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Environmental Challenges Need Quick Action, UN Delegates Say

March 15, 2019, 9:45 PM

Environmental ministers from around the world committed to tackling environmental challenges and promoting sustainable consumption and production, while giving a nod to eradicating poverty and working with indigenous peoples.

They made their proclamation at the fourth session of the U.N. Environment Assembly meeting in Nairobi, Kenya, a gathering of ministers from more than 170 countries who agreed on the need to speed up moves toward achieving the 17 Sustainable Development Goals for 2030 set by the U.N. General Assembly in 2015.

A draft Ministerial Declaration of the 2019 United Nations Environment Assembly committed the ministers to invest in poverty ...