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Xiuhtezcatl Roske-Martinez, Earth Guardians speaks at UN Climate Reception - 21 April 2016

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Speech by Mr. Xiuhtezcatl Roske-Martinez, Earth Guardians, during the UN High-Level Reception: Climate Action in the Context of Sustainable Development on 21 April 2016 at the UN Headquarters in New York. Climate Change is one focus area of the UN High-Level Thematic Debate on Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The High-Level Thematic Debate on Achieving the SDGs was convened by the President of the UN General Assembly H.E. Mogens Lykketoft to support prompt and inclusive implementation of the 2030 Agenda. Xiuhtezcatl Martinez was introduced by Christiana Figueres, Executive Secretary of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Mr. Xiuhtezcatl Roske Martinez is a 15-year old indigenous environmental activist and Youth Director of Earth Guardians - www.earthguardians.org For more information about the event, including programme and statements, please visit: http://www.un.org/pga/70/events/sdgs/