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Faiths “occupy a unique position” in discussions on the planet – UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon

November 03, 2009:

November 03, 2009 - UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon acknowledged religion’s vital role in protecting the environment in his keynote address to the Windsor Celebration. In a heartfelt speech at Windsor Castle in front of HRH The Prince Philip and faith and secular leaders, Mr Ban said the world’s faith communities occupied “a unique position in discussions on the fate of our planet and the accelerating impacts of climate change.”

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