Millions of lives saved thanks to poverty goals

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The lives of millions of people around the world have been saved thanks to poverty goals agreed by the international community 15 years ago; that's according to the UN Secretary-General.

Ban Ki-moon was speaking at the launch of the final assessment report for the Millennium Development Goals or MDGs.

The eight anti-poverty goals focus on health, education, gender equality and the environment.

Daniel Dickinson reports.

Duration: 3’04″

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