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Video: What did the Millennium Development Goals achieve?

John McArthur
Director, Center for Sustainable Development, Brookings Institution
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“When different communities and constituencies rally around a similar sense of deadline, that’s when they get most creative.”

In this video, filmed at the World Economic Forum’s Annual Meeting, John McArthur, Senior Fellow, United Nations Foundation, considers the extent of the success of the Millennium Development Goals and looks ahead to the Global Goals for Sustainable Development, which aim to tackle extreme poverty, inequality, hunger, climate change and other key global challenges by 2030.

Author: John McArthur, Senior Fellow, United Nations Foundation.

Image: Young boys eat cookies in a makeshift camp at a collection point in the village of Roszke, Hungary REUTERS/Marko Djurica

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