GA / SAMOA MATAAFA

23-Sep-2022 00:01:37
The Prime Minister of Samoa, Fiame Naomi Mataafa, said “natural disasters continue to devastate countless lives,” and stressed that climate change remains Samoa’s “number one priority.” UNIFEED
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STORY: GA / SAMOA MATAAFA
TRT: 01:37
SOURCE: UNIFEED
RESTRICTIONS: NONE
LANGUAGES: ENGLISH / NATS

DATELINE: 23 SEPTEMBER 2022, NEW YORK CITY / FILE
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FILE - NEW YORK CITY

1. Wide shot, mural outside UN Headquarters

23SEPTEMBER 2022, NEW YORK CITY

2. Wide shot, Samoan Prime Minister Fiame Naomi Mataafa at the GA rostrum
3. Wide shot, Samoa delegation
4. SOUNDBITE (English) Fiame Naomi Mataafa, Prime Minister, Samoa:
“Natural disasters continue to devastate countless lives. Recent climate events are transboundary and drive home the reality that no country is immune to the impacts of climate change. These environmental threats will worsen. The triple planetary crisis is the alarm knell that is reminding us we are putting immeasurable pressure on the planet. Our relentless need to extract resources from nature is causing disruptions propelling climate change, destroying nature, and raising pollution levels.”
5. Wide shot, Mataafa at the rostrum
6. SOUNDBITE (English) Fiame Naomi Mataafa, Prime Minister, Samoa:
“Climate change remains our number one priority. The scientific evidence is clear and irrefutable. For Pacific communities, the main challenge is securing action for survival, and we all need to shoulder our responsibilities and play our part.”
7. Wide shot, Mataafa walks away
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The Prime Minister of Samoa, Fiame Naomi Mataafa, today (23 Sep) said, “natural disasters continue to devastate countless lives,” and stressed that climate change remains Samoa’s “number one priority.”

Addressing the General Assembly’s General Debate, Mataafa said, “recent climate events are transboundary and drive home the reality that no country is immune to the impacts of climate change.”

She said, “our relentless need to extract resources from nature is causing disruptions propelling climate change, destroying nature, and raising pollution levels.”

The Samoan Prime Minister said, “for Pacific communities, the main challenge is securing action for survival, and we all need to shoulder our responsibilities and play our part.”
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