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Around the World, Millions Stand Up for MDGs

Annan: Global partnership more phrase than fact

In churches and schools, in slums and outside posh hotels, on Indian cricket fields and in Mexican football stadiums, close to 24 million people participated in the United Nations-led “Stand Up Against Poverty” initiative to remind world leaders of their promises to eliminate extreme poverty by 2015, UN News Service reports.


Setting what according to UN officials was a new world record for such an anti-poverty event, STAND UP participants – all 23,542,614 of them – actually stood up from a squat and then recited a brief but emotional anti-poverty pledge. The record – achieved within a 24 hour period, 15-16 October – has been verified by Guinness World Records ...

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Posted: 19 October 2006

Counterrevolution or Reform at the United Nations? / Helsinki Meeting on EU Policy Coherence


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