Data ‘essential’ to 2030 Agenda, UN Commission on Population and Development told

April 12, 2016 • Daily Email Recap

Data ‘essential’ to 2030 Agenda, UN Commission on Population and Development told

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1 April 2016 – Addressing the opening of the 2016 session of the Commission on Population and Development, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today underscored the importance of that body’s role in advancing the new global development agenda.
“This Commission has a proud tradition of focusing on people,” he said, stressing that the body addresses issues related to the timeless opening words of the UN Charter: ‘We the Peoples.’
Above all, people are at the heart of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, he said of the 15-year vision unanimously adopted last year by UN Member States.

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