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Somalia Millennuim Development Goals Report

The report is the first of its kind in Somalia. Despite the deficit in the quality of the report that is inherent with the absence of adequate, accurate and up to baseline data on Somalia, it will contribute to the ongoing efforts towards assessment, analysis, monitoring of poverty and reporting on more

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Sudan - National Millennium Development Goals Report

The 2010 MDGs Progress Report assumes critical importance for two reasons. Firstly, it is the first progress assessment report regarding the MDGs since the 2004 Interim Report for Sudan. Secondly, it provides an assessment and identifies the challenges and opportunities that would need to be more

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Syria - National Millennium Development Goals Report

This report, the third report of the Millennium Development Goals in the Syrian Arab Republic, is released at a critical time, both at the global level and at the national level. The global economic crisis continues to cast its shadow that did not cease to impact economies worldwide, threatening more

Syria Crisis a Crisis for Development

New York  – With around 800 days left until the target date for achievement of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), today the United Nations Development Group along with the League of Arab States and the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) launched a more

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The Millennium Development Goals Report 2013

The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) have been the most successful global anti-poverty push in history, the report says. Significant and substantial progress has been made in meeting many of the targets—including halving the number of people living in extreme poverty and the proportion of people more

OUR WORK - Millennium Development Goals

According to the Third Arab Human Development Report (AMDGR) for 2010, the Arab region continues to be characterized by sharp disparities between the different sub-regions While the high income countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council  are on-track to achieving most of the MDG targets, the poorer countries, most of which suffer from conflict, together with Iraq and the Occupied Palestinian Territory, lag significantly behind, making it unlikely that they will be able to meet the majority of the targets by 2015.

Within this context, the Millennium Development Goals can only be achieved by 2015 through following suitable economic and social policies.

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