María Fernanda Espinosa Garcés is only the fourth woman in the 73-year history of the United Nations to be elected President of the General Assembly, the UN’s main deliberative and policy-making body. She is the Foreign Minister of Ecuador.
I just came back from Abaco. I must say was horrified. I've never seen such a level of systematic devastation. Hurricane Dorian has been classified as category five. I think it's category hell. But it was not powered by the devil. We have always had...
Indigenous peoples and their food systems can provide answers to food insecurity and climate change
United NationsIndigenous peoples & their traditional knowledge can provide answers to the global climate crisis.
Here are 5 ways indigenous peoples are helping #ClimateAction: fao.org/fao-stories/ar… via @FAO #WeAreIndigenous
Question: Secretary-General, you just saw the evacuees at a shelter, most of them emigrated from Haiti. What do you make of this situation? Have you had any talks with the Prime Minister about it and what might be done to help these people when they...
Today’s global challenges, be they climate change, poverty and inequality, or migration, are growing and they affect rich and poor countries alike.
United NationsFrom climate change to poverty to inequality - many of the world's challenges are becoming more severe & widespread.
@UNDP explores how multilateralism can address these issues & achieve the #GlobalGoals.
Good morning. Today we are launching an important new effort to tackle hate and violence around the globe. It is called the United Nations Plan of Action to Safeguard Religious Sites. We are doing so for a reason that is both deeply...
We do not protect the forests; the forests protect us.
United Nations"We do not protect the forests; the forests protect us."
Ahead of this month’s #ClimateAction Summit, @UNEnvironment chief @andersen_inger highlights nature-based solutions to address the climate crisis.
United Nations25% of animals & plants are threatened with extinction. That’s nearly 1 million species.
More policies to protect our environment would help these species — and our food supply. Find out more in the latest #GlobalGoals report: is.gd/gsdr2019 #GSDR pic.twitter.com/Bw721mkNIY