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United Nations Deputy Secretary – General: Amina Mohammed

This week on Womanity – Women in Unity, Dr. Amaleya Goneos-Malka talks to the Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations,  Amina Mohammed. We discuss a few of her memorable achievements at the United Nations, in particular the process of bringing member states together to develop the 17 Sustainable Development Goals and ensuring that no one in the  global village is left behind in the pursuit of sustained global prosperity.She emphasises how SDG5, the gender goal, is a docking station for the other 16goals. We address the role of business with respect to climate action, reducing emissions, job creation and modifying their business models to respond to the challenges. We discuss women in leadership and the importance of exposing young people to opportunities to develop their careers. The Deputy Secretary-General also reflects on aspects of her personal journey to the United Nations from her beginnings in Nigeria.  Tune in for more….

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