Tomorrow, April 5th, marks 1,000 days until the 2015 target date to achieve the Millennium Development Goals, also called the MDGs. In 2000, world leaders gathered at the United Nations and adopted eight goals to tackle some of the world’s biggest problems, including poverty, hunger, access to education, and child and maternal deaths.
Since then, UN agencies, governments, civil society, the private sector, and supporters have mobilized to make incredible progress in improving lives around the world. Extreme poverty has been cut in half, more children than ever are in primary school, and child and maternal mortality rates have dropped significantly.
But there is more work to do, and your help is needed.
Tomorrow, the UN Foundation is joining the global development community for a 1,000-minute digital rally to inspire people everywhere to take action to support the UN and the Millennium Development Goals.
Over the course of the day…
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