The following is an excerpt from the MNM Policy Center’s Malaria Watch blog: In less than two weeks, leaders from around the globe will descend upon New York City for United Nations Week and the annual General Assembly meeting. The agenda features an historic summit on global issues known as the “Millennium Development Goals” (MDGs) and the Social Good Summit, a program about how digital industry, policy, media technology, and social networks can play in addressing global health and humanitarian issues.
Cara Gold from the United Nations Millennium Campaign shares a unique opportunity to participate in Stand Up, Take Action!, a global grassroots effort to raise awareness for the Millennium Development Goals.
What will you be doing the weekend of September 17-19? Will you be joining the global movement to raise awareness of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) – eight goals to end extreme poverty and its root causes? I will!
Big news from the GAVI Alliance: In October, right after the Global Fund’s replenishment meeting, GAVI will host current and potential donors at an official resource mobilization meeting.
This meeting will be the first opportunity for donors to pledge the $1.1 billion needed for immunization programs between 2010 and 2012. Where possible, donors can also make commitments for the period between 2013 and 2015.