United Nations High Level Luncheon on MDG Progress

CEOs, dignitaries, political figures, and organization representatives attended a high level panel luncheon today at the United Nations. The topics of discussion centered on the progress made thus far in the 2015 MDG agenda. In a comfortable round table format, notable speakers discussed the challenges as well as the way forward in the count down to 2015.

829 Days. #MDGProgress #MDG456Live

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Kathy Calvin, CEO of UN Foundation opens the United Nations high level luncheon on MDG Progress.

Deputy Secretary General Jan Eliasson #mdgprogress #mdg456live

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No one can do everything but everyone can do something. – UN Deputy Secretary General, Jan Eliasson

Former President of Ghana, John Agyekum Kufor addresses the high level panel on water and sanitation.

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Water is life and sanitation is dignity. – Former President of Ghana, John Agekum Kufor

Barbara Lee

We must educate the public and have programs and policies to achieve goals. -Congresswoman Barbara Lee

Melinda Gates speaks on the importance of family planning. #mdg456live #mdgprogress

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We are seeing progress in just a short time. The goal is for 120 million new women to have access to family planning. – Melinda Gates

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Diane Fender

Diane is a Global Traveler, Writer, Anthropologist and Vice President of Girls' Globe whose work has taken her throughout East Africa, Cambodia, Indonesia, Nepal, and India. She is passionate about empowering indigenous women led movements to create change for communities around the world.

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