2030 Agenda represents ‘collective decision’ to ‘change the way we live’: UN chief economist

25 April 2018

Despite an upturn in the global economy there are “clouds on the horizon” which need to be addressed if the world it to reach the ambitious Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030.

That’s the view of the Chief Economist in the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA), Elliott Harris, who is also Assistant Secretary-General for Economic Development.

In an interview with UN News during this week’s Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) Forum on Financing for Development, Matt Wells asked him to describe the state of the world economy today.

Audio Credit:
Matt Wells, UN News
Audio Duration:
9'24"

 

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