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UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon urged World Energy Congress delegates that the industry needed to build on the progress already made in driving change in the energy industry to effect a sweeping transformation in their activities and forge closer ties between public and private sectors to achieve this. The springboard for further progress had been laid by the Paris climate change deal agreed last December, as well as the adoption of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development at the United Nations Sustainable Development Summit in September 2015, he said. "A transformative approach to energy is critical to success. Achieving our energy goals, including universal access, energy efficiency

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