Consensus Reached on New Sustainable Development Agenda to be adopted by World Leaders in September


Ambitious new agenda would end poverty by 2030 and universally promote economic prosperity, social development and environmental protection 2 August, New York—The 193 Member States of the United Nations reached agreement today on the draft … Continue reading

UN Agencies team up to bring voices of Syrian refugees to world leaders through Virtual Reality

Children of Syria

30 March 2015, Kuwait – The United Nations is using virtual reality (VR) to transport top decision-makers to a Syrian refugee camp at a major donor conference.  Clouds Over Sidra is a VR experience designed … Continue reading

A World That Counts: Mobilising The Data Revolution for Sustainable Development


Never again should it be possible to say “ we didn’t know.” No one should be invisible. This is the world we want – a world that counts. The Secretary-General’s Independent Expert Advisory Group on … Continue reading

Delivering the Post-2015 Development Agenda


One year ago the United Nations Development Group (UNDG) released a summary of a global consultation process on the world that people want. The report, ‘A Million Voices’, captured the results of nearly 100 national … Continue reading

Proposal for Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)


Take a look at the latest proposal for the Sustainable Development Goals to replace the Millennium Development Goals: Introduction to the Proposal of The Open Working Group for Sustainable Development Goals 1. The Rio+ outcome … Continue reading

The African Narrative


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

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

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

SG with kid 1 million

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

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

UN Photo/ Eskinder Debebe

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