MDG momentum – Post 2015

Providing key information for MDG momentum UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon called for an end to the unfinished business of the Millennium Development Goals while speaking at a high-level event convened by the MDG Advocacy Group on 25 September. Organized by UN DESA in collaboration with a number of partners, the event featured the launch of a new publication as well as a data tool visualizing 14 years’ worth of MDG data from UN DESA’s Statistics Division. Gathering 300 global leaders, … [Read more...]

The Millennium Development Goals Report 2011

MDG Report 2011 released - NEW! The Millennium Development Goals Report 2011 was launched in Geneva by the Secretary-General on 7 July 2011. The report, which presents the yearly assessment of global progress towards the MDGs, shows that although significant strides have been made, reaching all the MDGs by 2015 remains challenging because progress has failed to reach the most vulnerable. The report indicates what is required to ensure continued progress.(Press materials) The report is … [Read more...]

UN Women’s Bachelet Outlines New Peacebuilding Initiative

    UN Women’s Bachelet Outlines New Peacebuilding Initiative     Women Executive Director Michelle Bachelet today announced a new initiative to boost women’s roles in conflict resolution. In an address at the Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute, she described how UN Women will create an international roster of gender experts who can be rapidly deployed to work on issues such as constitutional law, electoral and party law, and legal aid, all of which are critical to post-conflict … [Read more...]

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