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UN, AfDB High-Level Meeting Calls for Speed and Action On SDGs

With an estimated 390 million people living in extreme poverty, hunger and food insecurity, Africa is in a race against time to deliver on its regional and global development goals. On the sidelines of the UN General Assembly on Sunday, African heads of states and governments met to emphasize urgent collective action and the need for greater collaboration between the United Nations and the African Development Bank to fast-track Africa's development.

Sustainable Development Goals banners outside the United Nations Headquarters in New York on September 20, 2019.

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