Conference on Inequalities in Africa: Accra, 28-30 April, 2014

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The Pan-African Conference on Inequalities in the Context of Structural Transformation will take place in Accra, Ghana on April 28-30, 2014. Inequalities are a recurrent theme in the debate on development. The Millennium Declaration recognized the concern over … Continue reading

Over 1.5 million voices heard!

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Over 1.58 million people have had their say at the UN! Up to now, the survey results reveal that the top priorities for voters to improve their lives are a good education, better healthcare, better … Continue reading

The United Nations invites everybody to Have THEIR say at the United Nations

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The United Nations has launched in Madrid, with the support of Telefonica, the “HAVE YOUR SAY AT THE UNITED NATIONS” campaign, inviting everybody to participate in MY World, the UN global survey for a better … Continue reading

IDEP 2013: UN Secretary-General urges for greater support for people struggling to escape poverty and build better lives

International Day for the Eradication of Poverty. UN Secretary-General’s Message for 2013. This year’s observance of the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty comes as the international community is pursuing twin objectives:  intensifying efforts to … Continue reading

Agenda: UN Commemoration of the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

The International Day for the Eradication of Poverty (IDEP) has been observed at UN Headquarters since 1993 and around the world since 1987. This year’s commemoration on 17 October will be an occasion to recognize … Continue reading

MY World 2015: Interactive multimedia exhibition opens during the UN General Assembly in New York

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Over 1 million people have answered MY World, the United Nations global survey to citizens- voting for education, health, honest and responsive government and jobs as basis for a better future. These results are now … Continue reading

MY World 2015: Over one million people speak at the United Nations

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 Over 1 million people have answered MY World, the United Nations global survey to citizens- voting for education, health, honest and responsive government and jobs as basis for a better future. The results from MY … Continue reading

World leaders renew commitment to anti-poverty targets, agree to adopt new development Goals at 2015 Summit

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UNITED NATIONS, NEW YORK, 25 September 2013 – World leaders agreed today to scale up action against extreme poverty, hunger and disease and called for a 2015 Summit to adopt the next set of Goals … Continue reading

MY World 2015: Over one million people speak at the United Nations

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1,130,000 people have answered MY World, the United Nations global survey to citizens- voting for education, health, honest and responsive government and jobs as basis for a better future. The results from MY World  are being … Continue reading

Greater access to trade, medicines and technologies helps more countries close gaps to reach anti-poverty goals: UN report

Mixed results on commitments by international community, but Millennium Development Goals continue to bring successes. New York, 19 September — Developing countries gained greater access to technologies, markets for their exports, some essential medicines and greater … Continue reading