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Melinda Gates: COVID Has Set Back Global Development Goals

Clip: 09/15/2020 | 1m 52s Video has closed captioning.

In a normal year, the United Nations would be celebrating progress toward its development goals in the realms of poverty, hunger, education, and gender equity. But there is no progress to show this year due to COVID-19. In response, Melinda Gates is sounding the alarm on what the Gates Foundation calls “mutually exacerbating catastrophes” that are unfolding before our eyes.

Aired: 09/15/20

Rating: NR

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