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Takeaways from Friday's events at UN climate conference known as COP28

Dec. 01, 2023 23:22 PM EST

Friday was a day for speechmaking at the United Nations annual climate conference, known as COP28, as heads of state each gave short speeches to deliver their views on the planet's climate crisis, what their nation is doing and what they think others should do. It was also a day of...

China, at UN, presents itself as a member of the Global South as alternative to a Western model

Sep. 21, 2023 20:25 PM EDT

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — China told assembled world leaders Thursday that it considers itself part of the Global South, saying it identifies with the goals and challenges of less-developed nations and offering them an alternative to what it has long called “Western hegemony.” The message came...

Brazil's Lula pitches his nation — and himself — as fresh leader for Global South

Sep. 19, 2023 18:49 PM EDT

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — “Brazil is back.” That has been Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva's refrain for the better part of the last year, with the president deploying the snappy slogan to cast Brazil — and himself — as a leader of the Global South no longer content to abide the world's outdated...