August 18, 2014 marks the 500-day milestone until the target date to achieve the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), 8 goals established by the United Nations and governments around the world to tackle some of the world’s biggest problems.
Join in around the world to raise awareness of the progress made through the MDGs and rally to continue the momentum! Social media events will be taking place on Twitter, Facebook, Google+ and more for a 24-hour period on the 18th. Check out the schedule here.
ONE and (RED) are teaming up together on this special day to tell the story of MDG 6, the fight against HIV/AIDS, malaria and preventable disease.
August 18, 2PM ET: TWITTER EVENT
On Twitter, we’ll be sharing the most important milestones and progress on MDG6 since 2000, when the MDGs were first created. Retweet incredible success stories and facts from ONE and (RED).
August 18, 3:30PM ET: FACEBOOK EVENT
On Facebook, we’re hosting a chat with ONE Global Health Policy Director Erin Hohlfelder. She’ll answer any questions you have about HIV/AIDS, malaria and preventable disease. Ask her questions about:
- Where we stand in eradicating HIV/AIDS
- What the biggest progress on MDG 6 has been in the past 15 years
- How YOU can help build momentum around preventable disease
WHEN: 3:30PM ET/ 12:30PM PT
Hope you can join us! Check out more MDG500 events in the schedule here.