Aviation is "enabler" of sustainable development

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United Nations airplane. File Photo: UNDP Sri Lanka

Aviation is a "catalyst or enabler" of sustainable development, according to the head of the UN's International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO).

In September last year the international community agreed new development goals known as the SDGs.

The ICAO chief, Liu Fang, says aviation can play a key role in the realization of those goals.

Maoqi Li began by asking her what has been done to increase safety in the industry.

Duration: 4’03″

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