People January 23, 2015 | 12:04 pm

Former president joins UN sustainable development initiative

Santo Domingo.- Former president Leonel Fernandez will join the Sustainable Development Network Leadership Council (SDSN), an initiative by UN Secretary General, Ban Ki-moon, to help solve global problems, EFE reports.

Fernandez, who heads the Global Democracy and Development Foundation (Funglode), was invited to join the SDSN as special adviser to the UN’s anti-poverty measures, or the Global Millennium Development Goals.

In a statement, Funglode said the Network Leadership Council gathers prominent international figures and meets twice a year to "promote innovative initiatives for sustainable global development."

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