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Secretary-General Says Sustainable Development Goals in Line with South-East Asian Vision of People-Centred, Rules-Based Community, as Malaysia Summit Begins

Following are UN Secretary‑General Ban Ki-moon’s opening remarks at the seventh Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)-United Nations Summit, in Kuala Lumpur today:

I am honoured to join you.  2015 is a momentous year for the United Nations, ASEAN and our partnership.  The world has now adopted visionary Sustainable Development Goals to end poverty by 2030.  In just eight days, the Climate Change Conference will open in Paris to adopt a meaningful new agreement. Continue reading