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

PGA Holds Special Event on Achieving MDG's

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

UN Secretary-General listens to 1 Million Voices from MY World

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People around the world call for better education, healthcare, honest and responsive government and jobs.  The UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon presented today a new report “A Million Voices: The World We Want”. The report summarizes … Continue reading

Video: Rwandan Youth speaks out for their priorities for a better world

The efforts in establishing the global conversation on the Post-2015 agenda are gaining increasing strength, specifically from the enthusiasm and positive efforts of young Rwandans.  This video showcases the national consultations that took place in … Continue reading

MDG Campaign “Y tu Sin Enterarte” Awarded in El Sol, the international Latin American Advertising Awards

From June 6th to July 9th 2012, the UN Millennium Campaign run an online campaign in Spain called “Y tú sin enterarte” (“And you didn’t even know about it”), which aimed to communicate MDG achievements and success … Continue reading

High Level Panel Releases Recommendations for World´s Next Development Agenda

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The High Level Panel on the Post-2015 Development Agenda released on 30th May “A New Global Partnership: Eradicate Poverty and Transform Economies through Sustainable Development,” a report which sets out a universal agenda to eradicate extreme … Continue reading