Monthly Archives: August 2010

President Aquino’s Millennium
Development Goals

President Aquino’s first foreign trip is most likely the United Nations assembly. With barely five years left until the 2015 deadline to achieve the Millennium Development Goals (MDG), the UN Secretary-General called on world leaders to attend the summit in New York on September 20-22 to accelerate progress towards the MDGs. Foreign Secretary Alberto Romulo believes that “by that time he is already addressing the domestic issues, and he has advanced in his domestic issue programs. Of course like he said ‘I cannot solve it in two or three months’ but we set the guidelines, we’ll be on track and the various government offices in charge are there on the ball.

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