Secretary-General Opens High-Level MDG Event: 25 September 2008 (UN Photo/Mark Garten)
Secretary-General Opens High-Level MDG Event: 25 September 2008 (UN Photo/Mark Garten)

Governments, foundations, businesses and civil society groups rallied around the call to action to slash poverty, hunger and disease by 2015, by announcing new commitments to meet the Millennium Development Goals, at a high-level event at UN Headquarters on 25 September 2008.