About us

    Our mission

    At Millennium Promise, we believe that the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), including the end of poverty, can be achieved by 2030, even in the most challenging and remote parts of the world.

    History & Founders

    History  & Founders

    Millennium Promise is the leading international nonprofit organization solely committed to accelerating the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals and the eradication of extreme poverty, hunger, and preventable disease.

    Board of Directors

    The Board of Directors (BoD) provides strategic oversight and guidance on the business and affairs of MP, ensuring it is prudently making use of its assets to advance its mission and ensure sustainability.

    Professor Jeffrey Sachs
    Professor Jeffrey Sachs
    Director, Center for Sustainable Development (CSD), Chairman of the Board, MP
    Dr. Amadou I. Niang
    Dr. Amadou I. Niang
    CEO, Millennium Promise
    Nancy Best
    Nancy Best
    Co-founder of the Nancy & Randy Best Foundation
    Jennifer Gross
    Jennifer Gross
    Leadership Council Member at Sustainable Development Solutions Network, Founder of the Blue Chip Foundation
    Ms. Jacqueline Corbelli
    Ms. Jacqueline Corbelli
    Founder, Chairman & CEO, BrightLine
    Intelligent Management
    Mr. Amre Youness
    CEO, IMR Management Services Limited
    Ms. Rieko Suzuki Kitaoka
    Ms. Rieko Suzuki Kitaoka
    Chair of the Board, Millennium Promise Japan
    Ms. Elaine Weidman Grunewald
    Ms. Elaine Weidman Grunewald
    Senior Vice President, Chief Sustainability & Public Affairs Officer, and Head of Sustainability & Public Affairs / Ericsson
    Ambassador Dho Young-shim
    Ambassador Dho Young-shim
    Chairperson of the UN World Tourism Organization’s Sustainable Tourism for Eliminating Poverty (ST-EP) Foundation (Republic of Korea)
    Prof. Dr. Klaus M. Leisinger
    Prof. Dr. Klaus M. Leisinger
    Founder & President, Global Values Alliance Foundation

    Technical Advisory Committee

    A Technical Advisory Committee (TAC), including SDSN, the Earth Institute entities, Korean universities and research centers and other technical and scientific entities active in SDGs related areas, to support and guide the programs.

    National Steering Committee

    Our team

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    Millennium Promise has a pool of high level experts specialized in the development and implementation of SDGs related activities at meso and local levels - health, education, agriculture / agribusiness, environment, infrastructure, community development, information technology, GIS, monitoring and evaluation, institutional development, governance, communication, etc.).

    Partners

    Partnerships are central to Millennium Promise’s concept of integrated science-based, multi-sectoral, multi-scale approaches to sustainable development in sub-Saharan Africa. MP relies on partnerships to achieve its goals while remaining committed to Equality, Transparency, Results-oriented and Responsibility as core to its principle.

    Millennium Promise receives support for its operations from several public governments, non-governmental organizations, private donors, philanthropists, and foundations and non-profit partners who believe in and are committed to ending extreme poverty through integrated development at the local level.

    Landmark early support from the Soros Humanitarian Foundation launched the dynamic global alliance of Millennium Promise partners, a network that continues to grow today.

     

    Financials

    Your donation supports Millennium Promise in our mission to advance sustainable development in communities across rural Africa using innovative solutions and scalable systems aimed at achieving the Sustainable Development Goals including the end of extreme poverty.