Millennium Development Goals: 2015 & Beyond

Millennium Development Goals: 2015 & Beyond

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...

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.

Guests

Dr. Gloria Ekpo

HIV & AIDS Specialist, International Programs, World Vision

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)

Joanna Rubinstein

Chief of Staff to Jeffrey Sachs and Director of the Center for Global Health & Economic Development, Earth Institute, Columbia University

Sering Falu Njie

Deputy Director for Policy, United Nations Millennium Campaign

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