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Wednesday, 3 April 2013

1,000 days to the deadline of achieving the MDGs

UN Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) page this week as we mark 1,000 days to the deadline of achieving the MDGs -- an unprecedented 15-year effort to meet the needs of the world’s poorest. 

SG: 1000 Days for MDGs from United Nations

Watch Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon's special "MDGs Momentum" video message


 Read the UN Chronicle Magazine special issue on the Global Partnership for Development, with articles by various contributors.

Goal 1: Eradicate extreme poverty and hunger
Goal 2: Achieve universal primary education
Goal 3: Promote gender equality and empower women
Goal 4: Reduce child mortality
Goal 5: Improve maternal health
Goal 6: Combat HIV/AIDS, malaria and other diseases
Goal 7: Ensure environmental sustainability
Goal 8: Develop a Global Partnership for Development

  Photo: Ban Ki-moon discussing how to end poverty with young people in Spain this week.

"A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step, but starting this week we can march a thousand days forward into a new future."

Find out what else Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says about UN Millennium Development Goals momentum.

UN Partners on MDGs

* UNDP - United Nations Development Programme Millennium Campaign
* UNDESA -UN Department of Economic & Social Affairs
* World Bank
* UNICEF-UN Children's Fund
* UNEP - UN Environment Programme
* UNFPA - UN Population Fund
* WHO -World Health Organization
* IMF -International Monetary Fund
* UN- HABITAT - UN Human Settlements Programme
* FAO -Food & Agriculture Organization
* IFAD -International Fund for Agricultural Development
* ILO- International Labour Organization
* ITU -International Telecommunications Union
* UNAIDS -Joint UN Programme on HIV/AIDS
* UNCTAD -UN Conference on Trade and Development
* UNDG -UN Development Group
* UNESCO -UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
* UNHCR -UN Refugee Agency
* UNIFEM -UN Development Fund for Women
* UNOHCHR - Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights
* UNRWA -UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East
* WFP -World Food Programme 
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