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

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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

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