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Partnership to help farmers in Africa increase crop yields and hope for the future

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In 2005, Millennium Promise launched with a vision to end extreme poverty in our lifetime. As the leading international nonprofit organization solely committed to supporting the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals, Millennium Promise believes that innovative partnerships and an...

UN-Habitat

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The United Nations Human Settlements Programme, UN-HABITAT, is the United Nations agency for human settlements. It is mandated by the UN General Assembly to promote socially and environmentally sustainable towns and cities with the goal of providing adequate shelter for all. As the focal point...

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UN-Water Global Analysis and Assessment of Sanitation and Drinking-Water (GLAAS)

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GLAAS is a UN-Water initiative implemented by the World Health Organization (WHO)

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Sustainability and Equity - A better future for all

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The 2011 Human Development Report argues that the urgent global challenges of sustainability and equity must be addressed together – and identifies policies on the national and global level that could spur mutually reinforcing progress towards these interlinked goals.

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Millenium Development Goals for 2015

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Inspirational video about the MDGs from 2009. The video provides background information about the global situation in which the MDGs where created.

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2015: MDGs (Millennium Development Goals)

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This video, co-produced by Cortlan McManus of ReBirth Cinema and the United Nations multi-media project, provides background information about the MDGs as well as ideas about how to achieve them. It also depicts the different goals in an easy understandeble fashion.

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KPMG supports Fairtrade Africa

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BRIGHT is KPMG Europe’s first skills-based pro-bono project that supports the Millennium Development Goals. The global financial services group aims to support capacity building in the core areas of finance, risk management, operational excellence, human resources, IT and marketing. During 2011,...

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Baaba Maal Millennium Campaign Advert - SUTA 17th Sept 2010

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This is a video advertising an event at which the Senegalese Entertainer Baba Maal appeared. The event was organised jointly by the UN Country Office in Senegal together with the National Civil Society Consortium to promote MDG Goals 4 and 5.

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Microcredit from Grameen Bank in Bangladesh: Phone ladies

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In partnership with ITU (the United Nations specialized agency for information and communication technologies), the Grameen Bank in Bangladesh has brought mobile phone services to the most isolated villages. Poor rural women now operate small businesses providing public call services to their...

The African World Foundation for Human Development

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The African World Foundation for Human Development is an NGO based in Ghana. The organisation aims to work with partners towards the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals.