VLOG: Olav Kjorven mulls the Millennium Development Goals Summit

by Julie Mollins | @jmollins | Thomson Reuters Foundation
Tuesday, 21 September 2010 23:39 GMT

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Olav Kjorven, director of policy development for the United Nations Development Programme, spoke to AlertNet in the U.N. Secretariat Building after a media briefing on energy poverty data.

UNITED NATIONS (AlertNet) - Olav Kjorven, director of policy development for the United Nations Development Programme, spoke to AlertNet in the U.N. Secretariat Building after a media briefing on energy poverty data about the general mood at the Millennium Development Goals Summit.

About 140 heads of state are attending the three-day meeting at the U.N., which is focused on figuring out how to deliver eight goals set in 2000 intended to eradicate poverty, hunger and disease by 2015.

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