Inclusion, Empowerment, Equality, Must Be ‘At The Heart Of Our Efforts’ To Ensure Sustainable Development, Says UN Chief

The world’s people are demanding “transformative change that is fair and sustainable,” Secretary-General António Guterres said on Tuesday, calling on government leaders to use the upcoming slate of key United Nations meetings in September to “kickstart a decade of delivery and action for people and planet.” The Secretary-General emphasized that “global climate action must be advanced in a manner that reduces inequality”, including by shifting to a greener economy that could create 24 million jobs globally by 2030 while safeguarding the 1.2 billion jobs that depend on a stable and healthy environment.

By UN News. July 16, 2019.

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