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  • Title: End Poverty 2015 | We are the generation that can end poverty
    Descriptive info: .. End Poverty 2015.. We are the generation that can end poverty.. Main menu.. Skip to primary content.. Skip to secondary content.. About Us.. Regions.. Press.. Contact us.. Facebook.. Youtube.. Flickr.. Twitter.. RSS.. Resources.. Citizen Action.. MDG Success Stories.. Ongoing Work.. Search.. Big Strides on Millennium Development Goals with More Targets Achievable by 2015: UN Report.. With some of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) already met, more targets are within reach by the 2015 target date, while challenges to achieving others must be urgently addressed, according to a new report launched.. Continue reading.. Video: Rwandan Youth speaks out for their priorities for a better world.. The efforts in establishing the global conversation on the Post-2015 agenda are gaining increasing strength, specifically from the enthusiasm and positive efforts of young Rwandans.. This video showcases the national consultations that took place in.. MDG Campaign Y tu Sin Enterarte Awarded in El Sol, the international Latin American Advertising Awards.. From June 6th to July 9th 2012, the UN Millennium Campaign run an online campaign in Spain called  ...   universal agenda to eradicate extreme.. Reflections on Priorities for the Post-2015 Development Agenda: the African Narrative.. In February 2013, the UN Millennium Campaign in Africa held two meetings with various partners in the region in preparation of the UNDP Governance Division Global Thematic Consultation on Governance and Post 2015 Development to be held.. End Hunger.. Universal.. Education.. Gender Equity.. Child Health.. Maternal Health.. Combat HIV/AIDS.. Environmental Sustainability.. Global Partnership.. Campaigns and Updates.. Jul 01.. Big Strides on Millennium Development Goals with More Targets Achievable by 2015: UN Report.. more.. May 30.. High Level Panel Releases Recommendations for World´s Next Development Agenda.. view all.. Multimedia.. MORE MULTIMEDIA CONTENT.. News.. JOIN MORE THAN 80.. 000 ACTIVISTS ON FACEBOOK.. UNMC supports and inspires people around the world to take action in support of the MDGs.. This work is licensed under a.. Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial 3.. 0 United States License.. NOTE:.. Some content such as images and news articles may have a copyright associated that supercedes the Creative Commons license.. Contact the UN Millennium Campaign with any questions..

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  • Title: About | End Poverty 2015
    Descriptive info: About.. The UN Millennium Campaign was established by the UN Secretary General Kofi Annan in 2002 in order to support citizen participation in the achieving the Millennium Development Goals, adopted by 189 world leaders from rich and poor countries, as part of the Millennium Declaration which was signed in 2000.. Since 2002 we have worked with UN partners and key global constituencies, such as civil society, parliamentarians, faith groups and youth to inspire people from around the world to take action for the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals by 2015.. Now the Campaign advocates for increased efforts to effectively promote greater support for the MDGs, as it is more critical than ever  ...   Millennium Campaign is engaged in the post-2015 process.. The UN Millennium Campaign is based in New York, with teams working in Africa, Asia and Europe.. UN MILLENNIUM CAMPAIGN – Global.. 220 East 42nd Street.. 21st Floor.. New York, NY 10017.. Corinne Woods, Director.. Africa Regional Office.. Ground Floor, Block N.. UN Complex.. Gigiri, Nairobi, Kenya.. Charles Abugre Akelyira, Deputy Director.. Asia Regional Office.. UN Millennium Campaign.. 3rd Floor.. Service Building, United Nations.. Rajadamnern Nok Ave.. Bangkok, Thailand 10200.. Minar Pimple, Deputy Director.. Europe Regional Office.. Building B – 354.. Via delle Terme di Caracalla, 1.. 00153 Rome, Italy.. Marina Ponti, Deputy Director.. For more information on UNMC s activities read our.. 2011 Annual Report..

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  • Title: Regions | End Poverty 2015
    Descriptive info: The effort to achieve the Millennium Development Goals spans the world with the support of organizations and individuals throughout civil society, faith communities, trade unions, local authorities, and more.. Join the campaign in your region click on one of the links to the right to find out what the campaign is doing, who they are working with and how you can get involved.. Africa.. Asia.. Europe..

