Frank Williams, World Vision International New York City director and United Nations representative, shares why World Vision is participating in the United Nations General Assembly, which begins this week, and the importance of having a voice there. Viewed from U.N. headquarters in New York, where a new Global Development Agenda is being adopted this … Read More
The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), eight goals set by world leaders in 2000 to halve global poverty, come to an end this year with a 2015 deadline. Just setting the MDGs was a monumental step in the fight against extreme poverty. Today is the launch of Action 2015, a global grassroots campaign united in the common belief that the decisions taken in 2015 are critical for our future. We want to make a noise that world leaders can’t ignore. Click through to see how you can join us and our 15 musts for fighting global poverty in the next 15 years.
Yesterday, Beyond 5 was in New York for the United Nations General Assembly. In the year 2000, the United Nations set 8 goals for helping to eliminate extreme poverty. Collectively, these are the Millenium Development Goals (MDGs) and the deadline for achieving them is 2015. Progress has been made in achieving these goals, but more … Read More