John McArthur

Senior Fellow, United Nations Foundation

John McArthur is Senior Fellow of the United Nations Foundation and a 2009 World Economic Forum Young Global Leader.

Blog Posts by John McArthur

Can we slash poverty and starvation by 2015? Yes, if we get to work.
On April 5 of this year, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon called attention to the final 1,000 days of the MDGs and the need for continued momentum.
September 25, 2013

Ending extreme poverty in Africa by 2030
The public chorus to eliminate extreme poverty by 2030 now includes US President Barack Obama, World Bank President Jim Yong Kim and Bono. The backdrop is extremely promising since the developing world has already cut the share of people living below US$1.25 a day by half since 1990. At a consistent rate of progress, the other half could well cross the line in another 20 years too...
May 23, 2013