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UN Women Deputy Executive Director Puri plants tree for environment and women

Tree-planting ceremony in Commemoration of World Environment Day and the Beijing Platform for Action+20

24.06.2014 |




UN Women Deputy Executive Director Lakshmi Puri attended June 24 a tree-planting ceremony in Commemoration of World Environment Day and the Beijing Platform for Action+20.

Puri planted the tree in Nairobi, Kenya, at the first-ever UN Environment Assembly meeting for the High-Level Gender and Environment Forum. She said: "by planting this tree, we call on the world’s attention to the issue of women and the environment".

Read the speech here.

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