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Several MDG targets have been met

  • The world has reduced extreme poverty by half
  • Efforts in the fight against malaria and tuberculosis have shown results
  • Access to an improved drinking water source became a reality for 2.3 billion people
  • Disparities in primary school enrolment between boys and girls are being eliminated in all developing regions
  • The political participation of women has continued to increase
  • Development assistance rebounded, the trading system stayed favourable for developing countries and their debt burden remained low

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  1. shinichi Post author

    The Millennium Development Goals Report 2014

    United Nations


    Fourteen years ago, the Millennium Declaration articulated a bold vision and established concrete targets for improving the existence of many and for saving the lives of those threatened by disease and hunger. There has been important progress across all goals, with some targets already having been met well ahead of the 2015 deadline. All stakeholders will have to intensify and focus their efforts on the areas where advancement has been too slow and has not reached all.


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