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Keynote address to the Carbon Expo Conference by Executive Secretary Joke Waller-Hunter

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Primer acuerdo sobre derechos ambientales para América Latina y el Caribe

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Women Can Raise Ambition for Urban Climate Action

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Asia-Pacific Climate Week Calls for Scaling-up Climate Action

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Speaking at the opening of the third edition of Climate Finance Day in Paris, France, UN Climate Change Executive Secretary Patricia Espinosa highlighted the...

“Women Are Key to Sustainable Development for All”

The 2017 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP23) in Bonn, Germany made significant progress on gender-related issues with the adoption of the Gender Action Plan....

“Design Can Change the World” – UN Climate Chief Espinosa

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