This report examines the latest progress towards achieving the MDGs. It reaffirms that the MDGs have made a profound difference in people’s lives.
Official development assistance is now at its highest level, reversing the decline of the previous two years.
Aid is shifting away from the poorest countries. 80 per cent of imports from developing countries entered developed countries duty-free and tariffs remained at an all-time low. The debt burden of developing countries remained stable at about 3 per cent of export revenue.
Official development assistance (ODA), from OECD-DAC countries, 2000–2013 (Constant 2012 US$ billions)
UNDP co-hosts landmark event to review progress on internet access Geneva - The World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) Forum 2012 concluded today with a call for more cooperation and greater integration of information networks. More than 1,200 delegates from more than 140 countries attmore