United Nations – In 2006, Marcos Pontes was the very first Brazilian astronaut to go to deep space. Orbiting over Brazll, Marcos was particularly touched by the fragility of the Amazon. Now Goodwill Ambassador of UNIDO, the UN Industrial Development Organization, he is devoted to promote sustainable advancement and made a vibrant proposition to produce the world’s very first eco-state in Roraima, Brazil.
UN in Action: Episode #1417
Script (Pdf): http://www.un.org/webcast/pdfs/unia1417 escript.pdf.