Millenium Development Goals

  • Millennium Development Goals-India Country Report 2011

    Eighteen (18) targets were set as quantitative benchmarks for attaining the goals.The United Nations Development Group (UNDG) in its 2nd Guidance note (endorsed in 2003) on Country Reporting on the Millennium Development Goals provided a framework of 53 indicators (48 basic + 5 alternative) which are categorized according to targets, for measuring the progress towards individual targets.

  • The Millennium Development Goals Report 2008

    This report is based on a master set of data that has been compiled by an Inter-Agency and Expert Group on MDG Indicators led by the Department of Economic and Social Affairs of the United Nations Secretariat, in response to the wishes of the General Assembly for periodic assessment of progress towards the MDGs. The Group comprises representatives of the international organizations whose activities include the preparation of one or more of the series of statistical indicators that were identified as appropriate for monitoring progress towards the MDGs.

  • The Millennium Development Goals Report 2009

    The Millennium Declaration set 2015 as the target date for achieving most of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), which established quantitative benchmarks to halve extreme poverty in all its forms. As the date approaches, less than six years away, the world finds itself mired in an economic crisis that is unprecedented in its severity and global dimensions.

  • The Millennium Development Goals Report 2010

    Development Goals, leaders from around the world will be gathering at the United Nations to undertake a comprehensive review of progress and together chart a course for accelerated action on the MDGs between now and 2015.

  • The Millennium Development Goals Report 2011

    The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and targets come from the Millennium Declaration, signed by 189 countries, including 147 heads of State and Government, in September 2000.

Millenium Development Goals

UNDP works with the Planning Commission, Government of India, state governments and civil society networks to help India achieve the MDGs. As the Indian government embarks on formulating the 12th Five-Year Plan aimed at achieving faster, sustainable and inclusive growth, UNDP India has shared the MDG Acceleration Framework (MAF) which was ratified as a potential framework for prioritizing action towards achieving the MDGs.

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