U.N.’s Ban Calls For Support Of Sustainable Development Goals

U.N. News Centre: In Germany ahead of G7 summit, Ban rallies support for ‘once-in-a-generation’ U.N. sustainability agenda
“The world has before it a unique opportunity to build a better future for all, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon declared [Sunday] in Bonn, Germany, where he urged broad support for a trio of course-correcting United Nations events in 2015 that aim to lock down agreements on protecting the planet, ensuring sustainable development, and unleashing the finances and technology to ensure these vital goals are achieved. … Beyond the G7 summit, three milestones will follow, explained the U.N. chief, citing the Third International Conference on Financing for Development, to be held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, from 13 to 16 July, as an opportunity to mobilize the resources and technology to make good on the the promise of a sustainable, equitable future for all…” (6/7).

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