Tag Archive: MDGs

Faculty Spotlight: Professor Sakiko Fukuda-Parr

International Affairs Professor Sakiko Fukuda-Parr, was recently mentioned in the OXFAM article, From Poverty to Power, for her Power of Numbers’ project, coordinated with Alicia Ely Yamin. The papers will be published a special edition of the Journal of Human Development and Capabilities (gated), but there is an ungated version of the synthesis paper.“The synthesis paper is about the …

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Faculty News: Prof. Sakiko Fukuda-Parr’s presents on MDG Targets for Human Development and Human Rights

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Prof. Fukuda-Parr participated in the Institute for Applied Economic Research (Ipea) in Brasilia. She undertook a historical and situational analysis of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs)

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Professor Fukuda-Parr addresses the UN General Assembly

Following the Rio+20 summit, the General Assembly set up an Open Working Group of governments to formulate the Sustainable Development Goals as part of the on-going process for defining new goals after the expiry of the MDGs in 2015. Professor Sakiko Fukuda-Parr has been invited to make a presentation to the second meeting of the Working Group …

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What kind of world do you want?

With the 2015 deadline to meet the Millennium Development Goals rapidly approaching, the United Nations is gearing up to define the post-2015 Sustainable Development Goals. While the number of people living in extreme poverty has dropped drastically since 1990, and quantifiable progress has been made in improving access to drinking water, the world is facing …

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Article on Sakiko Fukuda-Parr’s MDGs Research

Click here to read about Professor Sakiko Fukuda-Parr’s research project on the impacts of the United Nations’ Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).

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