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Sustainable Development Goals

Open Letter to a Girl Born Into Poverty in September 2015

I [Tony Lake] am writing to you because this month, the month of your birth, leaders from virtually every country are meeting about the shape of your future.

The 17 global goals they are committing themselves to achieving over the next 15 years — the Sustainable Development Goals — span everything from protecting the planet... to promoting a more peaceful world... to helping people everywhere live lives of dignity and security. Read More...

Lachner Appointed to Board of United Way Worldwide

Luis Javier Castro Lachner has been appointed to the Board of Directors of United Way Worldwide, the largest NGO in the world. Lachner declared, "As president of AED and member of the board of directors of United Way, I will enrich the alliances between the business world, society organizations, and governments who are focused on solving the main environmental, social and economic challenges that we are facing. In that regard, I will form a collective approach that will impact and impulse common agendas and metrics in order to move the development indicators. I will also impulse the alignment of United Way's agenda with the global development agenda as decreed by the United Nations in the Sustainable Development Goals."