Today’s Sustainability Spotlight features James Prosek; renowned artist, writer, and naturalist. Prosek became widely recognized as having brought attention to the existence and plight of native trout, leading to widespread conservation efforts through his first book entitled Trout: An Illustrated History, which included water-colored illustrations of seventy species, subspecies, and strains of trout in North America.
On Wednesday, May 31st, 2017, the UN General Assembly (UNGA) elected Miroslav Lajcak, Slovakia’s Foreign Minister, as president of its 72nd session (2017-2018). Lajcak served as a three-term Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of Slovakia.
Here is an important takeaway point from his acceptance speech:
- SDGs & Climate Action– Prioritize addressing inequalities and helping the least developed countries (LDCs) and small island developing States (SIDS).