MDGs in Action
Quick facts and success stories
Join the growing global movement of people who are demanding that their government honor their commitments to achieve the MDGs by 2015. Rich or poor, young or old, man or woman, your voice counts.
Join millions worldwide as they Stand Up and Take Action against Poverty and for the Millennium Development Goals. Last year, over 43 million people stood up to demand that world leaders keep their promises to end poverty and inequality . This year, help us break that record and send an even louder message to our governments.
Are you or your community helping change the world for the better? Are you trying to do something about poverty, climate change, child labour or other issues? Have you benefited from the UN's work? Inspire others and share your experience. E-mail your story in 500 words or less and it may be featured on the UN Works site -- an innovative multimedia platform that puts a human face on the work of the UN by exploring global issues through the personal stories of people and their communities.
The Global Call for Action against Poverty is a growing alliance of community groups, women’s and youth organizations, faith groups, trade unions, NGOs and other campaigners working together across more than 100 national platforms, calling for action from the world’s leaders to meet their promises to end poverty and inequality.
Since the adoption of the Millennium Declaration, civil society organizations have strived to contribute and influence the discourse relating to the Millennium Development Goals. Whether critical or optimistic, it is evident that the engagement of civil society organizations has served to enrich the dialogue and debates surrounding the Millennium Development Goals.