Countries sign off on new global development agenda

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Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon addresses press conference in New York. UN Photo/Mark Garten

A global agreement has been reached at the United Nations which plots the way forward for sustainable development across the world.

All 193 countries that make up the UN have signed off on an agenda which it's hoped will end poverty by 2030.

It includes Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to promote shared economic prosperity, social development and environmental protection.

Dianne Penn reports.

Duration: 4’06″

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