Bulgarian President in UN call for eradicating poverty, building sustainable economy, stable societies

The international community should focus on achieving results related to the sustainable development goals, among them eradicating poverty, building a sustainable economy and developing peaceful and stable societies, Bulgarian President Rossen Plevneliev has told the United Nations.

Plevneliev spoke at the Summit on adopting the post-2015 Agenda for Sustainable Development, which took place in the UN headquarters in New York.

The new UN Agenda, dedicated to the development goals, was drawn up by UN member states with the support of representatives of the civil society, of the NGO sector and academia.

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