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Special Event towards achieving the Millennium Development Goals

25 September 2013



At the 2010 High-Level Plenary Meeting of the General Assembly on the Millennium Development Goals, Member States requested “the President of the General Assembly at its sixty-eight session to organize a special event in 2013 to follow up efforts made towards achieving the Millennium Development Goals” (para. 79 of A/RES/65/1).

On 11 January 2013, the President of the 67th General Assembly, S.E. M. Vuk Jeremić, appointed the Permanent Representatives of Ireland and of the Republic of South Africa to co-facilitate preparation of the 2013 Special Event. The consultations on the modalities and the nature and substance of the outcome document for the meeting envisaged for 25 September are underway.


[All files are in PDF (PDF) format]




For more information on this special event:

· Please visit the MDGs website:

For further information on side events:

· Please contact Ms. Sibel Selcuk (1 (917) 367 5019, selcuk and Ms. Leslie Wade (wade


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