Family unit fundamental to development goals

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Family in Burkina Faso. UN Photo/Ollivier Girard

Families are fundamental to attaining development goals according to a senior development worker who's in New York to mark the annual UN International Day of Families.

Raymond Mutura is joining experts from around the world to discuss the role of families in the post-2015 development agenda, the theme of the commemoration.

Daniel Dickinson asked Mr Matura, who represents the Kenya-based non-governmental organization, Voice of the Family in Africa International, why it is important to celebrate the family.

Duration: 2'34"

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