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UN chief aims to build defences of poor against climate change

30 Nov 2015, TRF

U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon warned that climate-related disasters are taking an ever greater toll on the poor and can wipe out decades of development gains, as he launched a global partnership to boost the resilience of vulnerable communities. The impacts of climate change are strengthening, as ecosystems and food and water supplies come under increasing pressure, he said...


    National Platform
  • National Platform Focal Point:
    Ministry of Security and Justice - National Coordinator for Counterterrorism and Security (Min. VenJ/NCTV)
  • Website: http://www.government.nl/ministries/venj
  • Contact:Senior Policy Advisor
  • Phone:+31 70 751 50 50 (secr.) +31 6 53 35 35 70


  • Hyogo Framework for Action
  • HFA Focal Point:
    Ministry of Security and Justice - National Coordinator for Counterterrorism and Security (Min. VenJ/NCTV)
  • Website: http://www.government.nl/ministries/venj
  • Contact:Senior Policy Advisor
  • Phone:+31 70 751 50 50 (secr.) +31 6 53 35 35 70
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