Posted by: APO | 15 June 2010

What Will It Take to Achieve The Millennium Development Goals? / An International Assessment / “Evidence from 50 countries on what has worked to reduce poverty”

 

What Will It Take to Achieve The Millennium Development Goals? / An International Assessment / “Evidence from 50 countries on what has worked to reduce poverty”

 

NEW YORK, June 15, 2010/African Press Organization (APO)/ — UNDP Administrator Helen Clark will launch an extensive assessment of what must be done to advance sustainable development and reduce global poverty. The report, titled What Will It Take To Achieve The Millennium Development Goals? An International Assessment, identifies an eight-point action agenda to be included in the outcome of the World leaders’ MDG Summit in New York, this September.

 

The report draws on evidence of what has worked in 50 countries, such as the abolition of school fees helping to triple primary school enrollment in Ethiopia, and the construction of health clinics and strong partnerships in Afghanistan assisting to reduce child deaths.

 

What: Launch of report, What Will It Take to Achieve The Millennium Development Goals? An International Assessment

 

Who: UNDP Administrator Helen Clark

 

When: 12:00 noon, Thursday 17 June 2010

 

Where: Dag Hammarskjold Library Auditorium at the Noon Briefing

 

 

Hard copies of the report will be made available at the launch, and will also be available at http://www.undp.org

 

SOURCE 

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)


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