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Beyond the Millennium Development Goals: charting a course for a fairer world (Inaugural Newcastle Jubilee Development Lecture)

Baroness Kinnock of Holyhead

Date/Time: 23rd April 2013

Experience of the UN Millennium Development Goals programme, established in 2000 for fulfilment in 2015, shows successes as well as failures and omissions. It provided lessons that must be learned to stimulate and further steer more effective global efforts to confront and combat poverty and the multiple injustices, insecurities and inefficiencies that poverty inflicts on over a billion people in the world. Undertaking that challenge in continually changing economic, political and climatic conditions requires fresh thinking and new approaches. In the Inaugural Jubilee Lecture, Glenys Kinnock assessed the progress so far, and offered policy proposals to strengthen action to defeat want.