Priorities for the global development agenda shaped by unprecedented public outreach effort

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PRESS RELEASE New York, 21 March 2013 – The United Nations presented today the first findings from an unprecedented global conversation through which people from all over the world have been invited to help Member … Continue reading

MY World Survey the focus of UNIC Canberra’s information stall at the National Multicultural Festival

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The MY World global survey was front and centre of UNIC Canberra’s promotional activities at the National Multicultural Festival. With almost 300 thousand attendees, this year’s National Multicultural Festival was the biggest ever and proved … Continue reading

Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) Outreach with High Level Panel Members in Monrovia

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The voices of the voiceless were heard and Civil Society will make sure their recommendations are taken into account and effectively inform the High Level Panel report to be presented in April to the UN Secretary … Continue reading

Day Two of the CSO Pre-Consultative Forum Post 2015 High Level Panel Meeting

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A successful second day of the CSO pre-consultative forum culminated in the presentation of five key statements to Her Excellency Ellen Johnson Sirleaf who attended the meeting at 4pm GMT. Five vulnerable group representatives addressed … Continue reading

The United Nations Asks Citizens About Their World

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The United Nations has teamed up with youth groups, private sector bodies and NGO partners all over the world to launch MY World, which is the United Nations Survey for a Better World. MY World … Continue reading

Parliamentarians from Asia deliberate on instruments of progress and equity for the Post-2015 agenda

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Over sixty Parliamentarians from across countries such as Bhutan, Afghanistan, Turkey, Uzbegistan, India and Bangladesh are assembling along with Civil Society Organisations to review progress on Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and discuss a framework for … Continue reading

Local Authorities vow to make a critical contribution to the Post-2015 agenda

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Dakar.-Mayors and Local Authorities from across the world came together in the United Council of Local Governments World Council 2012 held in Dakar (Senegal) on 6 December to discuss the post-2015 agenda and identify mechanisms … 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