"We must reinvent ourselves" to serve world better: UN deputy chief

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Deputy Secretary-General Amina J. Mohammed, who was sworn in by Secretary-General António Guterres earlier in the day, speaks to journalists on her first day at work in office. UN Photo/Eskinder Debebe

The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development requires the UN system to "reinvent" itself in order to better serve Member States.

That's according to Amina Mohammed, making her first speech at UN Headquarters shortly after being officially sworn in as deputy chief of the organization.

She played a key role in the launch of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals, or SDGs, as a Special Adviser to the Secretary General, and served most recently as Nigeria's environment minister.

Here's Jocelyne Sambira.

Duration: 2’42″

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