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From MDGs to SDGs: Stepping into the World We Want

In Africa, there is a common phrase that says, “When the drummers change their beat, the dancers must change their steps.” In September, the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are set to be adopted by Heads of States at the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA). 799 more words

Gender Equality

Look closer at this collage of flags. You may just find a familiar face

You might know artist Liu Bolin by his outline. He paints himself to disappear into backgrounds, becoming a ghost-like presence in his images. (Watch his TED Talk, “ 376 more words

Global Issues

The Magical Hunger Numbers

… or how to attain UN millennium goals without reducing hunger

by Helena Robling

If you follow the news on international development, you know that we are in the midst of some exciting times right now. 1,295 more words


About the Education of Girls

“The education of girls is to become a ‘cornerstone’ of development in Liberia.” Her Excellency Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, President of the Republic of Liberia

With 121 million boys and girls out of school in the world, why focus on educating girls? 395 more words

New data cast light on poor hygiene

This week is World Water Week. Each year, leaders and experts meet in Stockholm to discuss global challenges relating to water. This year the conference celebrates its 25th year, with a specific focus is on water for development. 790 more words


A deep dive into the Millennium Development Goals Report

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>>Authored by Sabina Rogers, Communications and Relationships Manager

The United Nation’s (U.N.) Inter-Agency and Expert Group on MDG Indicators recently issued the latest assessment of progress towards the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) in a 75-page report. 451 more words