Evaluation of Outcomes of the Summit of the UN General Assembly on the Millennium Development Goals

Trade Union participation in the Summit

A trade union delegation led by ITUC General Secretary Sharan Burrow, participated actively in various events at the Summit, while some participants engaged in dialogue with their government representatives, to signal the keen interest of the trade union delegation in seeing real and accelerated progress aimed at achieving the MDGs MDGs The Millennium Development Goals are eight international development goals that were officially establishing following the Millennium Summit of the United Nations in 2000. All 193 United Nations member states have agreed to achieve these goals by 2015. The ITUC advocates for the inclusion of Decent Work and Social Protection in the new development framework. by 2015, particularly with respect to poverty eradication through decent work and social protection.