Karen Knapstein
September 20, 2011

Who’s Who in the World


On today’s show, Justin Finch gave you a preview of what world leaders at the UN will be discussing during their meeting this week. If you’re wondering about the people who are involved in all of these discussions, check out the World Leaders Memory Game to try your hand at putting names with faces. If you want to know more about what they’ll be talking about, keep reading.

Here’s the shortlist:

The Palestinian campaign for statehood.

The outcome of “The Arab Spring” — the protests that have taken place across the Middle East this year — and the ongoing situations in Libya and Syria.

Finally, leaders are looking at some global health issues. According to an AP report, “everyone knows what it would take to curb the global rise of chronic illnesses like heart disease, certain cancers and diabetes,” but is everyone willing to dedicate the money necessary to do it?

For more, watch Justin’s complete report below.


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