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'The subject of the summit meeting at the United Nations this week is one whose monumental importance is matched only by its minuscule brand recognition: the Millennium Development Goals, henceforth known as the M.D.G.€™s (God save us from such dull shorthand).'

In his latest column for the New York Times, Bono reflects on the progress being made in the fight against extreme poverty - and what can be done to speed it up.

'Tens of millions more kids are in school thanks to debt cancellation. Millions of lives have been saved through the battle against preventable disease, thanks especially to the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria...

'But there are  storms on the horizon....'

Read the entire column here

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