UN Chief Echoes Bill Clinton’s ‘The World Is on Fire’ Message

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Bill Clinton has called on governments, businesses, philanthropies and other prominent institutions to to back the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) because, he claims, “the world is on fire”.

The former US president made his remarks as he reconvened the Clinton Global Initiative, the meeting of international leaders, for the first time since 2016.

Barely 24-hours later the United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres dutifully echoed Clinton’s declaration of impending doom.

As Breitbart reports: Two men. Two global organizations. One common theme.

The committed globalists made their grim warnings alongside appeals for money – lots of it  – and a call for trust in their ability to safeguard our collective futures.

In speeches and remarks leading up to the start of the leaders’ meeting Tuesday at the U.N.’s New York headquarters, Guterres cited the “immense” task not only of saving the planet, “which is literally on fire,” but of dealing with the persisting coronavirus pandemic.

AP reports the veteran Portuguese socialist also lamented “a lack of access to finance for developing countries to recover — a crisis not seen in a generation” that has seen ground allegedly lost for education, health and women’s rights.

Guterres, a guest of Bill and Hillary Clinton as a speaker at a CGI meeting in 2010, will deliver his “state of the world” address at Tuesday’s opening of the annual high-level global gathering while issuing a call for further financial contributions from leading economies.

He will speak just one day after Clinton called on the world to back his CGI charity foundation as it reconvened Monday for the first time since 2016, as Breitbart News reported.

Clinton, president of the United States from 1993 to 2001, claims to be “amazed” by the massive response to the event resuming once more after the delay caused by the coronavirus pandemic.

“The world’s on fire in a lot of different ways,” he told the Associated Press in an interview Monday. “But there are a lot of things that businesses, non-governmental groups and governments working together can do to help with a lot of these problems.”

A subset of the Clinton Foundation, the CGI “convenes global and emerging leaders to create and implement solutions to the world’s most pressing challenges,” according to its website.

It ended in 2016 as Hillary Clinton launched her presidential campaign.

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