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UN Secretary-General says UN system will deliver climate mandates in support of Africa

Un_secretarygeneral_ban_kimoon_2 In his address to the tenth African Union Summit in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said “our best efforts in peace, development and human rights will be undermined if we do not effectively address the threats posed by climate change.”

The Secretary-General stressed his determination that “the UN system as a whole delivers effectively on its mandates in the area of climate change, particularly in Africa.”

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