Sustainable development requires human ingenuity. People are the most important resource.~ Dan Shechtman
Sustainable development is the pathway to the future we want for all. It offers a framework to generate economic growth, achieve social justice, exercise environmental stewardship and strengthen governance.
~ Ban Ki-Moon
Gender equality is more than a goal in itself. It is a precondition for meeting the challenge of reducing poverty, promoting sustainable development and building good governance.
~ Kofi Annan
Global markets must be balanced by global values such as respect for human rights and international law, democracy, security and sustainable economic and environmental development.