We can end poverty 2015 – Millennium campaign

UN Millennium Project

End Poverty by 2015 Kampagne

Millennium Development Goals Report

Official Millennium Development Goals Indicators

MDG Monitor

The World Development Report 2011: Conflict, Security, and Development

United Nations Development Programme - Millennium Development Goals


Millennium Consumption Goals (MCG)

Consumption shapes modern economies. This initiative, driven by Prof. Munasinghe, MCG could contribute to make our development path more sustainable, due to its focus on unsustainable patterns of consumption, production and resource exploitation. The MCG wants to address the unsustainable aspects in the lifestyles of the 1.4 billion people in the richest 20 % of the world’s population. They consume over 80% of global output, or 60 times more than the poorest 20%. This proposal involves the rich in the process of poverty reduction and a sustainable development.

MDGs and Local Authorities

Good local practices how to address the MDGs are indispensible for their achievement. Therefore the dialogue and exchange of experiences with different stakeholders, non-state actors and local authorities are so important. 


The Local Millennium Development Goals Initiative – LMDGI  


European Local Authorities Unite to Call for Achievement of Millennium Development Goals 


Local governments mobilized in July: proposed amendments to the Outcome Document of the MDGs Summit


One World Begins at Home

Relevant documents and publications

Millenniums-Erklärung der Mitgliedskommunen des
Rates der Gemeinden und Regionen Europas / Deutsche Sektion
> Mach mit > Wie kann ich aktiv werden > Wie Städte und Kommunen aktiv werden
Local authorities the North and the Millennium
Development Goals – 8 ways to change the world
> Resources > 4. Seite
Thematic Programme NSA-LA in Development – 2011-2013 Strategy paper
> right column
Development effectiveness at the local and regional level
MDGs Post-2015 – The role of local and regional authorities
in the development agenda post-2015
> Documents
Municipal Development Cooperation in Germany (with examples from cities)
> right column
(Durch)Starterpaket Klimaschutz global – durch kommunale Partnerschaften 

Fair Trade

Fair trade is a strategy to fight poverty and implement fair trade relations. This trade system will help to improve the situation of the producers of the South and to establish long-term fair economic structures.

Fair Trade Cooperative dwp eG
The Dritte Welt-Partner GmbH (dwp) offers an online shop for fair trade and sustainably produced products. The company would like to promote a fair trade with producers in developing countries and create more transparent trade structures for the consumers.


Green Economy Coalition
The Green Economy Coalition brings together environment, development, trade union, consumer and business sectors, North and South. The GEC is committed to a common cause: accelerating a transition to a new green economy.