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UN chief appoints Kailash Satyarthi as SDG advocate

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United Nations, Sep 17 (PTI) Nobel Peace Prize laureate Kailash Satyarthi has been appointed as a Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) advocate by UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres ahead of the 76th meeting of the General Assembly. Guterres has appointed Satyarthi, STEM activist Valentina Rabanal, Microsoft President Brad Smith and K-pop superstar Black Pink as new SDG advocates. “We are at a critical stage,” Guterres said. The choices we make now can either push us towards a future crisis or lead us to a greener and safer world.

United Nations, Sep 17 (PTI) Nobel Peace Prize laureate Kailash Satyarthi has been appointed as a Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) advocate by UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres ahead of the 76th meeting of the General Assembly. Guterres has appointed Satyarthi, STEM activist Valentina Rabanal, Microsoft President Brad Smith and K-pop superstar Black Pink as new SDG advocates.

“We are at a critical stage,” Guterres said. The choices we make now can either push us into a future crisis or lead to a greener and safer world.

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He said SDG advocates use their influence to act now to move toward new goals and deliver on the promise of the Sustainable Development Goals for people and the planet.

Satyarthi has thanked the UN chief for this appointment.

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