MDG Awards Committee events support and raise awareness of the United Nations Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). The highlight annual New York-based ceremony provides a high profile platform to honour and celebrate exemplary efforts by national governments and civil society stakeholders in contributing toward the achievement of the MDG goals. Local and partnership events provide an opportunity for recognition of community projects and leadership.
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We will support the Millennium Development Goals, and approach next year's Summit with a global plan to make them a reality. And we will set our sights on the eradication of extreme poverty in our time
President Barack Obama - UN Speech 09/23/2009
March 30, 2012
On March 30th, Jack Brewer, Chairman of the MDG Awards Committee's Athletes and Entertainers Committee presented MDG Special Recognition Awards to Malawi, Sri Lanka, Mexico and Liberia. The Awards were received by their Ambassadors at a Press Conference at the United Nations. Also present were many of the NFL Players that serve jointly on the Athletes and Entertainers Committee and as Ambassadors of the Jack Brewer Foundation (JBF).
September 21, 2010
MDG Awards Committee showcases United Nations progress on MILLENNIUM DEVELOPMENT GOALS (MDGS)
September 12, 2007
Grammy winner Nile Rodgers takes on crusade against poverty
The MDG Awards Committee is a not for profit organization whose mission is to support the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals(MDGs), to disseminate information on the MDGs to the wider public, and to recognize the contributions of a wide variety of stakeholders in the common cause of reaching the MDGs by the target date of 2015. Although Government Award Recipients are determined in consultation with UN Agencies and experts, among others, the MDG Awards are not official awards of the United Nations.
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