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29 May 2019, United States of America

Urgent Climate Action: A Choice We Can — And Must — Make

“Save Tuvalu; save the world.”
 
This is the rallying cry I heard on my recent visit to Tuvalu, a stop on my Pacific tour to the frontlines of the global climate emergency.

“Save Tuvalu; save the world.”
 
This is the rallying cry I heard on my recent visit to Tuvalu, a stop on my Pacific tour to the frontlines of the global climate emergency.

via Financial Times (London): ft.com

04 March 2021,

A crisis with a woman's face

As the world marks International Women’s Day in the midst of a global pandemic, one stark fact is clear: the COVID-19 crisis has a woman’s face.

As the world marks International Women’s Day in the midst of a global pandemic, one stark fact is clear: the COVID-19 crisis has a woman’s face.

11 December 2020,

Carbon Neutrality by 2050: theWorld’s Most Urgent Mission

As the world marks the fifth anniversary of the adoption of the landmark Paris Agreement on climate change, a promising movement for carbon neutrality is taking shape. 

As the world marks the fifth anniversary of the adoption of the landmark Paris Agreement on climate change, a promising movement for carbon neutrality is taking shape. 

English translation unavailable for محاضرة نيلسون مانديلا: ”التصدي لآفة اللامساواة: عقد اجتماعي جديد لعهد جديد“.

20 May 2020, South Africa

COVID-19 is unlikely to leave Africa unscathed

The African continent’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic has provided valuable lessons for the rest of the world in meeting this challenge.  Most African countries have moved rapidly to deepen regional coordination, deploy health workers and enforce quarantines, lockdowns and border closures.

The African continent’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic has provided valuable lessons for the rest of the world in meeting this challenge.  Most African countries have moved rapidly to deepen regional coordination, deploy health workers and enforce quarantines, lockdowns and border closures.

21 May 2020, United States of America

We Need to Take Action to Address the Mental Health Crisis in This Pandemic

The COVID-19 virus is not only attacking our physical health; it is also increasing psychological suffering. Mental health is at the core of our humanity. It enables us to lead rich and fulfilling lives and to participate fully in our communities.

via Time: time.com
English translation unavailable for رسالة بمناسبة اليوم الدولي لمناهضة كراهية المثلية الجنسية ومغايرة الهوية الجنسانية وازدواجية الميل الجنسي.

28 April 2020, United States of America

A Time to Save the Sick and Rescue the Planet

In an opinion piece for The New York Times, UN Secretary-General António Guterres calls on countries to organize a green economic recovery after the acute phase of the COVID-19 pandemic has passed. In the piece, he offers six climate-related actions to shape the recovery.
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via New York Times: nytimes.com

02 March 2020,

The Gender Power Gap

Gender inequality is the overwhelming injustice of our age and the biggest human rights challenge we face. But gender equality offers solutions to some of the most intractable problems of our age.

Gender inequality is the overwhelming injustice of our age and the biggest human rights challenge we face. But gender equality offers solutions to some of the most intractable problems of our age.

03 October 2019, United Kingdom

A Climate Change: An Unstoppable Movement Takes Hold

On the eve of the September UN Climate Action Summit, young women and men around the world mobilized by the millions and told global leaders: “You are failing us”. 
 
They are right.

On the eve of the September UN Climate Action Summit, young women and men around the world mobilized by the millions and told global leaders: “You are failing us”. 
 
They are right.

via Covering Climate Now consortium: un.org