A few days to hold regional and local elections (22 May), thousands of citizens take the streets “outraged”, demanding a real democracy. We are facing a new form of “participation”, but what is this movement?
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In 1975, when the donor world economy was around half its current size, the Millennium Development Goals would have required much more than 1 percent of GNP from the donors. Today, we can halve extreme poverty with just 0.7 percent of GNP. Are we on track to do that?
The 8 September 2000, during the 8th plenary meeting at the United Nations General Assembly a historic resolution was adopted. Under the code A/55/L.2 the General Assembly joined efforts and approaches by adopting the so called United Nations Millennium Declaration. The Declaration was concreted in 8 goals, which received the name of ‘Millennium Development Goals’.