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Call for Nominations: Civil society speaker in the 10 December United Nations event to launch the International Decade for People of African Descent

At the request of the Office of the President of the General Assembly (OPGA), the UN Non-Governmental Liaison Service (UN-NGLS) is conducting an open process to obtain nominations for a civil society speaker in the UN event

Kathy Jetnil-Kijiner returns home from UN Climate Summit to tidal floods in Marshall Islands, launches disaster relief fund

Kathy Jetnil-Kijiner served as the civil society speaker in the opening ceremony of the UN Climate Summit. Her statement and poem received a standing ovation in the UNGA Hall. In this article, Kathy shares reflections on her experience at the UN, and announces her new disaster relief fund for the Marshall Islands, following recent tidal flooding there.

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