UN agency calls for 'Global Green New Deal'

World leaders must find the political will to 'change the rules of the international economic game' to tackle the environmental and climate emergency effectively, according to a UN agency

World leaders must find the political will to “change the rules of the international economic game” to tackle the environmental and climate emergency effectively, the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development has said in a new report.

Achieving the UN's sustainable development goals for 2030 will require “rebuilding multilateralism” around such a pact and “pursuing a financial future very different from the recent past”, UNCTAD secretary general Mukhisa Kituyi wrote in a foreword.

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