Picture This: We Can End Poverty, Great photo contest

August 4, 2010

Check out these amazing images submitted by professionals and amateurs photographers from all over the world.

Picture This: We Can End Poverty show photos depicting people taking action to achieve any of the 8 Millennium Development Goals. Vote for your preferred picture from August 1-15 on the UNDP –Olympus- AFP Foundation Photo Contest site.

The photo contest is promoted by UNDP which is dedicated to helping countries achieve the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), eight human development targets that the world’s governments adopted in 2001 and pledged to achieve by 2015.

These goals are:

  • Eradicate extreme poverty and hunger
  • Achieve universal primary education
  • Promote gender equality and empower women
  • Reduce child mortality
  • Improve maternal health
  • Combat HIV/AIDS, malaria and other diseases
  • Ensure environmental sustainability
  • Develop a global partnership for development

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