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Millennium Development Goal

Sweden and America Link Arms on Development Assistance

Mark Brzezinski | Posted 05.07.2014 | Impact
Mark Brzezinski

Development agencies in the United States and Sweden have partnered up in the fight against extreme poverty. Disbursing over $36 billion in official development assistance during 2012, they have long been two of the top donors of foreign aid.

Can We Really Eradicate Poverty? | Posted 05.01.2013 | Impact

At a news conference during the spring meetings of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank in late April, Jim Yong Kim held up a piece of p...

World on Track to Meet MDG Safe Water Target, But Challenges Remain

Susan Blumenthal, M.D. | Posted 03.22.2012 | Impact
Susan Blumenthal, M.D.

Safe and sustainable drinking water is essential for the health and economic well-being of the world's population, and yet 99 percent of the world's water supply is unsafe or unavailable to drink.

President Obama Recommits to the World's Poor in First Address

Virginia Simmons | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Virginia Simmons

President Obama clear in his speech the importance of fighting poverty and preventable disease worldwide.