Mark the 1,000 day countdown for the Millennium Development Goals!

From 5-12 April, UNDP staff along with other UN colleagues and partners around the world took part in events to highlight MDG achievements and challenges and inspire further action. Among the highlights of the '#MDGMomentum: 1,000 for action' campaign, was a 1,000-minute long digital rally on 5 April - for which UNDP country offices marked the milestone of 1,000 days to achieve the eight MDGs by contributing photos to highlight MDG achievements. You can see a selection of the best photos in the slide show below:

Get involved!

Want to help us achieve the Millennium Development Goals before the target date in 2015? Here are some ways how you can get involved:

  • Join the Campaign

    #ActNow - Save Later

    In the last decade, almost one million people have been killed by disasters and more than one trillion dollars have been lost. Yet only 1% of international aid is spent to minimise the impact of these disasters. Find out more in this powerful clip & join our campaign Act Now Save Later:more

  • Give what you can

    Every dollar counts

    Your donation is helping the UN to provide rapid response and relief to the victims of humanitarian disasters around the worldmore

  • Do something

    Become a volunteer

    Find out how you can be part of the humanitarian community's work and reach out to people in need.more

MDG Momentum - 1000 Days of Action
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Milllennium Development Goals


In 2000, 189 nations made a promise to free people from extreme poverty and multiple deprivations. This pledge turned into the eight Millennium Development Goals.


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