The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) are more than just a mouthful. They're 8 poverty-fighting goals-agreed to by more than 180 nations-that if achieved by their 2015 deadline, would save lives and provide economic opportunity for millions in the world's poorest countries. They would help mothers deliver healthy babies, allow all boys and girls to go to school and ensure that women don't have to walk hours to fetch water for their families.
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="600"] ONE members Billy, Mark and Francesca delivering our Open for Development campaign to the home of UK Prime Minister David Cameron. Photo: ONE[/caption]This morning we delivered over 135,000 petition signatures for our Open for Development campaign to 10 Downing Street, home ... More
Last Friday marked 1,000 days until we reach the end of the UN Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) - and to celebrate, the UN Foundation launched Momentum1000, a global digital rally to raise awareness and spark action around the MDGs.ONE joined the event by hosting a Twitter chat with ONE ... More
In 1000 days from now, the Millennium Development Goals will run out. When world leaders set these eight big challenges back in 2000, there was a huge amount of work to do. Halving extreme poverty, giving every child an education, and reversing the spread of HIV/AIDS were just a ... More
Back in 2000, the world made a promise to itself. It set out eight Millennium Development Goals, which if met, would significantly reduce global poverty and disease by 2015. On Friday we will enter the final sprint to the finish line, with 1000 days to go until the 2015 deadline ... More
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="600"] ONE Africa Director Dr Sipho Moyo (third from left) with every African member of the High Level Panel at their recent meeting in Bali. Photo: ONE[/caption]Last week, ONE’s team on the ground in Bali continued to lobby the members of the ... More
This Friday will mark 1000 days until we reach the end of the Millenium Development Goals (MDGs). Our friends at the UN Foundation have launched Momentum1000, a global digital rally on 5 April to raise awareness and spark action around the MDGs.For 1000 minutes, individuals and organisations from around ... More
The UN has announced that Prime Minister David Cameron, President of Liberia Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and President of Indonesia Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono will co-chair a UN High Level Panel to advise the United Nations on global development beyond 2015.