Foreign Minister presents Australia’s Statement to United Nations MDG Summit

On 22 September 2010, Minister for Foreign Affairs Kevin Rudd addressed the High-Level Plenary Meeting of the United Nations General Assembly in New York to present Australia’s statement on progress towards the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).The MDGs are a set of measurable targets to reduce extreme poverty, hunger and disease; and to promote gender equality, education and environmental sustainability (see statement below).

Australian statement:
High-level Plenary Meeting of the United Nations General Assembly
(Millennium Development Goals Summit)
(.pdf 40KB)

Watch video of Foreign Minister Kevin Rudd’s address to the UN General Assembly in New York.

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