Report: Assessing Progress in Africa Toward the Millennium Development Goals

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While an increasing number of Africans are enjoying higher living standards, countries in Sub-Saharan Africa should redouble efforts to ensure crises such as the current Ebola outbreak in West Africa do not reverse development achievements, … Continue reading

African Faith Leaders debate the Post MDGs Agenda

Kampala, Uganda, 2nd July 2014 The role of African faith leaders in promoting human development on the continent came to the fore at the beginning of a two-day African Faith Leaders’ Summit on Sustainable Development … Continue reading

Post 2015 Agenda: UN Millennium Campaign Supports African Faith Leaders

With the deadline to achieving the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) approaching, different levels of implementations as well as emerging development challenges have made it imperative to draw up a successor framework building on the success, … Continue reading

Conference on Inequalities in Africa: Accra, 28-30 April, 2014

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The Pan-African Conference on Inequalities in the Context of Structural Transformation will take place in Accra, Ghana on April 28-30, 2014. Inequalities are a recurrent theme in the debate on development. The Millennium Declaration recognized the concern over … 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

Big Strides on Millennium Development Goals with More Targets Achievable by 2015: UN Report

With some of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) already met, more targets are within reach by the  2015 target date, while challenges to achieving others must be urgently addressed, according to a new report launched … Continue reading

‘MY World’ Survey – First Results – Over 600,000 Citizens Tell the United Nations their Priorities

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Over 600,000 citizens from 194 countries have already voted for the issues that would make the most difference to their lives, providing, for the first time ever, real-time and real-world intelligence on what people think … Continue reading

April, 5th: 1,000 days to keep the Millennium Promise

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A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step, but starting this week we can march a thousand days forward into a new future. On April 5th, the world will reach a vital … Continue reading