Countries report on progress made towards UN global goals

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Oh Joon. UN Photo/Kim Haughton

Countries are due to report next week on the progress made in implementing the ambitious UN-led global goals aimed at ending hunger, and lifting people out of extreme poverty.

In 2015, world leaders adopted "Agenda 2030" to create a more inclusive world with the help of governments, businesses, civil society and ordinary citizens.

A key part of it are the Sustainable Development Goals or SDGs; a blueprint for what the world needs to do and how to get there.

On 11 July, a High-Level Political Forum on the SDGs will be held at UN headquarters in New York, chaired by Ambassador Oh Joon.

He told Jocelyne Sambira what to expect from the meeting.

Duration: 6'20''

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