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A Rough Guide to a Better World 
The Department for International Development (DFID) is urging British people to use their power as consumers to help help meet MDG #1 and the other MDGs. A free printed guide to ethical consumerism and an interactive website feature people from developing countries telling their own stories.  Visit site
More about: United Kingdom  Advocacy
Touch Africa International 
Touch Africa was founded by international volunteers who attended numerous exchange programmes and missions all over the world. The organization aims to train people to become effective entrepreneurs, community leaders and global citizens. It also supports community projects that help alleviate poverty and protect the environment and organizes two-week volunteer camps in partnership with local authorities and NGOs in Kenya.  Visit site
More about: Kenya
Volunteers and the Millennium Development Goals 
Published jointly by the UN Volunteers, CIVICUS and the International Association for Volunteer Effort (IAVE), this booklet illustrates well how the solidarity and creativity of millions of ordinary people, channelled through volunteerism, are key to achieving the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). (PDF, 682 KB)  Visit site
The Global Call to Action Against Poverty 
The Global Call to Action against Poverty is a worldwide alliance committed to making world leaders live up to their promises, and to making a breakthrough on poverty in 2005.   Visit site
More about: MDG 1
MDG campaigning toolkit 
The Millennium Campaign and Civicus have launched a comprehensive and easy-to-use Campaigning Toolkit for everyone who wants to put an end to extreme poverty by holding their elected leaders to account for the promises they made in the Millennium Declaration.  Visit site
World Bank website on MDGs 
Millennium Development Goals website 
UNDP's Human Development Report (2003) on MDGs 
This UNDP Human Development Report of 2003 focusses on MDGs and analyzes the root causes of failed development and the need for economic reforms, strong governance and social justice for sustainable human development.  Visit site
Millennium Development Project Report 2005 
The final report of the UN Millennium Project published 17 January 2005 recommends the way forward, outlining a way to attain the Millennium Development Goals. Includes the overview (in six languages) and the full report.  Visit site

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