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Who pays attention to global development goals?
Brookings Institution

Who pays attention to global development goals?

Do United Nations summits matter? Many people have undoubtedly asked themselves that question in recent weeks as media headlines described otherwise unlikely gatherings of world leaders and celebrities linked to the adoption of the new sustainable ... Brookings Institution, 16 hours ago

Gidado Shuaib: Role of youths as SDGs replace MDGs

The Millennium Development Goals MDGs were a development agenda officially launched following the Millennium Summit of the United Nations in 2000 They have essentially now been replaced by the Sustainable Development SDGs which is tied to the Rio20 ...
 Uncova1 day ago Moving from MDGs to SDGs  The Guardian Nigeria3 days ago
Daily Nation

WARAH: Why the new development goals may not fare much better than the MDGs

By RASNA WARAH More by In 2000, United Nations member states committed themselves to halving the number of people who live in extreme poverty, achieving universal primary education, promoting gender equality, reducing child and maternal mortality, ...
 Daily Nation5 days ago Why the new development goals may not fare much better than the MDGs  Daily Nation5 days ago Mozambique met significant part of Millenium Goals  Club of Mozambique1 week ago | Achievements of MDGs uneven - Zuma  News241 week ago

Corruption charges dampen launch of new UN global goals

NEW YORK — Just weeks after the inauguration of the United Nations new Sustainable Development Goals, new corruption allegations have dampened the launch of these 17 initiatives that aim to transform our planet. UN official John Ashe, who ...
 GlobalPost1 day ago Ban ki-Moon lauds Adesina, AfDB's President at UN General Assembly  BusinessTodayNG.com5 days ago The global agenda for sustainable development: tasks for the EU states  The Baltic Course1 week ago Justine Greening On Putting Women's Rights At The Heart Of The UN's Global Goals  Huffington Post UK1 week ago
Financial Express Bangladesh

Trade multilateralism is still our best bet

World leaders met last week in New York to launch the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) global agenda for development. Even as they celebrated the success of UN's multilateralism, hailing the success of the Millennium Development Goals (MDG) ...
 Financial Express Bangladesh3 days ago Global Goals Put Women at Heart of Poverty Battle  Womens Enews1 week ago The Global Goals: Economic transformation in an interconnected world  World Bank2 weeks ago Sustainable Development Goals: What you need to know  OpenCanada.org2 weeks ago

Despite Considerable Progress, India Will Miss Millennium Development Goal Targets

The Millennium Development Goals (MDG) were framed to address the world's major development challenges with health and its related areas as the prime focus. Despite having achieved considerable progress in reducing infant and under-five mortality ...
 MedIndia2 weeks ago

Infant and Maternal Mortality: How is the world doing on these Millennium Development Goals?

The two maps, above, show the change in Under-five Mortality Rate and the change in Maternal Mortality Ratio during the time period 1990 to 2013 across the world. According to World Health Organisation, between 1990 and 2013 globally, under-five mortality rates declined by 49 per cent (the target is 67 per cent reduction by 2015) and maternal mortality ratios declined by 45% (the target is 75% reduction by 2015). Under-five Mortality Rate (U5MR) Under-five mortality rate ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Focus on Private Sector: Competition can deliver SDGs

Last month, world leaders gathered at a summit in New York, United States, to launch the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), successors to the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). Ive covered the MDGs since 2008, focusing on the private sector's ...
 SciDev.net14 hours ago The SDGs, business, and the development challenge  Brookings Institution1 week ago FAO sets zero hunger agenda, achievable 2030  Daily Times Nigeria1 week ago Can the SDGs be achieved by 2030?  Overseas Development Institute1 week ago
Ghana Broadcasting Corporation

Upper West ranked poorest region in Ghana

at 9:36am Despite strides attained by government in halving poverty per the Millennium Development Goals, poverty levels in the country are still high especially in the three regions of the North. Statistics from the Second Ghana Poverty Mapping ...
 Ghana Broadcasting Corporation17 hours ago Colombia halved poverty levels over past decade: UN  Colombia Reports1 week ago UN poverty reduction goals foster upward social migration  Vietnamese Investment Review1 week ago UN approves new poverty targets  BBC2 weeks ago

Africa: Family Planning and Mobile Apps Boost Africa's Health

By Dr Githinji Gitahi: As the world meets in New York to close the door on the Millennium Development Goals and open another on Sustainable Development Goals, Africa also needs to examine herself and her role as the main beneficiary of this global ...
 ICTAfrica.info4 days ago George W. Bush: Better Health Care in Africa Must Go Beyond HIV  Time1 day ago Africa: Five Steps Towards Accelerating Africa's Progress  Afropages.fr4 days ago Letter from Africa: Why Africa needs the United Nations  BBC1 week ago
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