2010 MDG Review

This year passes 10 years when Millennium Development Goals were invented and enthusiastically accepted by all UN nations. 2010 is a high time to review the progress, identify so far failures and their causes, and conceive a plan for the five years left to the deadline.   Task is tough, but feasible. To attain MDGs significant acceleration of progress rate is a necessity. It will take a lot of efforts and devotion of all actors: citizens, civil society organisations, international community and primarily governments of respective countries. Winning political will in the times of global economic crisis is going to be one of the major challenges the 2010 Summit in New York will need ...

Targets and indicators

Periodic assessment of progress is essential for positioning countries on their road to 2015 deadline. Monitoring progress constitutes the basis for the policy-makers. Plans they draft account for the lost time and ensure that no more opportunities are missed in the future. Targets and indicators are essential elements of monitoring the progress. Each goal consists of at least one target. To each target there is a few indicators attributed. To achieve the MDGs countries need to take holistic approach. The goals are interrelated and thus comprehensiveness is required, especially now when the recent economic crisis makes the achievement of the MDGs even more challenging.Click here for officia...

MDGs News

Millennium Development Goals Report 2010 24th June 2010, - According to the Millennium Development Goals Report 2010, launched on 23 June, the economic crisis took a heavy toll on jobs and incomes around the world, but its impact does not threaten achievement of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) target of cutting the rate of extreme poverty in half by 2015. Inequality Gap Stains Thailand’s MDG Achievements 10th May 2010, Bangkok (IPS) - Thailand may have earned praise for meeting national targets to slash poverty and hunger ahead of a global deadline, but the two-month long street protests in Bangkok exposes a troubling fact – economic inequality. Accelerating Progress towards ...




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