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Without Support From International Community, Least Developed Countries Will Miss 2021 Development Targets, U.N. Deputy SG Says

U.N. News Centre: Least developed countries will miss 2021 targets without world support — deputy U.N. chief
“Unless progress speeds up considerably with full support from the international community, the world’s least developed countries (LDCs) will miss the growth and productivity targets they have set themselves by the target date of 2021, United Nations Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson warned [Saturday]. ‘Structural constraints, natural disasters, pandemics, conflict and post-conflict situations, and climate change are continuing to undermine progress,’ he told leaders from the 48 LDCs…” (9/24).