The MDG Summit in New York last week, saw a petition with signatures from 18 million 1GOAL supporters presented to Ban UN Secretary-General, Ban Ki-Moon by Queen Rania of Jordan.
Watch the 1GOAL presentation of 18m signatures to Ban Ki-moon from 1 GOAL on Vimeo.
Promises of an extra $750 million dollars for… Read more »
Back to School? The Worst Places in the World to Be a School Child in 2010 is a new report from the Global Campaign for Education (GCE) being launched today ahead of UN Millennium Development Goals summit in New York. This report is backed by VSO and five other international NGOs:… Read more »
On Tuesday I spent the afternoon with Gary Lineker and British members of parliament at a 1GOAL event to ensure parliamentary support for the Global Campaign for Education (GCE) and Education for All.
We were really pleased to get this article published in the Financial Times, signed by our Chief Executive Marg Mayne. It’s really important to get letters published this week in the run up to the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) summit in New York next week. VSO has good programme experience on increasing poor peoples access to… Read more »
The United Nations High-level Plenary Meeting on the Millennium Development Goals (MDG) is taking place on 20-22 September. When world leaders meet in New York, they will recommit themselves to the promise they made to meet MDGs by 2015.
As a backdrop to the MDG summit, I wanted to learn about the progress… Read more »
Sometimes I think I have the best job in VSO. Why’s that? It’s because I know that the work we do leads to long-term improvements on the lives of thousands of the worlds poorest people.
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