Tuesday, January 12, 2010
A melody for the millennium
Dead Can Dance - The Host Of Seraphim
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Forgot about the Millennium Development Goals, signed Sep 2000? 8 goals, 21 targets, 2015 is the time limit.
"Eradicating extreme poverty continues to be one of the main challenges of our time, and is a major concern of the international community. Ending this scourge will require the combined efforts of all, governments, civil society organizations and the private sector, in the context of a stronger and more effective global partnership for development. The Millennium Development Goals set timebound targets, by which progress in reducing income poverty, hunger, disease, lack of adequate shelter and exclusion — while promoting gender equality, health, education and environmental sustainability — can be measured. They also embody basic human rights — the rights of each person on the planet to health, education, shelter and security. The Goals are ambitious but feasible and, together with the comprehensive United Nations development agenda, set the course for the world’s efforts to alleviate extreme poverty by 2015. "
United Nations Secretary-General BAN Ki-moon
The Millenium Development Goals Report 2009 and what to do 2010 can be seen in here
Mirage from Edan Cohen on Vimeo .
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