World leaders at UN adopt new global development goals

World leaders at UN adopt new global development goals

UNITED NATIONS (UNITED STATES) - World leaders gathered at the United Nations on Friday adopted new global development goals for the next 15 years that aim to end poverty and improve lives.

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon speaks during the 70th session of the United Nations General Assembly on September 25, 2015 in New York

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said the 17 goals and 169 targets to be achieved by 2030 laid out a "universal, integrated and transformative vision for the world."

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