Hear the voices of those who aren't at the summit

Priorities for the world’s citizens from a UN survey of more than 8.4 million people. SOURCE: http://data.myworld2015.org/

What you need to know:

  • Amana’s only source of nourishment is her mother’s breast milk. The family’s income doesn’t stretch to milk or butter. “I don’t eat much,” Khalida says.
  • More than 8 million people have answered so far, and the top priorities – out of sixteen choices – are better education and healthcare, and greater food security.
  • Malnutrition and health are on the agenda here at the United Nations. But with 169 targets, they get lost among everything else.

In the corridors at the UN summit in New York, it is evident that everyone wants different things out of the next set of global development goals.


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