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Monthly Archives: September 2010


Exclusive: Interview with Mary Robinson

Exclusive interview with Mary Robinson. We talk about the importance of a comprehensive human rights approach to development and the MDGs.


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Hillary Clinton’s “Clean Cookstoves” Announcement, Explained

At the Clinton Global Initiative this afternoon, Hillary Clinton explained how improving the health and welfare of millions of people in the developing world could be as simple as changing the kind of stove people use to cook dinner.


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Privatizing Climate Protection?

With comprehensive government action on climate change stalling, the UN climate chief is meeting with business leaders to plot a new way forward.


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Interview with Dr. Helene Gayle on CARE’s $1.8 Billion Committment to the MDGs

Dr. Gayle explains the significance of the commitment and explains why “scaling up” is an important buzz word this week; we also discuss the role of international NGOs like Care in Pakistan flood relief efforts.   Have a listen.


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South Sudan Peace Prayers

Sudan Rhetoric: Prayers for Peace and Ticking Time Bombs

With Sudan in the spotlight as the south’s referendum vote looms, it’s no surprise that rhetoric on the situation varies widely between actors on the ground and policymakers calling the shots on the international level. But how do the forecasts of war from external actors impact the struggle within the country to preserve the fragile peace?


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MDG Summit: Live

Watch heads of state, foreign ministers and other dignitaries address the Millennium Development Goals summit from the floor of the General Assembly.  The first session began at 9 am EST. Afternoon session begins at 3pm.


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