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The United Nations (UN) was established after World War II with the aim of preventing future wars. The organization is financed by assessed and voluntary contributions from its member states.
The UN’s chief administrative officer is the Secretary-General, currently Portuguese politician and diplomat António Guterres, who began his five year-term on 1 January 2017.
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United Nations published this video item, entitled “UN Chief at the opening of the Climate Ambition Summit 2020” – below is their description.
Opening remarks by United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres at the Climate Ambition Summit 2020.
On 12 December, the United Nations, United Kingdom and France are co-hosting the Climate Ambition Summit 2020, in partnership with Chile and Italy.
Marking the 5th anniversary of the #ParisAgreement, the event will bring together leaders who are ready to make new commitments to tackle climate change.
Read the remarks: https://bit.ly/3ndypec
Climate Ambition Summit 2020 website: bit.ly/2KhzPFKUnited Nations YouTube Channel
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