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Accountability and transparency to reach the MDGs:
22 September, 2010

Ending Energy Poverty: Towards Universal Access
21 September, 2010
A high-level invitation-only dinner. This event will serve as a catalyst for the Global Campaign for Energy Access and will explore opportunities for energizing development for all through public/private partnerships, energy planning and policy tools, innovative financing and technologies, as well ...

2010 World Business and Development Awards Ceremony
21 September, 2010
The World Business and Development Awards are the first international business awards to recognize the crucial role of the private sector in implementing the Millennium Development Goals. The spirit of the awards lies in the pursuit of innovative and productive core business practices to sustainable...

Saving Mothers and Children with Malaria Control: Count Down to the MDGs
21 September, 2010
The event will include a screening of the film The Motherland Tour: A Journey of African Women with Yvonne Chaka Chaka presented by RBM Goodwill Ambassador Yvonne Chaka Chaka, as well as a presentation of the Kenya Red Cross and Ministry of Health report entitled Beyond Prevention: Home management o...

Achieving the MDGs through Partnership- Sharing the experience and challenges of Asia
21 September, 2010
The guest speakers including Ms. Helen Clark, Administrator of UNDP, Mr. Haruhiko Kuroda, President of the Asian Development Bank, Ms. Noeleen Heyzer, Executive Secretary of UNESCAP and other ministers of the co-organizing Asian countries will speak about the experiences in the region, with particul...

Religion, Faith and the MDGs
21 September, 2010
Launch of revised tool kit on Faith and MDGs.

Accelerating Progress towards the Millennium Development Goals through Inclusive Business
21 September, 2010
The event has been organized by the World Business Council for Sustainable Development, International Chamber of Commerce, International Business Leaders Forum, Business Action for Africa, Business Call to Action, Harvard Kennedy School┐s Corporate Social Responsibility Initiative, UNDP, The Global ...

Achieving MDGs in a changing environment
21 September, 2010
"Achieving the Millennium Development Goals in a changing environment" will, through panel presentations and interactive dialogue, discuss the challenges that are placing MDG implementation at risk and the opportunities that could accelerate implementation. It will analyses how the achievement of e...

Parliamentary Meeting at the MDGs Summit
21 September, 2010
A panel discussion with members of parliaments accompanying their heads of state or of government to the MDG Summit. The event will focus on the main deliverables of the outcome document of the Summit with a vivew to building support for them in national parliaments. It will also help establish expa...

21 September, 2010
Financial institutions have privatized gains and socialized losses, thereby retarding progress toward the MDGs and increasing levels of poverty and inequality in most countries of the world. The privatization of gains occurs through high banking sector profits in good and even in bad times, tax eva...

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