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[/vc_column_text][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1553276303648{margin-bottom: 0px !important;}”]Ms Basu, who is originally from United Arab Emirates and now lives in Canada, was selected by the President of the UN General Assembly to address the September 26 United Nations High Level Meeting on Nuclear Disarmament as one of the two representatives of global civil society. She states:[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][vc_single_image image=”11050″ img_size=”full” style=”vc_box_rounded” onclick=”custom_link” img_link_target=”_blank” link=”https://mailchi.mp/unfoldzero/18-year-old-environmental-activist-selected-to-address-un-high-level-meeting-on-nuclear-disarmament?e=3339417540″][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][mk_blockquote font_family=”none”]The nuclear arms race, in particular, should be halted and the $100 billion global nuclear weapons budget be redirected towards ending poverty, reversing climate change, protecting the oceans, building a sustainable economy and providing basic education and health care for all of humanity. . .

Instead, the nuclear armed States are squandering resources and keeping their nuclear weapons poised to strike. One mistake would cause a humanitarian disaster, robbing children and youth of their health and future, and maybe even ending civilization as we know it.[/mk_blockquote][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1553275520133{margin-bottom: 0px !important;}”]Ms. Basu was named as one of Canada’s Top 25 Women of Influence for 2018 and was the winner of the 2016 International Children’s Peace Prize.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]

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