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17th October 2007
Photos Courtesy (posted in the earlier post) Reshma G Kurup of Art of living
The programme Stand up and speak out at Nele an ngo for more than 60 boys street children bangalore
At the 2000 Millennium Summit, a major breakthrough was reached for the world when 189 Heads of State and Governments assembled together at the United Nations and pledged to make a better world for all by 2015. They agreed to do this by achieving the eight Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) by 2015.
1. Eradicate extreme poverty and hunger2. Achieve universal primary education3. Promote gender equality and empower women4. Reduce child mortality 5. Improve maternal health6. Combat HIV/AIDS, malaria, and other diseases7. Ensure environmental sustainability8. Develop a global partnership for developmentThe Goals are a unique international agreement, being time-bound, measurable and having the public promise of every Head of State in the world. All eight Goals are achi…

Standup & Speak out Bangalore

Over 43.7 million people, in 127 countries have broken the Guinness World Record – set last year at 23.5 million - for the largest number of people to “STAND UP AGAINST POVERTY” in 24 hours.The “Stand Up and Speak Out” record attempt took place over 16th and 17th October and was jointly organised by the United Nations Millennium Campaign (UNMC) and the Global Call to Action against Poverty (GCAP) with a wide range of other partners. The challenge saw millions of people physically and intentionally standing up against poverty, inequality and in support of the Millennium Development Goals. They spoke out to demand a more urgent political response to the growing crisis of global poverty.

17th October 2007

Photos Courtesy Reshma G Kurup of Art of living at Stand up and speak out at Nele an ngo for more than 60 boys bangalore

His Holiness, Poojya Sri Sri Ravi Shankarji

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