Millennium Development Goals

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Delivering the Post-2015 Development Agenda

One year ago the United Nations Development Group (UNDG) released a summary of a global consultation process on the world that people want. The report, ‘A Million Voices’, captured the results of nearly 100 national dialogues on post-2015, 11 thematic consultations, and a vibrantmore



While an increasing number of Africans are enjoying higher living standards, countries in Sub-Saharan Africa should redouble efforts to ensure crises such as the current Ebola outbreak in West Africa do not reverse development achievements, says the latest MDG report on Africa. Africa’s povertymore


The Millennium Development Goals Report 2014

This report examines the latest progress towards achieving the MDGs. It reaffirms that the MDGs have made a profound difference in people’s lives. Global poverty has been halved five years ahead of the 2015 timeframe. Ninety per cent of children in developing regions now enjoy primary education,more


Discussion Paper - Governance for Sustainable Development

There are now widely accepted arguments that governance is of high relevance to the post-2015 development agenda: effective governance institutions and systems that are responsive to public needs deliver essential services and promote inclusive growth, while inclusive political processes ensuremore


2013 Global MDG Conference Working Paper Series

The 2013 Global MDG Conference (GMC) held from 27 to 28 February 2013, in Bogota (Colombia), brought together partners playing a crucial role in turning the global MDG agenda into force towards human development at national and sub-national levels. With close than 200 participants from about 40more


UNDP Global Programme 2014-2017

The Global Programme supports countries to achieve the eradication of poverty and significant reduction of inequalities and exclusion.  The Global Programme is the architecture that allows UNDP to provide coherent global policy advice and programme support services, based on country andmore


Breaking Down the Silos: Integrating Environmental Sustainability in the Post-2015 Agenda

“Breaking Down the Silos: Integrating Environmental Sustainability in the Post-2015 Agenda” captures the key messages from the eight-month consultation process that engaged academia, think tanks, representatives of civil society, youth, women and men from North and South who chose to focus themore


Accelerating Progress, Sustaining Results

The report details the success of the MDG Acceleration Framework (MAF), a tool developed by UNDP over 2009-2010, and endorsed by the United Nations Development Group (UNDG) in 2010 to guide collaborative national efforts to identify and overcome bottlenecks slowing country progress towardsmore


A Million Voices: The World We Want

This report by the United Nations Development Group (UNDG) collects the perspectives on the 'world we want' from over 1 million people around the globe. For almost one year, people have engaged energetically in 88 national consultations, 11 thematic dialogues, and through the MY World globalmore


The Millennium Development 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 peoplemore

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