2015 "crucial" to safeguard planet

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The year 2015 will be crucial for the world's efforts to safeguard the planet, and secure a life of peace and dignity for all.

That's the view of the UN Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon who has released a key report which sets the stage for negotiations on future sustainable development goals.

Member States of the UN will use the Secretary-General's Synthesis Report as part of the process for drawing up the Sustainable Development Goals or SDG's.

These new targets will replace the Millennium Development Goals or MDGs, the deadline for which is the end of next year.

Amina Mohammed, is the Secretary-General's Special Adviser on Post-2015 Development Planning.

Elizabeth Philip asked her about the report.

Duration:  4’27″

 

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