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New UN report reflects voices of more than 1 million people on development issues

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon (centre right) and and Helen Clark (centre left), Administrator of the UN Development Programme (UNDP), with young attendees of a press conference launching the UN Development Group (UNDG) report entitled, “One Million Voices: The World We Want”. The report collects perspectives on the '”orld we want” from over 1 million people around the globe. It is hoped that these voices will contribute to reaching consensus on what is needed to move towards a common sustainable future, as UN member states consult on the shape and content of a successor framework to the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) beyond 2015. 10 September 2013 United Nations, New York Photo # 560509The voices of more than 1 million people all over the world were gathered to produce a United Nations report launched today that reflects their priorities concerning development issues, which will help Member States shape the post-2015 sustainability agenda. The report, A Million Voices: The World We Want is the result of Continue reading