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Ten years ago, United Nation’s members committed themselves to the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs)– measurable targets for combating poverty around the world by 2015. With the deadline now five years away, the Obama administration enshrined international development and poverty reduction into its National Security Strategy. How far has the world come, and how far do we have to go? Join us for a special joint broadcast with InterAction, exploring the future of the Millennium Development Goals.
- Sering Falu Njie Deputy Director for Policy, United Nations Millennium Campaign
- Joanna Rubinstein Chief of Staff to Jeffrey Sachs and Director of the Center for Global Health & Economic Development, Earth Institute, Columbia University
- Mark Green Director, Malaria No More Policy Center; Former U.S. Ambassador to Tanzania (2007-2009); former Member, U.S. House of Representatives (R- WI, 8th District) (1999-2007)
- Dr. Gloria Ekpo HIV & AIDS Specialist, International Programs, World Vision
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