Wednesday, September 24, 2008
While most of the mainstream media attention at the UN General Assembly centers around who's next in the line to indulge in providing a photo opportunity for Ms. Palin in New York, the Republic of Palau, along with a number of small island developing states, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and Turkey, is asking the UN Security Council to address the threat caused by climate change to peace and security.
The draft resolution they've tabled requests the Secretary-General to report to the General Assembly next year on the international peace and security implications of climate change. The Security Council is also invited to update the General Assembly on its work, and any actions taken, in this regard.
I wonder why no-one in her entourage has thought of setting up for Ms. Palin a meeting with the President of Palau...