Integrating environmental, social and economic aspects of development

Greenhouse farming in semi-arid Isiolo, central Kenya, is helping to improve food crop production

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is urging governments to consider setting up a new global arrangement that integrates environmental, social and economic dimensions of sustainable development.

He made the call while presenting a report prepared by his High-level Panel on Global Sustainability to an informal plenary of the General Assembly.

Mr. Ban stressed the need to mobilize public support for an approach that guarantees the well-being of humanity, while preserving the planet for future generations.

Charles Appel reports.

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