World Leaders Set To Approve Development Goals More Ambitious Than MDGs

Los Angeles Times: Leaders aim for sustainable development after Millennium goals success
“After a decade of dramatic global health and economic advances, world leaders are set to adopt a sweeping agenda to eradicate extreme poverty and child mortality and spur efforts to slow climate change and preserve the environment. The so-called Sustainable Development Goals — expected to be formally approved at the United Nations this week at the largest-ever gathering of heads of state, including President Obama — have garnered little attention in the United States…” (Levey, 9/23).