REPORT: UN’s vice general sec. warns about climate crisis during Uppsala lecture

Dag Hammarsköld lecture in Uppsala University's Hall, 23 February 2023. Photo: Axel Lundsrtöm

Uppsala, Sweden

  • The United Nation’s vice general secretary Amina J Mohammaed held a lecture at Uppsala University to talk about the state of the world today.
  • In her talk she highlighted several challenges the world is facing from the war in Ukraine, to the climate crisis and the increasing threat of terrorism in Africa: “In the Sahel, a lack of development, the climate crisis and government weaknesses are being exploited by terrorists”
  • Amina Mohammed’s lecture was dedicated to the memory of Dag Hammarskjöld, who died in a plane crash on duty as General Secretary of the UN in 1962.

Axel Lundström, in Uppsala – Sweden – Studentradion 98,9 –

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By Alex Maxia

News Editor of Nordljud, in charge of coordinating the Newsteam, publishing the weekly podcast and further developing the news project.

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