MDG

Development gains must not be lost amid current crises – Migiro

Deputy Secretary-General Asha-Rose Migiro today urged countries to work together to ensure that critical development gains are not lost at a time when the world’s people are facing multiple crises involving food, fuel and finance, all of which threaten global anti-poverty efforts.

To scale up efficiency, UN agencies jointly launch information-sharing initiative

United Nations agencies today joined forces on a new online project to share information and expertise, as part of a broader Organization-wide effort to boost efficiency by eliminating duplicate activities and cutting costs.