U.N. Secretary General, Inter-Parliamentary Union President Call On Legislators To Support SDGs

Public Finance International: U.N. chief tells parliaments across the world to back SDGs
“United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has urged legislators around the world to help drive forward the new sustainable development agenda. Addressing a conference of parliamentary speakers at U.N. headquarters in New York, Ban said member states had taken a ‘bold step’ in agreeing an ‘ambitious and transformative’ development agenda for the next 15 years…” (Russell, 9/1).

Xinhua News: Parliaments to be critical to success in efforts to carry out SDGs: IPU chief
“Saber Chowdhury, president of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU), on Monday underlined the importance of the parliaments of all countries in the global efforts to carry out the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which are expected to be adopted by world leaders next month…” (8/31).

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