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  • Title: Press | End Poverty 2015
    Descriptive info: The Millennium Development Goals offer a cross-cutting framework for reporting on issues of poverty, development, health, education, the environment, aid, trade and debt relief.. As a campaign supporting citizens’ efforts to hold their governments accountable for achieving the Goals, the UN Millennium Campaign can offer journalists perspectives from Africa, Asia, Europe and North America on:.. Progress on the Millennium Development Goals, including the actions governments in both rich and poor countries must take in order to deliver on their promises.. Actions taken by citizens and civil society to hold governments accountable for delivering on their commitments to meet the Goals.. How major global developments (such as the economic crisis) will impact the world’s poor and the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals.. Outcomes of international meetings,  ...   to a diverse range of people around the globe and provide grassroots, personal stories about people’s lives around the world in the presence and absence of the Millennium Development Goals.. For further information contact:.. info@endpoverty2015.. org.. Press releases.. Publications.. Media Coverage.. Media Contacts.. Global Office.. Contact:.. Anand Kantaria.. Email:.. anand.. kantaria(at)undp.. Address:.. New York 10017, NY, U.. S.. A.. Website.. www.. endpoverty2015.. Nardos Hagos.. Nardos.. Hagos(at)undp.. UN Millennium Campaign, Africa Regional Office Block N, Ground Floor UN Complex Gigiri, Nairobi, Kenya.. Telephone:.. +254 (0) 20 7625670.. Asia the Pacific.. MInar Pimple.. Minar.. Pimple(at)undp.. UN Millennium Campaign Asia and the Pacific Regional Office United Nations Building c/o UNDP APRC, Rajadamnern Nok Avenue, Bangkok 10200, Thailand.. +66 (0) 2304 9100 ext 2806, 2867.. Fax:.. +66 (0) 2280 2700..

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  • Title: Contact us | End Poverty 2015
    Descriptive info: Use the form below to Contact the Millennium Campaign.. Your Name (required).. Your Email (required).. Subject.. Your Message.. Contact.. Webmaster.. Info(at)undp..

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  • Title: Resources | End Poverty 2015
    Descriptive info: Below is a large collection of Millennium Development Goal Resources.. This is a wide ranging collection from basic information pamphlets, toolkits, children s resources and many other items.. You can search by language, a specific MDG or a specific resource type.. English.. French.. Spanish.. Upload your files..

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  • Title: Citizen Action | End Poverty 2015
    Descriptive info: Step One.. Citizens check on.. local government’s.. service delivery.. Step Two.. Problems and.. delays in delivery.. can be reported.. Step Three.. Civil Society.. holds governments.. accountable and.. improve lifes.. In many countries around the world citizens struggle to have their voice heard.. This even occurs at the most basic level of service delivery, including water, sanitation, education and other basic human services.. However, new technologies and innovations have allowed interventions in these scenarios to be much easier.. Using web platforms and simple SMS cell phone technologies the United Nations Millennium Campaign has set up a series of Citizen Feedback Initiatives around the World.. These new programs allow for ordinary citizens to directly connect with local and national officials and demand that basic services be provided to them and their communities.. This program is now being piloted in India, Philippines and Kenya and more programs will be developed in the future.. Kenya.. India.. Philippines.. Reports.. May 16.. ‘MY World’ Survey – First Results – Over 600,000 Citizens Tell the United Nations their Priorities.. Over 600,000 citizens from 194 countries have already voted for the issues that would make the most difference to their lives, providing, for the first time ever, real-time and real-world intelligence on what people think.. Aug 12.. Tingog 2015: Citizens’ Feedback for Promoting Governance Accountability and Service Delivery in the Philippines.. Why Citizens’ Feedback? Significant gains have been achieved on the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), a set of eight time-bound goals on poverty, education, gender equality, health and environment.. However, much more still needs to be.. Aug 06.. Samadhan: Citizen Voices for Accountable Governance and Service Delivery.. Why SAMADHAN? There are less than four years left for the world to achieve the Millennium Development Goals – a series of ambitious commitments that countries made across the globe to reduce poverty, eliminate  ...   was founded in 1953.. The school has a population of 2193 pupils and 28 teachers.. The first sponsors to the school were returning Sudanese soldiers who had fought in the first.. The Anti-Counterfeit Court Case.. The Kenyan constitution guarantees the right to a life, right to health care services, adequate housing, food, clean and safe water, education, and social security.. Central to the constitution is devolution of resources which guarantees.. Samadhan Impact: Regularising hours and timings of village nutrition centre staff – Integrated Child Development Scheme.. 35-year-old Laxman Saunta and his wife, Daimoti, live in Kathapada village in Koraput District.. They have a 7-year-old boy, Durhaya and a 4-year-old girl, Saita.. Both husband and wife work as daily wage earners to.. Samadhan Impact: Setting up a Primary School.. 35-year-old Sibaram Bandhia lives in the Bandhia Guda village of Koraput District.. The village has 56 households with a population of 267.. About 43 are children in the age group of 6 to 14 years.. Samadhan Impact: Allotment of Financial Assistance under Housing Scheme Indira Awas Yojna.. 31-year-old Arath Takri lives happily with his wife, Sunita, in Tayaput village, Laxmipur Block of Koraput District.. During the Palli Sabha (village meeting), his name was selected as one of the beneficiaries of the Indira.. May 19.. Payment of Wages Under Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MNEREGA).. Koraput District Orissa, India Sadan Krishani a 29-year-old daily labourer lives with his wife and son in Chakarliguda village in Koraput, a tribal-populated remote district in the central Indian state of Orissa, where.. Nov 03.. Indians Use Cell Phones to Plug Holes in Governance.. This article from the Washington Post describes an exciting new program being conducted in two Indian districts in which citizens can connect directly with government officials to report problems via cell phones.. LONDHIYA, INDIA —..

