UN chief: Achieving UN anti-poverty goals at risk because of declining aid to poor countries

UN chief: Achieving UN anti-poverty goals at risk because of declining aid to poor countries

UNITED NATIONS — U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon warned Thursday that the
first decline in international aid to developing countries in years is
jeopardizing the U.N. goal of reducing poverty by 2015 in many countries.

Culled from: The Washington Post

Originally posted on WaterSan Perspective:
UN Public Information Department And WaterSan Perspective Reporter July 3, 2012 Three important targets on poverty,…

UN Scribe Calls For Stronger Global Development Partnership To Achieve MDGs

UN Scribe Calls For Stronger Global Development Partnership To Achieve MDGs

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Thursday called for stronger global development partnership amid declining level of aid to achieve the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) which world leaders pledged to achieve by 2015.

Addressing  at a media  conference to launch the 2012 MDG Gap Task Force Report at the UN headquarters in New York, Ban urged governments around the world not to place the burden of financial problems on the `back of the poor’’. He said the report painted a gloomy picture, adding that “it is clear that we need a stronger global partnership to achieve the MDGs by the 2015 deadline.”

Read the full story at Leadership.