UN and celebrities gear up for 3-day summit on the MDGs

Posted by muriel / on 09/18/2010 / 0 Comments

Summit on the Millennium Development Goals
20-22 September 2010

With only five years left until the 2015 deadline to achieve the Millennium Development Goals, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has called on world leaders to attend a summit in New York on 20-22 September 2010 to accelerate progress towards the MDGs   Visit the Summit website!

 Celebrities join push for action on the Millennium Development Goals
UNDP-Built Solar Power Panels Aid Liberian Communities - UN Photo/Christopher HerwigAntonio Banderas, Angelique Kidjo, Zinedine Zidane, Maria Sharapova and Annie Lennox are among the UN Goodwill Ambassadors and Messengers of Peace who have been and will continue to champion the cause of the Millennium Development Goals. "I thank these outstanding leaders for joining our push to advance progress towards the Millennium Development Goals," Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said. "They are household names who are bringing the message of global justice and solidarity to homes and communities around the world."

 

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