MDGs

MDGs Report launch: Lessons from Millennium Development Goals ‘springboard’ for future UN agenda

The United Nations Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), which galvanized the world to produce the most successful anti-poverty movement in history, helped lift more than one billion people out of extreme poverty, made inroads against hunger and enabled more girls to attend school than ever before. However, despite remarkable gains, it will take more to ensure […]

6 July 2015|News for Youth, News Stories|

Secretary-General’s Remarks to ECOSOC High-Level Segment and Global Launch of the 2015 MDG Report

Your Excellency Ms. Erna Solberg, Prime Minister of Norway, Your Excellency Mr. Paul Kagame, President of Rwanda, Your Excellency, Ambassador Sam Kutesa, President of the General Assembly, Mr. Jan Eliasson, Deputy Secretary-General, Honourable Ministers,
Excellencies, Distinguished guests, Ladies and Gentlemen,

It is a great pleasure to join you via video conference for this important session of ECOSOC […]

6 July 2015|Speeches on Youth|

Youth speaking out about the future they want during UN High-level political forum on sustainable development

7 July 2014|News Stories|

“Four cheers for the UN” — Jeff Sachs’s blog post on recent successes of the United Nations

4 October 2013|Blog|

World Leaders Agree on 2015 Summit Ambition, UN Secretary-General Emphasizes Women and Young People

25 September 2013|News for Youth, News Stories|

Despite Impressive Progress, “Getting to Zero” Require Renewed Focus and Additional Resources

25 September 2013|News for Youth, News Stories|

Empowering Youth through Volunteerism

4 September 2013|News for Youth, News Stories|