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Education, health care, honest government and jobs top priorities for people worldwide

Education, health care, honest government and jobs top priorities for people worldwide

The UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon presented a new report “A Million Voices: The World We Want”. The report summarizes the findings from public consultations and surveys that engaged more than 1.3 million people in all 193 UN Member States since August 2012 in an effort to identify priorities for the post-2015 development agenda that will succeed the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).

The G20 Leaders Declaration has been published

The G20 Leaders Declaration has been published

The G20 Leaders Declaration has been published following the G20 Summit in St.Petersburg.

Key report outlines vision for achieving MDGs, sets future sustainable development agenda

Key report outlines vision for achieving MDGs, sets future sustainable development agenda

Ahead of an upcoming special General Assembly event next month on efforts by Member States to meet the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and to define a new development agenda, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon released a report on 21 August, A Life of Dignity for All , containing updates on the Goals and a vision for the work ahead.



Expert Views on Education

If You Want Innovation, You Have to Invest in People
As the convergence of digital technologies drives unprecedented levels of change in global marketplaces, it is very much a reality that a company must, as Bill Gates put it, “innovate or die!” In the race for relevance to future customers, the greater a company’s innovation capacity, the greater its chance of success.

Knowledge Prepackaged for Delivery
Traditionally, the main goal of education is to help people grow as independent individuals. But in the era of globalization and a knowledge-based economy, the goals and functions of education are changing. Dr. Eugenie Samier, Associate Professor, Administration and Leadership Studies at the British University in Dubai shared her views on trends in higher education in a changing world and in particular, in the Middle East and Gulf region.



Documents on Education