At the Millennium Summit in September 2000, the largest gathering of world leaders in history adopted the UN Millennium Declaration, committing their nations to a new global partnership to reduce extreme poverty and setting out a series of time-bound targets, with a deadline of 2015, which have become known as the Millennium Development Goals... Read more →
The eight MDGs are global targets for addressing extreme poverty in its many dimensions�income poverty, hunger, disease, lack of adequate shelter and exclusion—while promoting gender equality, education and environmental sustainability. They are also basic human rights, the rights of each person on the planet to food, health, education, shelter and security. Those global targets must be translated into local action. Read more →
Communities in northern Ghana get SADA schools Sixteen basic schools have been constructed and 22 rehabilitated in the northern part of Ghana under the Savannah Accelerated Development Authority Millennium Villages Project (SADA MVP) since 2012..
The EPA Is Right and US Chamber of Commerce Is Wrong on Climate Change The Environmental Protection Agency issued proposed rules for power plants last week, arguing that the extra costs of low-carbon power plants are justified by the even larger gains in avoided climate damages. The EPA measures the avoided climate damages on a global basis, meaning that it...