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

UN Millennium Campaign 2012 Annual Report

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We are pleased to share with you the United Nations Millennium Campaign’s 2012 annual report, highlighting our main accomplishments. 2012 was a crucial year in which the focus of our work remained to sustain momentum for the MDGs, while at the same time … Continue reading

World leaders renew commitment to anti-poverty targets, agree to adopt new development Goals at 2015 Summit

PGA Holds Special Event on Achieving MDG's

UNITED NATIONS, NEW YORK, 25 September 2013 – World leaders agreed today to scale up action against extreme poverty, hunger and disease and called for a 2015 Summit to adopt the next set of Goals … Continue reading

UN Secretary-General listens to 1 Million Voices from MY World

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People around the world call for better education, healthcare, honest and responsive government and jobs.  The UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon presented today a new report “A Million Voices: The World We Want”. The report summarizes … 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

High Level Panel Releases Recommendations for World´s Next Development Agenda

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The High Level Panel on the Post-2015 Development Agenda released on 30th May “A New Global Partnership: Eradicate Poverty and Transform Economies through Sustainable Development,” a report which sets out a universal agenda to eradicate extreme … Continue reading

Discussion of the High Level Panel’s Report on the Post 2015 Agenda

Date: 31st May 2013 (10am to 12pm) Location: United Nations Headquarters, ECOSOC Chamber What is being discussed? On May 31st (12:01am EST) the report of the High Level Panel (HLP) on the post-2015 development agenda … Continue reading

After the HLP report: responses from around the world

Event: 6 June 2013 14:30 – 16:00 (GMT+01 (BST)) Venue: London, Nairobi, Dhaka and Bogotá and streamed live online The High-Level Panel, appointed by the UN Secretary General to advise him on the post-2015 agenda, … Continue reading