“Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family.” -- Kofi Annan

“It is only with good governance that we can find solutions to poverty, inequity and insecurity." - United Nations Development Programme, 2005

“Health is at the center of the development agenda.” - WHO Report on Millennium Development Goals, 2010

"Poverty does not belong in civilized human society. Its proper place is in a museum.” - Muhammad Yunus, Nobel Laureate

"Thanks to market forces, even the world's poorest people are beginning to benefit from the flow of digital information." - Jeffrey Sachs, director of The Earth Institute at Columbia University