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Rio+20 Earth summit is too important to fail, says Ban ki-Moon | guardian.co.uk

The UN secretary general said the international community was in danger of squandering a once-in-a-generation opportunity

Suzanne Goldenberg at the UN, and Andrew Sparrow

The global sustainable development summit that begins next week in Rio is “too important to fail”, the UN secretary general, Ban ki-Moon has said.

In a desperate last-minute plea to world leaders before the meeting, Ban said the international community was in danger of squandering a once-in-a-generation opportunity to use the Rio+20 meeting to map out a new course for economic and social development.

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