• Millennium Development Goals

    In 2014, a Year of Catastrophes, Women Still Made Some Gains

    by  • December 26, 2014 • Health and Population, Sustainable Development Goals, Women's Issues • 1 Comment

    Michelle Bachelet

    Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Email SubscribeSubscribe to PassBlueSubscribe to our mailing list and get interesting stuff and updates to your email inbox. Thank you for subscribing.Something went wrong.We respect your privacy and take protecting it seriouslyAmid the horrors that women and girls have suffered around the world in 2014 — including being forced to...

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    Human Development That Sidetracks a Woman’s Power of Choice

    by  • August 4, 2014 • Development, Women's Issues • 

    Cambodia

    Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Email SubscribeSubscribe to PassBlueSubscribe to our mailing list and get interesting stuff and updates to your email inbox. Thank you for subscribing.Something went wrong.We respect your privacy and take protecting it seriouslyThe 2014 United Nations Human Development Report appeared at the end of July wrapped around the title “Sustaining Human...

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    Today’s Youth, Facing Mostly Grim Futures

    by  • June 12, 2013 • Africa, Asia, Health and Population • 2 Comments

    Vocational training center north of Amman, Jordan

    Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Email SubscribeSubscribe to PassBlueSubscribe to our mailing list and get interesting stuff and updates to your email inbox. Thank you for subscribing.Something went wrong.We respect your privacy and take protecting it seriouslyNo group in the global population has more at stake after the Millennium Development Goals‘ deadline of 2015 than...

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    Eight Ways to End Poverty Now

    by  • May 1, 2013 • Climate and Environment, Development, World Bank, WORLDVIEWS • 3 Comments

    Infant in Niger

    Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Email SubscribeSubscribe to PassBlueSubscribe to our mailing list and get interesting stuff and updates to your email inbox. Thank you for subscribing.Something went wrong.We respect your privacy and take protecting it seriouslyNEW HAVEN — As the Millennium Development Goals reach their deadline of 2015, the United Nations, international policy partners...

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    Despite Hard Times, Partnerships in Development Progress

    by  • October 4, 2012 • Development, Millennium Goals • 6 Comments

    A mall in Manila

    Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Email SubscribeSubscribe to PassBlueSubscribe to our mailing list and get interesting stuff and updates to your email inbox. Thank you for subscribing.Something went wrong.We respect your privacy and take protecting it seriouslyWhile the recent global financial crisis has affected numerous targets meant to measure progress on the Millennium Development Goals,...

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    Epidemics and Fake Drugs Hurt Global Health Improvements

    by  • September 5, 2012 • Millennium Goals • 7 Comments

    Polio vaccination team crosses the Ganges in India

    Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Email SubscribeSubscribe to PassBlueSubscribe to our mailing list and get interesting stuff and updates to your email inbox. Thank you for subscribing.Something went wrong.We respect your privacy and take protecting it seriouslyA viral illness in Cambodia that killed scores of children this summer is a potent reminder that improving global...

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    What the General Assembly Wants From the Secretary-General

    by  • August 13, 2012 • General Assembly, WORLDVIEWS • 2 Comments

    General Assembly president and Ban Ki-moon

    Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Email SubscribeSubscribe to PassBlueSubscribe to our mailing list and get interesting stuff and updates to your email inbox. Thank you for subscribing.Something went wrong.We respect your privacy and take protecting it seriouslyBERLIN — When the United Nations has been fortunate to have a secretary-general who has great charisma and skills...

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    Top New UN Assignments, and Syria Deputy Envoy Leaving

    by  • July 18, 2012 • Child Soldiers, GOINGS-ON • 6 Comments

    Adama Dieng, a Senegalese who is the new special adviser for prevention of genocide at the United Nations. MARK GARTEN/UN PHOTO

    Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Email SubscribeSubscribe to PassBlueSubscribe to our mailing list and get interesting stuff and updates to your email inbox. Thank you for subscribing.Something went wrong.We respect your privacy and take protecting it seriouslyAdama Dieng, the registrar of the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda, has been named the United Nations secretary-general’s special...

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    How Bad Is It? The UN Development System Needs an Overhaul

    by  • July 17, 2012 • Development, Special Report • 6 Comments

    Voters in Libya

    Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Email SubscribeSubscribe to PassBlueSubscribe to our mailing list and get interesting stuff and updates to your email inbox. Thank you for subscribing.Something went wrong.We respect your privacy and take protecting it seriouslyThe clamor for United Nations reform has not stopped since its first days in 1945. Although ideas for changing...

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    Promoting Women Starts Early, in First Grade

    by  • July 9, 2012 • Millennium Goals, Women's Issues • 14 Comments

    Women marching and chanting for an antislavery protest in Nouakchott, Mauritania's capital, on May 26, 2012. JOE PENNEY

    Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Email SubscribeSubscribe to PassBlueSubscribe to our mailing list and get interesting stuff and updates to your email inbox. Thank you for subscribing.Something went wrong.We respect your privacy and take protecting it seriouslyWith only three years left to reach an ambitious global deadline, tracking the eight Millennium Development Goals often seems...

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