New Zealand

New global goals mean “doing development differently”

The new global agenda aimed at eradicating extreme poverty and protecting the planet represents a way of “doing development differently,” according to a senior United Nations official.

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Balanced approach needed to deal with public debt

A balanced approach is needed to deal with public debt according to a senior UN official and former Prime Minister of New Zealand.

Debt is a normal part of a country’s finances.

Governments borrow to pay for a wide range of services and other needs.

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