Millennium Development Goals

UN Gender Focus: gender equality, SDGs and climate change

Geneva takes diplomatic approach to gender equality

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UN Gender Focus: global goals, HIV and Roma women

Global goals and gender equality: squaring the circle

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Strong global partnership key to meeting new development goals

Global partnerships must be strengthened if the new sustainable development agenda is to be a success.

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No “band-aid” for world’s problems

New development goals agreed by the international community seek to get to the root of the world’s problems rather than just, in the words of a senior UN official, put a band-aid on them.

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Trillions needed for new development agenda

Trillions of dollars may be needed to finance a new global development agenda, a senior UN official has said.

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UN marks first annual International Day of Charity

Donate time or money, volunteer or act with kindness, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon urged people around the world as the United Nations marked the first ever International Day of Charity coinciding with the anniversary of the death of Mother Teresa.

Millennium Development Goals are within reach, but stronger efforts needed – UN report

Thirteen years after the world set the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), countries have made big strides to meet the eight anti-poverty targets by their 2015 deadline, says a United Nations report released today, which stresses that the unmet goals are still within reach, but nations need to step up their efforts to achieve them.