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Finding Opportunity in a World of Seven Billion | IPS ipsnews.net

UNITED NATIONS, Sep 15, 2011 IPS – Next month, the world’s population will reach seven billion people, a landmark that the United Nations Population Fund UNFPA is hailing in its drive to raise awareness about the need for global cooperation to solve issues of development.

On Wednesday, U.N. and civil society leaders gathered in a panel to discuss some of the challenges to components critical to economic and social development, especially health and education, as part of its 7 Billion Actions initiative, an awareness campaign that aims to serve as a platform for individuals, businesses, governments, and many others to facilitate collective action.

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