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  • Title: MDG Success Stories | End Poverty 2015
    Descriptive info: In the past 12 years we have seen great strides towards achieving the MDGs.. However, there is still much to be done.. Below is a series of MDG Success Stories, meant to inspire and renew hope that we can end poverty in our lifetime.. Oct 06.. 5000 Families in Kenya Protect Their Crops.. FAO, taking advantage of the rainy season, has helped build more reservoirs for vulnerable farmers rural Kenya to conserve water and to irrigate their crops.. Support to agriculture and rural development is essential to ensure.. Kulanayake K.. Laith Holds A Position of Responsibility in Government.. Sri Lanka, together with UNDP, has undertaken a leadership training program for women.. 23 of the 30 participants have managed to hold office in local government.. And while 80.. 8% of countries and include policies on.. Turab Family Yano Have to Walk 4 Hours to Get Drinking Water.. Sudan, with UNDP support, has built a dam in Kordofan state that benefits more than 10.. 000 people in the region.. Initiatives like this have assured that today, 89% of the population worldwide (6.. 1 billion people).. We Have Improved Nutrition Education in the Philippines.. The Philippines, together with the National Nutrition Council and the MDG Fund, has launched a program to improve breastfeeding and nutrition of children under two years.. Improved nutrition education has been one of the key.. School Enrollment Has Increased by 99.. 6% in Tanzania and You are Also Responsible.. The Tanzanian government has made great progress in education achieving a 99.. 6% enrollment in primary education, eliminating school fees and building schools  ...   for women between 15 and 49 years, in 102 districts of the country.. By this measure, in 2009 there were no.. Yamba and Her Husband Receive Credit to Start Their Own Business.. In Mongolia, the country s government with support from other agencies, such as UNDP has launched a microfinance program for entrepreneurs without resources.. So far 85,000 have been granted loans, which has led to significant economic.. Aug 01.. Audio Gallery of MDG Success Stories From UNMC Spanish Campaign.. The UN Millennium Campaign teams up with RNE the Spanish National Radio Station- to talk the progress made towards the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals.. Listen to the following five broadcasts aired at.. MDG 1: Eradicate Extreme Poverty and Hunger.. MDG 2: Achieve Universal Primary Education.. MDG 3: Promote Gender Equity.. MDG 4: Reduce Infant Mortality.. MDG 5: Improve Maternal Health.. MDG 6: Combat HIV/AIDS and Other Diseases.. MDG 7: Ensure Environmental Sustainability.. MDG 8: Global Partnership.. Explanation of success story.. For the first time since records on poverty began, the number of people living in extreme poverty has fallen in every developing region, including sub-Saharan Africa.. Preliminary estimates indicate that the proportion of people living on less than $1.. 25 per day fell in 2010 to less than half the 1990 rate and during the same period over two billion people gained access to improved drinking water sources.. The share of slum dwellers in urban areas declined from 39 per cent in 2000 to 33 per cent in 2012, improving the lives of at least 100 million people (UN DESA).. Our Partners..

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  • Title: Ongoing Work | End Poverty 2015
    Descriptive info: 2012 has been a busy year for the United Nations Millennium Campaign and the development field as a whole.. In June the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development took place as the world continues to look towards a more sustainable future.. UNMC has been working year round to look at the effect and possibilities for parliamentarians to have great influence over the poverty agenda and the Millennium Development Goals.. Furthermore, UNMC along with a wide array of partners within the United Nations as well as outside stakeholders are beginning seriously look at the post-2015 agenda, a chance to make one final push for the MDGs, learn from them  ...   Nations Millennium Campaign, along with many partners within the United Nations as well as Civil Society Stakeholders are now looking at prospects for the Post-2015 agenda.. As we look towards the year 2015,.. MDG Advocacy.. It is more critical now than ever that the Millennium Development Goals remain in the political and public spotlight.. Since 2002 the UN Millennium Campaign has been advocating with key UN partners and constituents outside.. Parliamentarian Work.. All over the World Parliamentarians play a key role in teh achievement of the Millennium Development Goals.. Parliamentarians can help shape a consensus and must invest greater efforts in reinforcing accountability, both in their oversight function..

