Archives for posts with tag: MDGs
“Family farming is based on tradition, & forms social fabric of many societies playing a key role in protecting world’s biodiversity & promoting sustainable use of natural resources.” UN expert also underlined crucial role played by women in agricultural development, noting some 43% of agricultural labour force in developing countries is female.

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ECOSOC Youth Forum spotlights education, employment & entrepreneurship, health, peace, security, & governance as the thematic areas of greatest concern for young people in the future.

Blog Report: DEVELOPMENT AGENDA & WORLD ECONOMIC GROWTH BEYOND 2015 MDGs, By Ambassador Mo
What happens after 2015 when the 8 Millennium Development Goals are scheduled to mature? While most concern is focused on global financial crisis or economic growth by country, responsibility to look beyond falls upon a “High Level Panel.”
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Blog Report: MORE DIALOGUE OR LIP SERVICE AT UN GENERAL ASSEMBLY? By, Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey
Is the UN General Assembly worth the investment & time? It depends on you as leader, & capacity to keep one’s ego at that level of hearing & being heard. However, informal conversations as well as more intimate multilateral discussions can produce more meaningful & lasting impacts, such as consensus around priorities & shared goals, like MDGs (Millennium Development Goals) & health initiatives.
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Blog Report: MORE INFANTS SURVIVE TO BECOME YOUNG CHILDREN, By Ambassador Mo
UN-IGME said gains in child survival, although significant, are still insufficient to achieve fourth MDG, which calls for reducing global under-5 mortality rate by 2/3 between 1990 & 2015. Worldwide, an estimated 19,000 children still died every day in 2011, with around 40% in first month of life & most from preventable causes.
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Blog Report: SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT SOLUTIONS NETWORK INITIATIVE by UN, By Ambassador Mo
New independent global network of research centers, universities & technical institutions to help find solutions for some of world’s most pressing environmental, social & economic problems was launched today (8-9-2012) by UN. Headed by Professor Jeffrey Sachs, Dr. of Earth Institute at Columbia University & longstanding UN adviser/advocate on poverty & economic issues working with  UNSG’s office as well as candidate for post of World Bank President.
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DIPLOMAT ARTIST Blog Report: “WORLD STUDENT GAMES” IN KOREA TO PROMOTE MDG’s & KOREAN UNITY, By Ambassador Mo
“Large sporting events have a great potential when it comes to fostering positive social change & leaving a lasting legacy benefiting local communities, host nations & communities abroad,” according to UNSG’s Special Adviser on Sport for Development & Peace, Wilfried Lemke. Universiade, is an international & cultural sporting event bringing together university students in South Korea. –More–
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ECOLOGY DIPLOMAT Blog Report: WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY SETS HOPES FOR RIO+20, By Ambassador Mo
World Environment Day comes at a unique moment this year in advance of Rio+20 Conference scheduled to start in 2 weeks. “Rio+20 is our opportunity to deepen global commitment to sustainable development. We should make progress on some of the building blocks of sustainability – energy, water, food, cities, oceans, jobs & empowerment of women,” is message of UNSG Ban Ki-moon. -More-
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