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UN appoints ‘Red’-the leader of angry birds as the Ambassador to Climate change

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The popular mobile game figure Angry bird-‘Red’ is now to become the honorary ambassador of Climate change announced by the UN.

UN appoints ‘Red’-the leader of angry birds as the Ambassador to Climate change

Flash points

  • The announcement was made as a part of the campaign launched to create awareness among the people regarding climate changes through the renown characters
  • It was declared on the International day of happiness by the UN that ‘red’ the head of angry birds will be the honorary ambassador of climate change
  • The campaign is in partnership with Sony Pictures Entertainment, the UN Development Programme (UNDP) and UN Foundation
  • It asks people to make the angry birds happy by taking actions on climate change
  • It is insisted to promote the hashtag #AngryBirdsHappyPlanet in the social media to spread the awareness
  • Red will go on a virtual tour starting from Paris ending at New York
  • The countries which met in Paris will sign the agreement on climate change in April,22 in 2016
  • The campaign was launched by the UN General Secretary Ban-ki-Moon

Points to note

  • International day of Happiness- March 20
  • International conference of Climate change was conducted at Paris