Global Goals: Partnership for the Goals

July 31, 2017By WV AdvocacyGlobal Goals No Comments

Goal #17: Revitalize the Global Partnership for Sustainable Development Strengthen the means of implementation and revitalize the global partnership for sustainable development. The final Global Goal, partnership for the goals, ties all the goals together. This goal stands as an important reminder that the success of the Global Goals is dependent on the success of … Read More

Global Goals: Building Community

July 27, 2017By WV AdvocacyGlobal Goals No Comments

Goal #8: DECENT WORK & ECONOMIC GROWTH By Daisy Francis, Senior Researcher and Policy Analyst for World Vision Promote sustained, inclusive, and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment, and decent work for all. In many parts of the world, having a job may not be enough to enable you to escape from poverty.  Slow … Read More

Global Goals: Stewarding God’s Earth

July 24, 2017By WV AdvocacyGlobal Goals No Comments

Goal #7: AFFORDABLE & CLEAN ENERGY By Zoey Wilson, Advocacy Communications Associate for World Vision Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable, and modern energy for all. Affordable and Clean Energy, Global Goal 7, is a push to become better stewards of the earth by using energy more efficiently and finding new and sustainable sources of … Read More

Global Goals: Finding Equality

July 20, 2017By WV AdvocacyGlobal Goals No Comments

Goal #4: QUALITY EDUCATION By Jessica Bousquette, Policy Advisor for Child Protection for World Vision and Shannon Sowell, formerly Senior Project Coordinator for World Vision Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all. Education is power, a key to unlocking doors to a future that is otherwise out of reach. … Read More

Global Goals: Meeting Physical Needs

July 17, 2017By WV AdvocacyGlobal Goals 3 Comments

Goal #1: NO POVERTY By Amanda Mootz, Advocacy Mobilization Specialist for World Vision End poverty in all its forms everywhere. In a rural Kenyan village in June 2016, I met John and Grace, a couple who had to bury two of their children just after their first birthdays because of malnutrition. Malnutrition sounds so clinical. … Read More

Contributing a Voice to Reach the Most in Need

September 25, 2015By Guest AuthorGlobal Goals No Comments

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 week … Read More

To Fight Global Poverty #Action2015

January 15, 2015By WV AdvocacyGlobal Goals 3 Comments

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.

New York, New York

September 26, 2013By WV AdvocacyGlobal Goals No Comments

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