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World Business and Development Awards

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Established by the International Chamber of Commerce in 2000, the biennial World Business and Development Awards (WBDA) are the first worldwide business awards to recognize the crucial role of the private sector, large and small, in implementing the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).

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Jeffrey Sachs Shares on a Panel for the New UN and Business Website During the World Economic Forum

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A special panel focused on business & United Nations partnerships was held during the 2010 World Economic Forum.

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Business for Development: Business solutions in support of the Millennium Development Goals

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Business for Development: Business solutions in support of the Millennium Development Goals, a report by the World Business Council for Sustainable Development, stresses the key role that business plays in creating opportunities for empowerment and development. It provides a host of examples of...

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Millennium Development Goals Report 2008

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Millennium Development Goals Report 2008 is a report based on a master set of data that has been compiled by an Inter-Agency and Expert Group on MDG Indicators led by the Department of Economic and Social Affairs of the United Nations Secretariat, in response to the wishes of the General Assembly...

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WTO Director-General Mike Moore calls for increased trade liberalisation to help finance development

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WTO Director-General Mike Moore calls for increased trade liberalisation to help finance development, a news article, reports that the then WTO Director-General Mike Moore said trade liberalisation can make a huge contribution to the generation of resources for the financing of development. But Mr...

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Sustainable Resources 2004 An International Forum Connecting People with Hands-on Solutions to World Poverty September 27 - October 5 Boulder, Colorado

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The Sustainable Resources 2004 conference provided a platform of exchange where poverty issues faced by the developing world could be addressed globally and solved locally. The programme of the conference was designed around the UN Millennium Development Goals. The event aimed to provide...

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Millennium Development Goal 8: Delivering on the Global Partnership for Achieving the MDGs

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Millennium Development Goal 8: Delivering on the Global Partnership for Achieving the MDGs, a report of the MDG Gap Task Force, was prepared for improving the monitoring of MDG-8. More than 20 UN agencies are represented in the Task Force, including the World Bank and the IMF, as well as the OECD...

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Global Map of Water Accessibility

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This map draws on the Millennium Development Goal (MDG) drinking water and sanitation target data. The map features 162 countries and each is coloured a different shade to indicate country status in relation to the other nations featured.

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Trade, Aid or Traid? Getting it right with the private sector - May, 2008

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We are regularly being asked to broaden Global Hand's services. While retaining our traditional 'matching' activity, many have enquired if Global Hand can support the wider engagement between for-profit and non-profit entities in today's landscape of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and...