Plea to refocus UN millennium goals

Ban Ki-moon, UN secretary-general, has opened the annual UN General Assembly summit with a plea to the presidents, prime ministers and kings to use their power to meet UN goals to help the world’s poorest by 2015.

Ten years after world leaders set the most ambitious goals ever to tackle global poverty, they gathered again on Monday to spur action to meet the deadline – which the UN says will be difficult, if not impossible, in some cases.

http://english.aljazeera.net/news/americas/2010/09/2010920151454657766.html

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