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#Millennium Development Goals

# millennium-development-goals - Sunday 8 February, 2015

Column: Can one person make a difference in the world?

Sometimes it’s hard to believe that you can challenge inequality, but the truth is that our choices will either help or hurt others – so which will it be?

# millennium-development-goals - Thursday 15 January, 2015

Column: Meet the Irish man managing global change on behalf of everyone on the planet

Ireland’s ambassador to the UN, David Donoghue, could be one of the most important people of 2015.

# millennium-development-goals - Wednesday 1 October, 2014

Most countries could miss their Milliennium Goals for decreasing child mortality rates

‘Not enough progress has been made,’ researchers say.

# millennium-development-goals - Monday 7 July, 2014

Opinion: An opportunity to rid the world of poverty is on the horizon

A concerted push for global development, the Millennium Development Goals, will wrap up next year. The UN is meeting today to discuss what comes next – inequality and climate change must be on the agenda this time.

# millennium-development-goals - Monday 10 March, 2014

Column: Poverty cannot be eradicated in a world where gender discrimination exists

Gender inequality, discrimination and abuse of girls and women remains a major development challenge, writes Rosamond Bennett.

# millennium-development-goals - Wednesday 16 October, 2013

Column: From farm to fork – healthy people depend on healthy food systems

We produce enough food to feed 9 billion people – more than the world’s entire population. Despite that, millions go hungry because of unsustainable food production, writes Olivier De Schutter.

# millennium-development-goals - Wednesday 25 September, 2013

Column: If we work together, global poverty can be abolished by 2030

The recipe to fight world poverty is working, writes Hans Zomer, who says global levels of extreme poverty have already fallen to half what they were 13 years ago thanks to focused efforts by the international community.

# millennium-development-goals - Tuesday 24 September, 2013

For the first time in history, 9 out of 10 children in the world go to school

World leaders are meeting in New York to talk about how some of the Millennium Development Goals have been met – but others are lagging behind.

# millennium-development-goals - Sunday 16 June, 2013

Column: 3 billion people continue to live in poverty as the G8 summit takes place

As world leaders prepare to meet, the reality of three billion people – 40 per cent of the world’s population – living in extreme poverty will cast a shadow over their photocalls, writes Justin Kilcullen.

# millennium-development-goals - Wednesday 8 May, 2013

Column: There is a troubling disjuncture between politics and civil society

Our political systems have declined to a point where they cannot introduce profound change in the social order – this needs to change in order for society to flourish, writes Niall Crowley.

# millennium-development-goals - Wednesday 23 January, 2013

Tánaiste to meet Bill Gates in Dublin today

They’ll discuss EU budget and size of Emergency Aid Reserve and European Development Fund.

# millennium-development-goals - Wednesday 4 July, 2012

Percentage living below the poverty line falls globally

However, a UN report reveals that a maternal death occurs every ten minutes in India.

# millennium-development-goals - Tuesday 21 September, 2010

Bono's advocacy organisation sends expensive gifts to journalists

ONE Action sent expensive gifts to reporters to highlight… eh, global poverty.

# millennium-development-goals - Monday 20 September, 2010

World leaders discuss development goals

Leaders have gathered at the UN headquarters in New York in a fresh drive to meet the Millennium Development Goals.