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

Africa Rising MDG Advocates Trip

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Africa Rising trip, July 2014 Celebrating success and accelerating action on the Millennium Development Goals for children 1-3 July 2014: South Africa – Malawi – Rwanda #AfricaRising reflects the hope and resilience Mandela promoted by … Continue reading

Post-2015 agenda: what we want and how do we want it done.

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When the consultation process on the post-2015 agenda was opened in 2013, we asked citizens what they wanted to be included. During this time participants have shown interest not only on the content of this … Continue reading

Zero Draft: Sustainable Development Goals

The Co-Chairs of the Open Working Group on Sustainable Development Goals have released their much anticipated Zero Draft, which contains a proposal for goals and targets to succeed the Millennium Development Goals in 2015. The … Continue reading

INJUVE DF (Mexico City) Joins the UN MY World Survey

The Youth Institute of the City of Mexico (Instituto de la Juventud del Distrito Federal - INJUVE DF) expects to collect the information of 1 million citizens from the City of Mexico for the MY World … Continue reading

Global launch of the UN sanitation campaign to end open defecation

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The UN Deputy Secretary-General launches the UN sanitation campaign to end open defecation Wednesday May 28, 2014 10:00-11:00am EDT Watch the event webcast on UN Web TV The United Nations and its partners are holding a press briefing and … Continue reading

United Nations Announces the First Global Vote Day

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The United Nations will dedicate the first week of May to getting out the vote for its MY World opinion poll, organizing a multitude of activities in more than 50 countries to raise awareness of … Continue reading

MY World Global Week of Action 5-11 May

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Did you know that more than 2 million people have already voted at the UN for the things that would make the most difference to their lives. But there’s more you can do! Can you get 5 friends … 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