Over the last two decades, maternal mortality has nearly halved and the gap between the number of boys and girls enrolling in primary schools globally has almost closed. These are examples of the important progress that has been made for girls and women in the areas of health and education.
It’s been more than a week since the historic climate change deal was adopted in Paris.
This blog is part of a series where Donna Shalala, President of the Clinton Foundation, shares updates on Clinton Foundation programs. View the previous entries here.
The highly-anticipated climate change deal is in. Nearly 200 nations at the COP21 climate summit in Paris have adopted an agreement to keep the rise in global temperature below 2 degrees Celsius. This deal is a major turning point in the fight against global warming.
Today marks the start of the United Nations Climate Change Conference, or COP21, in Paris. For the next two weeks, negotiators representing nearly 200 countries will work toward reaching a global agreement on how nations should address climate change.
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