25 September – the world wonders if Aid is working
On 25 September, world leaders gather in New York to take stock of the progress made in global development.
We’ve produced a short fact-sheet to summarise what the Millennium Development Goals have so far achieved.
But however powerful these statistics are, they are still numbers. And numbers are boring. It is much better to find new, more engaging ways to get the message across. Like this Monty Python inspired video:
And that’s why we wrote this article in the Irish Examiner:
And we published these real-life stories in the Metro Herald, as part of our “World’s Best News” initiative.
And here’s a few more:
And the latest report by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon also shows that there is plenty of positive news – along the many obvious remaining challenges.
So, does aid work?Maybe just have a look at this video:
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