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500 Days of Action for the Millennium Development Goals

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Monday, 18 August 2014, 11:00am
Trusteeship Council Chamber, United Nations Headquarters

Join the Secretary-General of the United Nations, Ban Ki-moon, and education advocate and co-founder of the Malala Fund, Malala Yousafzai, for an interactive conversation about the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). They will talk and take questions from young people about how we can all play our part to achieve the MDGs, from boosting education, eliminating poverty and hunger, and empowering women and girls to protecting the environment, improving maternal health and combating infectious diseases. The discussion will be moderated by Amy Robach, news anchor with ABC’s Good Morning America. Watch the event live via webcast here: http://webtv.un.org/ 

The event marks 500 days until the target date for the UN Millennium Development Goals, the world’s “to-do list” to improve lives and alleviate poverty around the world. Over the course of 500 minutes on 18 August, a broad group of MDG supporters will take action to raise awareness of MDG progress and solutions and to rally the world to join the UN and continue the #MDGmomentum.

Learn more about MDG 2 - Achieving Universal Primary Education.


 

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