Intersections is at United Nations General Assembly

Intersections is at United Nations General Assembly aka #UNGA!

Yesterday, Program and Development Coordinator Jude attended a high-level side event hosted by Malaysia and Pakistan, “Environmental Stewardship in Addressing Poverty to Achieve Sustainable Development For All.” UN Habitat Executive Director Maimunah Mohd Sharif noted that we cannot achieve the Sustainable Development Goals without addressing the root causes of poverty. Dr. Sania Nishtar, Special Assistant to the Prime Minister of Pakistan, described trying to move forward as an agrarian society in a global warming hotspot where the rural poor are especially vulnerable. If we want to work towards peace and justice in the world, we must acknowledge that climate change and inequality are inextricably linked.

Check out some photos from our visit.