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United Nations Millennium Development Goals

To Enable Development, Start With Energy

Timothy E. Wirth | Posted 08.13.2012 | World
Timothy E. Wirth

Next week at Rio+20 can be an important moment for leaders from across the world to join Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon in supporting sustainable energy as the essential precondition to sustainable development, mitigation of climate change and achievement of the Millennium Development Goals.

An Additional Thought on Empowering Women to Advance Societies

Manisha Singh | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Manisha Singh

It is becoming a part of conventional wisdom that empowerment of women is one of the most certain ways to move societies forward. Women are a critical force and source of strength in developing and transitional countries.

Honoring the Dead: A Military Son's Christian Proposal for Peace

Rev. Donald Heckman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rev. Donald Heckman

From the perspective of my faith and my experience, poverty and oppression are the real core of conflicts in our world today. They are the Petri dish of terrorism and insurgencies.