September 20th, 2012

Interview: UN to launch global network to support sustainable development agenda

by Rosalind Adams

UNITED NATIONS, Sept. 20 (Xinhua) — The United Nations will launch a global network later this week to mobilize civil society organizations around a post-2015 sustainable development agenda, according to a senior UN advisor.

The UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network, set to be launched on Sept. 22, will “bring scientific and technical networks around the world into the post-2015 problem-solving on sustainable development,” Jeffrey Sachs, director of the network and also a special advisor to UN Secretary-general Ban Ki-moon, told Xinhua in a recent telephone interview.

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