"Africa is, indeed, coming into fashion." - Horace Walpole (1774)

5.18.2009

because MDG-awareness is at least as important as basic public order

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2 Comments:

Blogger Matt said...

Good lord: "The booklet will serve as a tool to encourage audiences to assume their responsibility towards attaining each goal"

Perhaps audiences should focus on making their lives better the best way they can, rather than how the UN thinks they should?

Monday, May 18, 2009 6:15:00 AM

 
Blogger texasinafrica said...

That's fair. It's not as though most of the MDG's are particularly controversial; everyone seems to agree that access to clean drinking water is a good thing. I'm just wondering how the MDG campaign will work in areas that lack basic governance structures and a minimal level of security. Maybe UNDP should partner with the Somaliland government...

Monday, May 18, 2009 9:59:00 AM

 

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