Ending poverty still "number one" priority for UN

Eradicating Poverty. UN Photo

Eradicating poverty is still a "number one" priority for the United Nations in 2015 and beyond, the UN deputy chief has stressed.

Fifteen years ago, the UN announced a global plan to halve extreme poverty and hunger also known as the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).

As the world leaders move to adopt a new set of goals, Jan Eliasson has urged them to deliver on the promises made in 2000.

Mr Eliasson begins by explaining to Priscilla Lecomte what he means by that.

Duration: 4'55''

 

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