29 January 2013

At Davos, Ban Ki-moon and world leaders reinforce importance of private sector in achieiving MDGs

In Davos, Switzerland, where world leaders gathered last week for the World Economic Forum, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said, “From Sesame Street to GE Africa, from Unilever to Teck Resources, from technology giants like Infosys to the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts..in many countries, different sectors and industries have pooled resources and expertise to create ingenious sustainable solutions to the most pressing local challenges, from preventing the transmission of HIV/AIDS from mother to child to ensuring clean water and sanitation and preventing diarrhoea.” Learn more.