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Saturday, 9 July 2011

UN Chief launches 2011 MDGs Report in Geneva

UN Chief launches 2011 MDGs Report in Geneva

Palais des Nations, Geneva, 7 July 2011 - On his first visit to Geneva after being re-elected, UN Secretary-General of the United Nations for a second consecutive term, Ban Ki-moon, visited Geneva's UN office to launch the 2011 Millennium Development Goals Report which he said, paints a mixed picture. On the hand he explained, the MDGs have made a tremendous difference from raising awareness to lifting hundreds of millions of the world's poorest from poverty, given more access to education, better health care and improved access to clean drinking water.

2011 ECOSOC High-Level segment website: http://www.un.org/en/ecosoc/julyhls/index11.shtml

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