How can we end poverty? Join the global conversation with UNDP

Sep 9, 2010

In the run-up to the UN Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) Summit in September, UNDP will host a live, online Facebook and Ustream ( conversation on the global fight against poverty and the actions required to achieve sustainable development. The conversation, the first of its kind to be hosted by UNDP, aims to engage the public on the MDGs and the action plan that will be discussed by world leaders during the upcoming Summit.

During the Facebook conversation, UNDP Chief Helen Clark will be online answering questions about the MDGs and discussing their achievement with any member of the general public. Throughout the Summit, Miss Clark will also use the UNDP Twitter account to update the public on the latest developments and outcomes.  She will sign her personal tweets with “^HC”.

What:              Online Conversation on Ending Poverty

Who:               Helen Clark, UNDP Administrator

When:             15 September 2010, at 2:30PM GMT / 8.30PM Hanoi

How:               The event will broadcast live on the UNDP Facebook Page and on Ustream.

How you can participate:

  • By submitting your MDG-related questions to Miss Clark before the live broadcast through Facebook      and Twitter (using @undp and #endpoverty) or by emailing:
  • By sharing the event with your friends

To find out more about the conversation, please visit