Peace and security "prerequisites" for sustainable development

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Masoumeh Ebtekar. UNEP PHOTO

Peace and security are "prerequisites" for the sustainable development of environmental resources as well as gender equality.

That's according to the Vice-President of Iran, who has been in Nairobi, Kenya to attend the opening meeting of the United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA).

UNEA is a new body which is aimed at putting global environmental challenges under an international spotlight.

Monica Grayley asked Vice-President, Masoumeh Ebtekar about the correlation between peace and security with the environment and gender equality.

Duration: 2'30"

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