1000-Day Milestone for MDG Achievement: Increasing Momentum through International Policy Research
Brasília, April 04, 2013 – Friday April 5th marks 1000 days until the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) are anticipated to be achieved. Momentum 1000 is a worldwide rally organized by the UNDP that aims to enhance cooperation and advocacy throughout the final leg towards achieving the MDGs.
The International Policy Center for Inclusive Growth (IPC-IG) of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has published a number of publications related to better understanding how to achieve each of the eight MDGs. In line with this, the following IPC-IG publications apply a critical lens to the development framework presented by the MDGs:
The aforecited IPC-IG publications serve to inform policymakers in advancing human development and to leverage policy research on inclusive growth in the pursuit of achieving the MDGs. The featured research attempts to address the key challenges presented by each MDG, ranging from development innovations to gender equality. The IPC-IG invites you to visit the following links provided below each MDG that may help critically inform efforts to improve lives around the world. In addition to relevant news and publications, each MDG is accompanied by illustrative photographs from the IPC-IG’s Humanizing Development Global Photography Campaign.
MDG 1: Eradicate Extreme Poverty and Hunger
MDG 2: Achieve Universal Primary Education
MDG 3: Promoting gender equality and empowering women
MDG 4: Reducing child mortality rates
MDG 5: Improving maternal health
MDG 6: Combating HIV/AIDS, malaria, and other disease
MDG 7: Ensuring environmental sustainability
MDG 8: Developing a global partnership for development
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