Samadhan Impact: Setting up a Primary School

35-year-old Sibaram Bandhia lives in the Bandhia Guda village of Koraput District. The village has 56 households with a population of 267. About 43 are children in the age group of 6 to 14 years. … Continue reading

Samadhan Impact: Allotment of Financial Assistance under Housing Scheme – Indira Awas Yojna

31-year-old Arath Takri lives happily with his wife, Sunita, in Tayaput village, Laxmipur Block of Koraput District. During the Palli Sabha (village meeting), his name was selected as one of the beneficiaries of the Indira … Continue reading

Samadhan: Citizen Voices for Accountable Governance and Service Delivery

Why SAMADHAN? There are less than four years left for the world to achieve the Millennium Development Goals – a series of ambitious commitments that countries made across the globe to reduce poverty, eliminate preventable … Continue reading

Audio Gallery of MDG Success Stories From UNMC Spanish Campaign

The UN Millennium Campaign teams up with RNE – the Spanish National Radio Station- to talk the progress made towards the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals.  Listen to the following five broadcasts aired at … 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

UNMC Launches “And You Didn’t Even Know About It:” An Innovative Social Media Campaign to Communicate MDG Progress

From the 6th to the 20th of June 2012, this initiative will ask citizens to donate space on their Facebook or Twitter profiles and communicate major progress achieved on the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and … 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

The African Network of Parliamentarians on the MDGs Meets in Addis Ababa Ethiopia

“Parliaments are key for ensuring the achievement of the MDGs in Africa. Where parliaments are active they make a huge difference to implementing the MDGs. Africa is proof.” – Charles Abugre, Africa Director of the … Continue reading

Payment of Wages Under Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MNEREGA)

Koraput District – Orissa, India –  Sadan Krishani a 29-year-old daily labourer lives with his wife and son in Chakarliguda village in Koraput, a tribal-populated remote district in the central Indian state of Orissa, where … Continue reading

MDGs: United Struggle Towards National Realisation

Nigeria, 19 Jan 2012 – As the 2015 deadline year for realisation of the eight global Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) draws nearer, the House of Representatives Committee on the MDGs, the United Nations Millennium Campaign … Continue reading