By Ann Charles, Baltic Review
The President of the UN General Assembly, Maria Fernanda Espinosa Garces, focused attention on award-winning singer Ashanti recently to help announce an upcoming concert on plastic pollution to UN correspondents in New York.
Attending the press conference was His Excellency Gaston Brown, Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda, on the upcoming ‘Play It Out’ Concert to be held in Antigua on June 1, 2019.
Along with Ashanti and Prime Minister Brown, the President was joined by H. E. Mona Juul, Permanent Representative of Norway to the United Nations, and H. E. Walton Webson, Permanent Representative of Antigua and Barbuda. Both the Governments of Norway and the Governments of Antigua and Barbuda are major supporters and global advocates of the campaign to tackle plastic pollution.