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President of the 73rd session, UN General Assembly; has served Ecuador as Minister of Foreign Affairs (twice), Minister of National Defense, and Coordinating Minister of Natural and Cultural Heritage. President Espinosa was the lead speaker at the 2019 Columbia University Forum on the Global Pact for the Environment and the SDGs.

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Redefining Climate as Common Good When in the 1980s climate change entered the UN agenda, one of the first questions raised was, “what is climate from a legal point of view?”. A stable climate is a visible manifestation of a well-functioning Earth System that can be explained as the product of its robust and predictable […]

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