Event Type: Launches of major reports
Event Name: Launch of the MDG Report 2012
Event Description: The Secretary-General will launch the 2012 MDG Report at the opening of the annual ECOSOC High-Level segment in New York. The Report points out that three of the eight Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) have been achieved -- three years before the target date of 2015. Meeting the remaining goals, while challenging, remains possible, but only if Governments do not waiver from their commitments made over a decade ago.
UN Sponsor: Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA)
Activities: Lead authors of the Report will brief the media in New York on 28 June under embargo. The report will also be launched in Africa, Asia and Europe. Press materials will be in English only.
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