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  • Title: Big Strides on Millennium Development Goals with More Targets Achievable by 2015: UN Report | End Poverty 2015
    Descriptive info: back.. With some of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) already met, more targets are within reach by the 2015 target date, while challenges to achieving others must be urgently addressed, according to a new report launched today by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.. Based on comprehensive official statistics, The.. Millennium Development Goals Report 2013.. shows that the combined actions of national governments, the international community, civil society and the private sector are making the achievement of the.. MDGs a reality.. “The Millennium Development Goals have been the most successful global anti-poverty push in history,” Mr.. Ban said.. “The MDGs have proven that focused global development objectives can make a profound difference.. ” The eight goals were agreed by all countries as an outgrowth of the UN Millennium Summit in 2000.. With millions of people’s lives improved by already meeting targets on reducing poverty, increasing access to safe water, improving the lives of slum dwellers and achieving gender parity in primary schools, the report says remarkable progress in other areas means more MDGs targets can be achieved by 2015.. Millions of lives saved.. According to the.. report.. , big gains have been made in health.. Between 2000 and 2010, mortality rates from malaria fell by more than 25 per cent globally, and an estimated 1.. 1 million deaths were averted.. Death rates from tuberculosis at the global level.. and in several regions could be halved by 2015, compared to 1990 levels.. Between 1995 and 2011, a cumulative total of 51 million tuberculosis patients were successfully treated, saving 20 million lives.. The.. notes that while new HIV infections are declining, an estimated 34 million people were living with HIV in 2011.. At the end of 2011, 8 million people were receiving antiretroviral therapy for HIV or AIDS in developing regions, and the MDG.. target of universal access to antiretroviral therapy remains reachable by 2015 if current trends continue, the report states.. The target of halving the percentage of people suffering from hunger by 2015 is within reach, the report says.. The proportion of undernourished people worldwide decreased from 23 per cent in 1990-1992 to 15 per cent in 2010-2012.. Accelerated action needed.. Worldwide, the mortality rate for children under five dropped by 41 per cent – from 87 deaths per 1,000 live births in 1990  ...   towards the eight MDGs has been uneven not only among regions and countries, but also between population groups within countries.. People living in poverty or in rural areas remain at an unfair disadvantage.. In 2011, only 53 per cent of births in rural areas were attended by skilled health personnel, versus 84 per cent in urban areas.. Eighty-three per cent of the population without access to an improved drinking water source live in rural communities.. Aid money falling to the poorest countries.. Achievement of the Goals is affected by less aid money overall, with the poorest countries most adversely affected, the report notes.. In 2012, net aid disbursements from developed to developing countries totalled $126 billion.. This represents a 4 per cent drop in real terms compared to 2011, which was 2 per cent below 2010 levels.. The decline affected least developed countries the most.. In 2012, bilateral official development assistance to these countries fell by 13 per cent, to about $26 billion.. However, the report shows that lower debt burdens and improved access to trade are benefiting developing countries.. MDGs and the post-2015 development agenda.. The United Nations is working with governments, civil society and other partners to build on the momentum generated by the MDGs, to craft an ambitious, yet realistic, agenda for the period after the MDG target date at the end of 2015.. The report says a successful conclusion to the MDGs will be an important building block for a successor development agenda, and that volumes of experience and lessons learned from the MDGs will benefit prospects for continued progress.. “Through accelerated action, the world can achieve the MDGs and generate momentum for an ambitious and inspiring post-2015 development framework,” Mr.. “Now is the time to step up our efforts to build a more just, secure and sustainable future for all.. ”.. The Millennium Development Goals Report.. , an annual assessment of global and regional progress towards the Goals, reflects the most comprehensive, up-to-date data compiled by over 27 UN and international agencies and is produced by the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs.. A complete set of the data used to prepare the report is available at mdgs.. un.. This entry was posted in.. ,.. Arab Region.. Latin America Carribbean.. Millennium Development Goals.. North America.. Oceania.. Updates..

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  • Title: Video: Rwandan Youth speaks out for their priorities for a better world | End Poverty 2015
    Descriptive info: This video showcases the national consultations that took place in May 2013 in Rwanda, and the roll out of MY World, the United Nations Global survey for a better World, as an example of the national process which has been organized in 87 countries.. “.. People across the world have mobilized for the Millennium Developemnt Goals, the most successful anti-poverty push in history.. Now we must finish the job and tackle a new generation of development challenges.. ,” said Secretary-General of the United Nations, Ban Ki-moon.. Campaigns.. Ongoing work..

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