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UN Conference on Financing for Development

UN Conference on Financing for Development

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are ambitious targets to eliminate world poverty and food insecurity by 2030.  The SDGs follow on from the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) which end this year.  Progress was made, but not nearly enough.

Meeting the SDGs by 2030 will be very expensive.  Tomorrow the UN's Third Financing Development Conference ends in Addis Ababa.  Click on the link to read the Guardian’s article which brings clarity to the difficulties in achieving these goals.

http://www.theguardian.com/global-development/2015/jul/13/addis-ababa-development-finance-summit-all-you-need-to-know-sustainable-development-goals?CMP=share_btn_tw

And some good news from the same conference:

http://www.unaids.org/en/resources/presscentre/pressreleaseandstatementarchive/2015/july/20150714_PR_MDG6report

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