MDG 8 Report: The State of the Global Partnership for Development

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In its latest report, the MDG Gap Task Force found much progress towards achieving the goals set under MDG 8. There was a notable increase in official development assistance, a breakthrough in trade negotiations in … Continue reading

“MDGs- We must finish the job.” says UN Secretary-General

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Launching new report, MDG Advocates outline challenges and opportunities for achieving the Millennium Development Goals by end of 2015 Led by the Prime Minister of Norway and President of the Republic of Rwanda, the MDG … Continue reading

United Nations Millennium Campaign and Microsoft Announce Partnership to take on Data Revolution

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New York, NY – Wednesday 24th September 2014: New visualizations of 15 years worth of data on the Millennium Development Goals, five million citizen voices on the next development agenda and over two hundred million … Continue reading

(The Guardian) Lack of toilets blights the lives of 2.5bn people

UN deputy secretary general says failure to address sanitation and open defecation threatens disaster for third of humanity By Sam Jones. Originally published in The Guardian. Toilets: 2.5bn people go without – a 99-second video … Continue reading

MDG Momentum: UN launches 500 days of action to build a better world

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Source: UN News Centre August 18, 2014: With Malala Yousafzai by his side, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today marked 500 days of action until the deadline to reach the Millennium Development Goals, known worldwide as the … Continue reading

The Millennium Development Goals Report 2014

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The Millennium Development Goals have been the most successful global anti-poverty push in history. This report examines the latest progress towards achieving the MDGs. It reaffirms that the MDGs have made a profound difference in … Continue reading

Zero Draft: Sustainable Development Goals

The Co-Chairs of the Open Working Group on Sustainable Development Goals have released their much anticipated Zero Draft, which contains a proposal for goals and targets to succeed the Millennium Development Goals in 2015. The … Continue reading

The African Narrative

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The UN Millennium Campaign and the UNDP Regional Service Centre in Africa have published Structural Transformation and the Challenge of Financing Africa’s post-2015 Development Agenda. The paper is a powerful synthesis of a 2-day forum … Continue reading

“Global Financial Crisis Forgotten Too Soon”

Read UN Millennium Campaign African Director, Charles Abugre, weekly column on international economic and development matters at Business Daily Africa. …. THE ARRIVAL of 2014 marks the sixth year since Lehman Brothers Investment Bank of the United States … Continue reading

UN Millennium Campaign tasks African Film Practitioners on human development

Lagos, Nigeria.-The United Nations Millennium Campaign (UNMC) has called on African film practitioners to use their medium to promote good governance and human development on the continent. In a goodwill message delivered at the annual … Continue reading