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Tracking commitments pledged by the international community towards achieving the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).
Tracking commitments pledged by the international community towards achieving the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).

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Which countries send and receive the most remittances? 

Find out in this amazing interactive graphic from the World Bank. Click here to access its full features: http://bit.ly/ZEhqUw
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Have you seen the +United Nations Year in Review video? See the major events of 2012 and progress towards the Future We Want for All. http://goo.gl/UM31c 

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HOT TOPICS IN DEVELOPMENT IN 2012: megacities, MDGs, Rio+20 failure and more – check out the interactive presentation by the Guardian of the hot development topics of 2012 at http://goo.gl/iFu0y

Tell us what you think were the defining issues in development this year!

Photo: The Guardian Global Development
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VIDEO: Mark Malloch-Brown: developing the MDGs was a bit like nuclear fusion

Mark Malloch-Brown, the former head of the +United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) talks about the origins of the #MDGs and his hopes for the post-2015 development agenda at http://gu.com/p/3bpq2

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Check out the cool interactive graphics of the +Transparency International's 2012 Corruption Perceptions Index, at http://cpi.transparency.org/cpi2012/
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UN Climate Change Secretariat and World Economic Forum launch initiative to recognize climate-friendly financing. Read more at http://goo.gl/YHECI 

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GlaxoSmithKline leads the 2012 Access to Medicines Index, but by narrower margin. The Index evaluates how top pharmaceutical companies help the most in need access medicines. http://goo.gl/WLDhv 

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Today is World AIDS Day! Find out how the AIDS response is making a difference in the lives of people everywhere:
http://www.un.org/en/events/aidsday/

Share to support the cause!

Photo: +United Nations headquarters in New York. Credit: UN Photo
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Can the UN save the London pub?

The traditional London pub is under threat and one closes every week in the UK's capital. Cheap supermarket beer, wine bars and the economic downturn are all being blamed. The pub has long been a cultural institution in Britain and a tourist attraction for visitors.

Check out this video that looks at efforts to stem the decline including a bid to gain a world heritage status from UNESCO.

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India and China are the top two countries receiving migrant remittances
These countries received the most remittances in 2012. Are you surprised by the data? Tell us in the comments below.

Get our latest Migration and Development brief to learn more: http://bit.ly/Taqutl
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