We the Peoples- Celebrating 7 million voices

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More than 7 million people have taken the MY World survey because we want you, the world’s leaders, to know exactly what it is that WE, the people want. We ask that you take into … Continue reading

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

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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

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

MDG 8 Report: The State of the Global Partnership for Development

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In its latest report, the MDG Gap Task Force found much progress towards achieving the goals set under MDG 8. There was a notable increase in official development assistance, a breakthrough in trade negotiations in … Continue reading

“MDGs- We must finish the job.” says UN Secretary-General

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Launching new report, MDG Advocates outline challenges and opportunities for achieving the Millennium Development Goals by end of 2015 Led by the Prime Minister of Norway and President of the Republic of Rwanda, the MDG … Continue reading

United Nations Millennium Campaign and Microsoft Announce Partnership to take on Data Revolution

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New York, NY – Wednesday 24th September 2014: New visualizations of 15 years worth of data on the Millennium Development Goals, five million citizen voices on the next development agenda and over two hundred million … Continue reading

Celebrating 5 million votes on MY World- the largest survey ever

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THANKS A (FIVE) MILLION! Thanks to everybody’s outstanding efforts- MY World has hit the 5 million votes mark! This is a historic achievement which means that millions of people – many for the first time … Continue reading

(The Guardian) Lack of toilets blights the lives of 2.5bn people

UN deputy secretary general says failure to address sanitation and open defecation threatens disaster for third of humanity By Sam Jones. Originally published in The Guardian. Toilets: 2.5bn people go without – a 99-second video … Continue reading

Proposal for Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

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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

Join us in Remembering Mandela

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Friday is Mandela Day! “What counts in life is not the mere fact that we have lived. It is what difference we have made to the lives of others.” -Nelson Mandela Every year on Mandela’s … Continue reading