Ending global poverty by 2015 — how are we doing?


    Hour 1

    On Wednesday, the United Nation’s will conclude its Summit on the Millennium Development Goals for 2015 established ten years ago to reduce global poverty.  The Summit concludes with a speech by President Obama.  In this hour of Radio Times we ask what, if anything has been accomplished and explore the challenges that remain. ELIZABETH DICKINSON of Foreign Policy Magazine and GREGORY ADAMS of Oxfam America join us to talk about it.  Then we’ll check in with former Congresswoman MARJORIE MARGOLIES who has been working with directly with women in emerging democracies to support and encourage participation in the political process.

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