#UN General Assembly

  • Article: UN Climate Report Reveals 'Worst Case' Sea Level Scenario Is Even Worse Than We Thought

    UN Climate Report Reveals 'Worst Case' Sea Level Scenario Is Even Worse Than We Thought

    By Helen Lock|Sept. 25, 2019

    In a worst case scenario, sea levels could now rise by up to 1.1 metres by 2100. Read more

  • Article: Young Activists Want World Leaders to Do These 3 Things to Avoid 'Decades of Disaster'
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    Young Activists Want World Leaders to Do These 3 Things to Avoid 'Decades of Disaster'

    By Imogen Calderwood|Aug. 12, 2019

    More than 150 activists from 30 countries are honoring International Youth Day. Read more

  • Article: Trudeau, Macron, and May Just Led a 'Milestone' Moment for Girls' Education in New York
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    Trudeau, Macron, and May Just Led a 'Milestone' Moment for Girls' Education in New York

    By Imogen Calderwood|Sept. 28, 2018

    World leaders gathered at the UN General Assembly, at a session convened by Global Citizen. Read more

  • Article: The UK Just Ramped Up the Fight Against 'Heinous' Enslavement of Children

    The UK Just Ramped Up the Fight Against 'Heinous' Enslavement of Children

    By Imogen Calderwood|Sept. 26, 2018

    “No nation is free from the terrible abuses and violence." Read more

  • Article: South African President Ramaphosa Honours Nelson Mandela In His Debut UN Speech

    South African President Ramaphosa Honours Nelson Mandela In His Debut UN Speech

    By Mbali Kgame|Sept. 26, 2018

    A statue of Mandela, South Africa’s first democratic president, was also unveiled this week. Read more

  • Article: Canada’s 13-Year-Old Indigenous Water Advocate to Speak at United Nations

    Canada’s 13-Year-Old Indigenous Water Advocate to Speak at United Nations

    By Jackie Marchildon|Dec. 18, 2017

    The young advocate was nominated 2017 International Children's Peace Prize. Read more

  • Article: Justin Trudeau Just Devoted His UN Speech to Confronting Canada’s Mistreatment of Indigenous People

    Justin Trudeau Just Devoted His UN Speech to Confronting Canada’s Mistreatment of Indigenous People

    By Jackie Marchildon|Sept. 21, 2017

    Trudeau spoke out about Canada’s past treatment of Indigenous Peoples and detailed changes to come. Read more

  • Article: The UK Government Has Pledged £20M to Say ‘Enough Is Enough’ to Modern Slavery

    The UK Government Has Pledged £20M to Say ‘Enough Is Enough’ to Modern Slavery

    By Imogen Calderwood|Sept. 21, 2017

    “We cannot accept a world where human beings are sold on the market.” Read more