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Climate Change Conference: Global Challenges; Local Solutions

UN House Scotland presented an opportunity to explore the impact of the 2015 Paris Climate Change Conference. COP21 ushered in the first ever universal climate agreement. On Earth Day 2016 (March 19th) we discussed current climate issues from a national and international perspectives. The afternoon consisted of two panels discussing International Issues and the Scottish response. The event allowed the audience to engage with international climate experts through periodic Question and Answer sessions. Our Speakers included the following: International Perspective, First Session- Tom Ballantine - Stop Climate Chaos Scotland Navraj Singh Ghaleigh - Senior Lecturer in Climate Law, Edinburgh La

Ban Ki-Moon address to UNA-UK audience at Central Hall Westminster

On Friday 5th February, members of staff from UN House Scotland and the United Nations Association Scotland travelled to London to listen to the Secretary General (SG) speak regarding his experiences over his term. The event was opened through the utilisation of video presentation which demonstrated the historic association of Central Hall Westminster and the UN, with the first SG of the UN, Trygvie Lie, being elected in the very same building. Natalie Samarasinghe from UNA-UK welcomed the SG and his wife to the UK and the morning’s event and expressed that this visit marks the final event in a series celebrating the 70th anniversary of the UN. Natalie addressed the increasing need for the U

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