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The U.N.'s roadmap for navigating Covid and China's rise

1 month ago   |   By Politico

Covid-19 has knocked the United Nations off schedule - it's now running behind on meeting some Sustainable Development Goals and vaccination targets. As the head of the United Nations Development Program, Achim Steiner is on the front lines to catch up to those targets. He tells POLITICO's Ryan Heath about why, even as countries are falling short of their COVAX and climate commitments, the United Nations is still the world's best - and possibly only - bet to fight global problems.
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