Combatting illicit arms trafficking “essential” to achieving Global Goals - Ban Ki-moon

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In his report to the General Assembly on Supporting the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development—also known as the Sustainable Development Goals—UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has reiterated that, “national capacities for conflict prevention are a critical factor in building peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development” and that, “Building national capacities for combatting illicit arms trafficking is also essential.”  

READ FULL REPORT — Supporting the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Addis Ababa Action Agenda of the Third International Conference on Financing for Development: Report of the Secretary-General (A/70/794)