On January 19, 2017, the Chinese President Xi Jinping addressed the United Nations (UN) in Geneva. During his speech, he raised concerns over the protection of important agreements, such as the Paris Climate agreement and UN Clean Water Initiatives.
He also praised the UN for their work on global poverty, healthcare, and other issues, concerning the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Around 1.1 billion people are no longer in poverty, and 1.9 billion have access to safe drinking water.
This statistic on water is crucial as the need for clean water initiatives and sanitation remains an important goal for the UN.… Read the rest