Desperation motivation: the UN is looking for a Director for the Millennium Campaign, a global initiative aimed at building awareness of the MDGs and creating coalitions for action across developed and developing countries.

Position:Millennium Development Goals - Brief Article
 
FREE EXCERPT

At the United Nations Millennium Summit, world leaders put development at the heart of the global agenda with the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), which Set clear targets for dramatically reducing poverty, disease, hunger, illiteracy, environmental degradation and discrimination against women by the year 2015.

The campaign will be geared toward the groups that are making this happen -- from civil society organizations to legislatures -- and will include support for existing campaigns as well as the hunch of broader efforts by groups with direct interests and activities related to the MDGs. The campaign will continue through 2015, with shorter cycles targeting specific outcomes to demonstrate tangible progress and maintain momentum.

In developed countries, the campaign's primary focus will be on raising awareness as a means to boost development assistance, trade opportunities, debt relief, technology transfer and other support needed to...

To continue reading

REQUEST YOUR TRIAL