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UNGA Discusses the Protection of Global Climate

© UN22 April 2009: Miguel d'Escoto Brockmann, President of the 63rd session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA), opened a plenary meeting on the protection of global climate for present and future generations of mankind (draft resolution A/63/L.69).

During the session, Evo Morales Ayma, President of Bolivia, made a keynote speech, discussing his country's proposal to designate 22 April as International Mother Earth Day. [UN webcast] [Draft resolution]