UN and British Government launch business push for MDGs

A dozen international companies announced concrete initiatives to apply business expertise to tackle poverty at an event hosted in London today by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the British Government.

UN System Staff College allows better delivery of results, says Ban Ki-moon

The United Nations System Staff College contributes to efforts by the Organization to unify its activities to more efficiently help the world’s people, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said in New York today.

Partnering with private sector crucial to achieving MDGs – Assembly President

Closer partnerships with the private sector are essential to making headway in the race to achieve the eight anti-poverty targets world leaders pledged to achieve by 2015, known as the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), the President of the United Nations General Assembly told a major private sector event in London today.