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Selected Media Stories on the UN MDG Summit

UN Summit concludes with adoption of global action plan to achieve development goals by 2015
UN Press Release, September 22

Millennium Development Goals
Ongoing coverage in The Guardian

Top 5 Millennium Development Goal success stories
Christian Science Monitor, September 24

The world’s poor need jobs, too
Time, September 24

Clinton tackles the world’s troubles
The Age, September 24

Development needs to get itself branded
Business Day, September 24

Rhetoric and reality
The Age, September 24

Millennium development goals in an age of fear and loathing by Jeffrey Sachs
The Guardian, September 23

Global Fund an Early Test for Obama’s New Global Poverty Strategy
Huffington Post, September 23

Only Good Governance Can Guarantee Africa Achieving the Millennium Development Goals by Tony Blair and Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf
Huffington Post, September 23

Tackling Corruption at the MDG Summit: Promises, Promises
Huffington Post, September 23

Airplanes, Indicators and the Countdown to the Millennium Development Goal Deadline
Huffington Post, September 23

Obama vows ‘big-hearted, hard-headed’ foreign aid plan
Herald Sun, September 23

World must fight poverty, Rudd tells UN
Sydney Morning Herald, September 23

Aid to focus on maternal health – Rudd
The Age, September 23

Rudd joins UN talks on Pakistan
ABC News, September 23

Wen urges help for developing nations
CNN International, September 23

There’s Progress Afoot in Africa — Focusing on the Millennium Development Goals Trailblazers
Huffington Post, September 22

Missed Goals
NY Times, September 22

UN anti-poverty goals get new financial pledges
Associated Press, September 22

I’m not leaving the money to my kids…it wouldn’t be good for them or society
The Sun, September 22

Human rights failures says Amnesty
The Age, September 22

It’s more expensive to ignore poverty
The Australian, September 22

UN says world on track to halve severe poverty
The Age, September 22

Asia is richer but still leads the world in poverty
TODAYonline, September 22

African leaders urge action on poverty goals
Reuters Africa, September 22

To meet UN Millennium Development Goals, fight energy poverty, report says
The Christian Science Monitor, September 21

Merkel says poor nations must do more
AFP, September 21

Zimbabwe’s Mugabe Tells UN Western Sanctions Blocking Anti-Poverty Progress
Voice of America, September 21

Harper tells UN to focus on aid results
CBC News, September 21

MDG results have been sacrificed on the altar of inclusiveness
The Guardian, September 21

Failure to Meet Millennium Development Goals Undermines People’s Dignity
allAfrica.com, September 21

World Bank invests more in education; big gap remains
Washington Post, September 21

ONE Calls on Leaders to Fully Fund the Global Fund to Fight Aids, TB and Malaria
allAfrica.com, September 21

The Global Fund: An ROI that Gives Life
The Huffington Post, September 21

Aid versus business: what’s the best way to fight poverty?
Financial Times, September 21

Why This Week’s U.N. Summit Should Not Lose Sight of Universal Education
The Huffington Post, September 21

Energy Access Seen as Vital to Abolishing Worst Poverty
New York Times, September 21

The Solvable Problem of Energy Poverty
National Geographic, September 21

Iran under spotlight at UN summit
Aljazeera, September 21

Harper campaigning for UN security council seat
CTV News, September 21

Spain’s Zapatero Urges Finance Levy to Fund Development
Latin American Herald Tribune, September 21

Sarkozy wants private finance to help meet global targets
Financial Times, September 21

France, Spain call for finance tax
Montreal Gazette

France champions innovative financing for development
RFI, September 21

UN Health-Care Initiative to Seek $169 Billion From Leaders During Meeting
Bloomberg, September 21

Stars Join World Leaders For Poverty Summit
SkyNews, September 21

Why We Need a New Green Revolution to Stop Hunger
Spiegel Online, September 21

U.N. foresees dramatic cuts in poverty
Washington Post, September 20

Gordon Brown ‘angry’ over progress towards UN goals
BBC, September 20

UN chief urges donors not to divert aid from poor
Reuters, September 20

Is the Millennium Goals Review Summit a Futile Exercise? by Kofi Annan
The Huffington Post, September 20

Sarkozy pledges more to fight against poverty
Associated Press, September 20

Jeffrey Sachs: harness broadband for poverty fight
Financial Times, September 20

Ban Ki-moon says UN millennium goals ‘can be met’
BBC News World, September 20

Picking the bones out of the pre-summit reports on MDG progress
The Guardian, September 20

UN chief sees MDGs achievable, calls on world leaders to keep promise
Xinhua, September 20

Global summit to fight poverty opens
Associated Press, September 20

From Clinton Global Initiative to the U.N. Summit, philanthropy goes into overdrive this week
USA Today, September 20

Melinda Gates takes message of change to TEDx in 30 countries
Seattle Times, September 20

MDGs under discussion at TEDx events
The Guardian, September 20

Village becomes lab for curing Africa’s problems
Associated Press, September 20

More international co-operation needed to meet UN anti-poverty goals
Xinhua, September 20

Millenium goals summit kicks off
The Straits Times, September 20

The world’s broken promises
Herald Scotland, September 20

African child to take centre stage at UN Assembly
The East African, September 20

Aid program healthy but in need of a plan
The Australian, September 20

Find the will to cut hunger
Toronto Star, September 19

Sarah Brown: maternal health gap ‘one of the greatest injustices
The Guardian, September 19

Obama at the UN: Seems Not Like Old Times
CBS News, September 19

UK pushes for new action on millennium development goals
The Guardian, September 19

UN Poverty Goals Face Accountability Questions
New York Times, September 18

U.N. meet’s focus on poverty
The Hindu, September 18

MDG’s for Beginners….and Finishers by Bono
New York Times, September 18

Millennium Development Goals, Five Years to Go by Jeffrey Sachs
New York Times, September 17

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