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MDG Summit Media Rundown #1

Here’s a list of some of the media that’s been mustered up for MDG week at the UN. I’ll update as the week goes on.

International Herald Tribune: By Jeffrey D Sachs Millennium Goals, Five Years to Go.

New York Times–Sept 19, 2010 UN Poverty Goals Face Accountability Questions

BBC Radio and TV–Sept 15, 2010 “‘Not enough being done’ to end African poverty” spotlighting David Siriri and the work in Ruhiira

The Guardian – Sep 16, 2010 Guardian launches new global development website: spotlight on MDGs and Jeffrey Sachs

The Lancet – Sep 18, 2010: By Jeffrey D. Sachs The MDG decade: looking back and conditional optimism for 2015

The Associated Press – Sep 18, 2010 World leaders to spotlight goals to help poor – Sep 12, 2010 Africa: Giving the Millennium Development Goals a Human Face

Xinhua News Service – Sep 17, 2010 U.S. politicians fall short on MDGs: UN expert

The National – Sep 16, 2010 Recession threatens UN’s ambitious goals

Vancouver Sun – Sep 15, 2010 Harper to sell Canada as champion of developing world at UN

Canada Free Press – Sep 17, 2010 Obama Endorses Global Taxes on Eve of UN Summit

IRIN – Sep 17, 2010 GLOBAL: Women hold key to MDGs: Interview with Belay Ejigu Begashaw – Sep 16, 2010 US Politicians Fall Short on MDGs: UN Expert

Die Welt – Sep 16, 2010

The State – Sep 18, 2010 World leaders to spotlight goals to help poor

Capital FM – Sep 18, 2010 Kenyan village makes progress in MDG2

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