United Nations appoints former NYC Mayor Bloomberg cities, climate change envoy

By Reuters | Fri, 31 Jan 2014 18:59 PM
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By Michelle Nichols

UNITED NATIONS, Jan 31 (Reuters) - U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Friday appointed former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg as his special envoy for cities and climate change, in a bid to build momentum ahead of a planned U.N. conference in September.

Ban said Bloomberg will assist him in "consultations with mayors and related ...

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