OnePlanet: Kofi Annan on broken promises and social unrest Sept. 23, 2010

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Ten years in progress, just five years left - time is running out for the world to achieve it's Millennium Development Goals. As leaders gather in New York to discuss the final push, One Planet sits down with one of the architects of the MDGs - Kofi Annan. The former UN Secretary General tells Mike Williams about the global battle against poverty, hunger and climate change. We'll also look at some successes and failures. We head to Italy to examine the difficulty of persuading developed countries to donate billions of dollars of aid in these difficult financial times. And we ...



Ten years in progress, just five years left - time is running out for the world to achieve it's Millennium Development Goals. As leaders gather in New York to discuss the final push, One Planet sits down with one of the architects of the MDGs - Kofi Annan. The former UN Secretary General tells Mike Williams about the global battle against poverty, hunger and climate change. We'll also look at some successes and failures. We head to Italy to examine the difficulty of persuading developed countries to donate billions of dollars of aid in these difficult financial times. And we hear from Ghana, were a schools food programme offers a reason to be cheerful.