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Ban Ki-moon warns countries over ’empty promises’ at Rio+20


Pacific leaders highlight key concerns. Video: Wasuka Media

Pacific Scoop:
Report – By Makereta Komai in Rio de Janeiro

The global roadmap for sustainable development to be endorsed by world leaders here in Rio should be matched with actions, says United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.

“While time is not on our side, world leaders must rise above narrow national interests. Global interests must be their own national interests.

“We must be united for our common good and united for unity,” pleaded Ban Ki Moon in his statement to 130 world leaders gathered at the Rio+20 conference in the Brazilian city. Read more »

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