MDG Innovation Forum
The goal of the MDG Advocate-led Innovation Forum on 24 September 2013 was to gather leaders from the private and public sectors, demonstrating ways to accelerate progress on the MDGs.
The Forum showcased four high-impact projects to help advance traditional philanthropy in the direction of smart, targeted investments and creative partnerships, with a specific goal of garnering new commitments to aid in their implementation.
Reporting from the General Assembly at UN HQ in New York, Dominic and the team review the event, reflecting on the content of the pioneering acheivments and commitments emanating from the Forum.
Participants of the Forum included MDG Special Adviser to the Secretary General Jeffrey Sachs, Grammeen Bank founder and Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus and Rwandan President Paul Kagame.