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  • UN Secretary-General Makes First Trip to Millennium Village

    Official press release: United Nations Secretary-General Makes First Trip to Millennium Village A run through of remarks the SG made on the Millennium Development Goals and his trip to Mwandama. First his address to the Malawi Parliament. Then speaking to the press on what he saw in Mwandama. Millennium Promise CEO, John McArthur writes, on…

  • Keynote Address by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon

    Update | 3:37 p.m. The break continues as the audience awaits the Secretary-General’s speech with anticipation. Update | 3:58 p.m And we’re back! Sachs introduces Ban Ki-moon, UN Secretary-General, with a clear respect, friendship, and a little humor to boot. Update | 4:02 p.m. Ban Ki-moon takes the stage.  He shares that beyond being a…

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Recent record-breaking heat waves have affected communities across the world. The Extreme Heat Workshop will bring together researchers and practitioners to advance the state of knowledge, identify community needs, and develop a framework for evaluating risks with a focus on climate justice. Register by June 15

  • UN Secretary-General Makes First Trip to Millennium Village

    Official press release: United Nations Secretary-General Makes First Trip to Millennium Village A run through of remarks the SG made on the Millennium Development Goals and his trip to Mwandama. First his address to the Malawi Parliament. Then speaking to the press on what he saw in Mwandama. Millennium Promise CEO, John McArthur writes, on…

  • Keynote Address by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon

    Update | 3:37 p.m. The break continues as the audience awaits the Secretary-General’s speech with anticipation. Update | 3:58 p.m And we’re back! Sachs introduces Ban Ki-moon, UN Secretary-General, with a clear respect, friendship, and a little humor to boot. Update | 4:02 p.m. Ban Ki-moon takes the stage.  He shares that beyond being a…