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Second Committee Emphasizes Climate Change During Sustainable Development Debate

9 October 2017: The UN General Assembly’s Second Committee (Economic and Financial) considered agenda item 19 on Sustainable Development and its sub-items, with Member States responding to UN system reports on related issues. Governments highlighted the need for, inter alia: addressing climate change, as it undermines poverty eradication and sustainable development; infrastructure support; technology transfer, including for Middle Income Countries (MICs); and multi-stakeholder partnerships for securing needed resources.
New York, NY, USA
Issue: Climate Change Typology: Policies
sustainable development goals
12/10/17