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#Millennium Development Goals

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

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

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

Feb 8th 2015, 12:00 PM 637 Views 31 Comments

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
# Development
# Development

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

Jan 15th 2015, 8:00 AM 177 Views 14 Comments

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
# Infectious Diseases
# Infectious Diseases

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

Oct 1st 2014, 7:20 AM 3,370 Views 1 Comment

‘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
# Sustainable Development
# Sustainable Development

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

Jul 7th 2014, 1:00 PM 29 Views 36 Comments

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
# Women And Girls
# Women And Girls

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

Mar 10th 2014, 1:00 PM 150 Views 82 Comments

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
# Opinion
# Opinion

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

Oct 16th 2013, 1:00 PM 43 Views 21 Comments

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
# Opinion
# Opinion

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

Sep 25th 2013, 7:00 AM 18 Views 37 Comments

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
# Progress
# Progress

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

Sep 24th 2013, 7:15 AM 4,876 Views 5 Comments

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
# Opinion
# Opinion

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

Jun 16th 2013, 12:00 PM 29 Views 24 Comments

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
# Opinion
# Opinion

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

May 8th 2013, 7:30 PM 65 Views 54 Comments

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
# Bill Gates
# Bill Gates

Tánaiste to meet Bill Gates in Dublin today

Jan 23rd 2013, 7:56 AM 3,746 Views 20 Comments

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
# Global Poverty
# Global Poverty

Percentage living below the poverty line falls globally

Jul 4th 2012, 7:15 AM 2,115 Views 2 Comments

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
# Advocacy
# Advocacy

Bono's advocacy organisation sends expensive gifts to journalists

Sep 21st 2010, 7:51 PM 384 Views 0 Comments

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

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

World leaders discuss development goals
# Development
# Development

World leaders discuss development goals

Sep 20th 2010, 8:21 PM 86 Views 0 Comments

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