The Guardian interviewed UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon on post-2015 and the potential of development partnerships. Read extracts below: “Ahead of the Activate New York Summit 2013 next week where the United Nations Development Group are a supporting partner, Ban Ki-moon, secretary general of the United Nations, spoke to us about the post-2015 development agenda and the power of … Continue reading
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon yesterday (31st July) announced the members of a High-level Panel to advise on the global development agenda beyond 2015, the target date for the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). The Secretary-General has appointed three co-chairs: President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono of Indonesia; President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf of Liberia; and Prime Minister David … Continue reading
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has appointed Ms. Amina J. Mohammed of Nigeria as his Special Adviser on Post-2015 Development Planning, and Parfait Onanga-Anyanga of Gabon as his Special Representative and Head of the United Nations Office in Burundi (BNUB). Read the full story. 7th June 2012.
The United Nations have launched a new website to track progress towards achievement of the MDGs. Read the full press release here, and log on to the website by visiting http://iif.un.org.
“The UN has named the UK prime minister David Cameron, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, the Liberian president, and President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, of Indonesia, as co-chairs of a panel responsible for creating a new set of development goals when the present ones expire in 2015.” Read the full article on The Guardian’s Global Development pages.
The UN has named the UK prime minister David Cameron, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, the Liberian president, and President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, of Indonesia, as co-chairs of a panel responsible for creating a new set of development goals when the present ones expire in 2015. Read the Secretary-General’s briefing. 9th May 2012.