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Joseph Cornelius Donnelly
Permanent Delegate to the United Nations

Caritas Internationalis

777 United Nations Plaza, Suite 10G
New York, NY 10017

As Head of Caritas' International Delegation Joseph Donnelly has managed the confederation's work on the MDGs at UN Headquarters. He serves as the primary liaison with the UN's Millennium Campaign's Global Office in New York and European Office in Rome. He organised the MDG Convening Group and coordinates with Member States, NGOs, civil society organisations, faith-based organisations and development experts. He is a member of the General Assembly President's MDG2010 Summit Task Force.

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Ban Ki-Moon

“We are the first generation to possess the resources, knowledge and skills to eliminate poverty. Experience shows that where there is strong political resolve, we see progress.  And where there is partnership, there are gains.”

Ban Ki-moon, Secretary General of the United Nations.