Potential Role of faith-based giving in accelerating Global Development discussed at the United Nations

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New York.- International development leaders and experts highlighted the importance of faith-based giving (Zakat, for Muslims) in advancing global development agenda at a forum titled “Linking Muslim Giving to the MDGs”. The forum was co-hosted … Continue reading

Empowering citizens to achieve the MDGs: The Philippines’ top telecommunication companies unite to support Tingog 2015

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The Philippines’ top telecommunication companies unite to support Tingog 2015, an initiative that allows citizens to monitor social services through text messaging. The initiative is being piloted in Tabaco, Albay, the Philippines. (Manila, Philippines, November … Continue reading

Asia-Pacific Members of Parliament and civil society to focus on disparities as MDG deadline looms

Over 100 representatives of parliament, civil society and development partners from 13 Asian countries gathered in Manila for this Forum.

Manila, The Philippines. — Active engagement of parliaments, civil society organizations (CSOs) and development partners remain at the heart of accelerated efforts to address disparities in achievement of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) in 2015, … Continue reading

Spanish Civil Society Consultation on the #Post2015 agenda held in Madrid

Civil Society Consultation on the Post2015 agenda held in Madrid, Spain.

Madrid.- Close to 100 Spanish civil society organizations participated today in Madrid during the #Post2015 Consultation with Civil Society in Spain, organized by the UN Millennium Campaign. The objective was to debate the priorities identified … Continue reading

UN High-Level Panel on Post-2015 Development Agenda Dialogues with Civil Society

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Civil Society calls on Post-2015 High Level Panel to not miss the opportunity to make a lasting difference for the poorest and most excluded Live broadcasting by Ustream New York, 24 September 2012: On the … Continue reading

Side Event on Multi-level Partnerships in MDGs Acceleration – Nigeria

Stream videos at Ustream On September 27th the UN Millennium Campaign, with the Government of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, will be co-hosting a side event entitled: “Multi-Level Partnerships in MDGs Acceleration: Experiences from the … Continue reading

The Post-2015 Virtual Web Platform Has Been Launched

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The United Nations Millennium Campaign, along with partners from other UN agencies as well as Civil Society has been helping to coordinate the production and creation of www.worldwewant2015.org. This web platform creates a space for … Continue reading

UNMC and African CSOs Meet WIth Liberian President and Co-chair of Post-2015 High Level Panel Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

The Co-chair of the UN High-level panel on UN Post 2015 Development Framework, Her Excellency President Johnson Sirleaf of Liberia has said that the new global agenda will draw from the voices of the people. … Continue reading

Parliaments Must Be Strong Inclusive Leaders in the Fight Against Poverty in Africa

A second day of parliamentary debates in Addis Ababa turned to key issues of accountability, leadership and oversight of parliaments across the continent as parliamentarians from Ghana, Philippines and Burkina Faso opened the session by … Continue reading

We Have No Excuse For Africa To Fail

150 African parliamentarians underline their strong commitment and key role in delivering the MDGs Parliamentarians have a key role to play in the future of Africa; looking at budgets, providing scrutiny and oversight of government … Continue reading