UN: Globalization must be more inclusive
Dervis said that despite a "virtually unprecedented rate" of global economic growth, inequalities between the rich and poor both within and between nations was "exploding."
Millennium Development Goals (MGDs), which seek to drastically reduce or eliminate several social and economic ill, are a "tremendously powerful mobilizing force" to address these concerns, he said.
Nobel peace laureate Muhammad Yunus of Bangladesh leaves the Nobel institute after a press conference in Oslo. Yunus discussed UN goals of halving poverty within a decade and his own program of direct microloans to the poor. AFP/Daniel Sannum Laute via Yahoo News.