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From Dhaka to the World: A Challenge to Leave Poverty Behind

Michael Switow | Posted 03.05.2013 | Impact
Michael Switow

But with the Millennium Development Goals set to expire in 2015, a global conversation is underway -- from rural villages and capital cities across Africa, Asia and Latin America to the United Nations headquarters in New York City -- to discuss what will come next.

Yes We Can, Yes We Must, and Yes We Will

Kumi Naidoo | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Kumi Naidoo

The G-20 must ensure that states stick to previous aid commitments by creating a viable and appropriate rescue package, without ridiculous conditions, for the poor.

Bloggers to Make History at G20 Summit in London

Louis Belanger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Louis Belanger

A coalition of NGOs -- the G20Voice -- and the UK government are breaking with convention and, for the first time, allowing 50 bloggers to report live from the G20 summit.

Lament for G20 Failure to Help People Worst Hit by Crisis

Kumi Naidoo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Kumi Naidoo

The G20 has failed to consider the plight of the people who have been least responsible for this global financial crisis but who are suffering the most, men women and children in developing countries.

What Obama Needs to Do to Tackle Global Poverty

Kumi Naidoo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Kumi Naidoo

What we need from your presidency, Mr. Obama, is a vision of how every man woman and child on our planet is connected and poverty can be changed.

It's Time to Set Them Free

Kumi Naidoo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Kumi Naidoo

Today, on the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, we call on all citizens of the world to take action against the structures and rules that perpetuate the deepening poverty and inequality in our world.