When we pull together, we can achieve great things. Partnerships for development work – they are good investment.

UN Secetary-General Ban Ki-moon on the announcement that two targets of the Millenium Development Goals (MDGs) had been met last week.

These two targets were:

  • Global poverty has been halved (as reported by the Economist) in 2010. (MDG 1)
  • The number of people without access to safe drinking water has been halved. (MDG 7, Target 7.C)