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The United Nations needs a shorter, stronger game plan for humanity

U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon will soon be responding to the United Nation’s proposed 169 targets for the post-2015 development agenda. It is clear that having 169 priorities is like having none at all but what targets should Ban Ki-moon trim from the vast 169? This is the question that Bjorn Lomborg address in his op-ed featured in the Washington Post.

The discussion on global priorities should start now. But we need to convince Ban and our U.N. ambassadors that they can be just as proud of the 100-plus targets they cut as they will be of the few dozen they end up with. Focusing on what is smartest, rather than what feels best, could be the single best thing we can do these next 15 years."

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