climate Change Conference that will take place in Paris this year. UNIFEED-UNTV

5 May 2015 | Read More »

ROME / POPE AND BAN

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and Pope Francis discussed climate change Tuesday in the Vatican (VATICAN TV)

28 Apr 2015 | Read More »

UN / HAPPINESS DAY

Singer-songwriter Pharrell Williams and environmental advocates Philippe Cousteau and Sylvia Earle joined local students at an event held at United Nations Headquarters today to celebrate the International Day of Happiness and highlight the importance of tackling climate change. UNIFEED-UNTV

20 Mar 2015 | Read More »

GENEVA / CLIMATE CHANGE OLDER PERSONS

A UN Human Rights independent expert said older persons have a role to play in addressing the adverse affects on climate change; adding in “climate change has a disproportionate effect on certain groups, such as older persons, due to their age, their mobility, dependence, physical, emotional or mental condition." OHCHR

19 Mar 2015 | Read More »

JAPAN / BAN RISK REDUCTION

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon –who is currently in Sendai, Japan, at the United Nations (UN) World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction-, said "we have to mobilize all resources and everybody's hands should be on deck together" to draw their experiences towards a new framework on risk reduction. UNIFEED-UNTV

15 Mar 2015 | Read More »

MOROCCO / FOOD CLIMATE CHANGE

Famous Italian chef Carlo Cracco travelled to Morocco to draw attention to the threat that climate change poses to many of the world's traditional foods – like Moroccan truffles, a staple ingredient that has become increasingly scarce. IFAD

10 Mar 2015 | Read More »

OHCHR / CLIMATE CHANGE

In the United Nations Human Rights Council, senior UN officials joined high-level delegates from Pacific Island States that are on the frontline of the global battle against sea-level rise to examine the potentially devastating impact of climate change on human rights. OHCHR

6 Mar 2015 | Read More »

 

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