May 12, 2013
by Benjamin Minegar
A group of international non-governmental organizations released a joint statement Friday urging world leaders to establish a global development framework that prioritizes human rights and normative justice over aid-based models after the expiration of the UN's eight Millennium Development Goals ( ...[read more]
January 27, 2013
by Cynthia Miley
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki Moon said in a statement delivered Sunday to the African Union summit that the leaders in Africa must increase efforts to lower poverty levels, end cycles of violence and accelerate development. Ban noted that while many countries have made strides to achieve the UN's ...[read more]
June 10, 2010
by Erin Bock
Amnesty International (AI) urged world leaders to strengthen the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) to meet international human rights standards in a report released Wednesday. The report, From Promises to Delivery, focuses on three main areas where governments can improve the MDGs during the ...[read more]
April 15, 2008
by Leslie Schulman
The rule of law is a necessary prerequisite to achieving all eight of the UN's anti-poverty Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), UN Office on Drugs and Crime Executive Director Antonio Maria Costa said in an address Monday at the opening of the 17th session of the UN Commission on Crime ...[read more]

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