GLAAS is a UN-Water initiative implemented by the World Health Organization (WHO)
The 2011 Human Development Report argues that the urgent global challenges of sustainability and equity must be addressed together – and identifies policies on the national and global level that could spur mutually reinforcing progress towards these interlinked goals.
Based on a review of 50 country studies, this review by UNDP finds that the resources and know-how necessary to achieve the MDGs exist. Acceleration of progress over the next five years (2010-2015) will need to focus on continuing proven strategies, policies and interventions and making a radical...
Enhancing collaboration and cooperation between the United Nations and the Bretton Woods institutions
This report provides recent examples of collaboration between the United Nations system, the World Bank, IMF and the World Trade Organization in support of global efforts to achieve the Millennium Development Goals. The report also addresses new challenges and emerging issues, including those...
This Report outlines the status of achievement of MDGs in the Asia-Pacific region and identifies some of the key challenges. It was published in 2010 by The Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) in conjunction with the ADB and UNDP.
A number of reports with a regional focus on the Millennium Development Goals have been issued by the United Nations Regional Commissions.
This groundbreaking report, issued in 2005, lays out a practical plan to achieve the Millennium Development Goals. It presents an overview of the findings and recommendations of the UN Millennium Project, an independent advisory body to UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan, which was directed by...
This is the latest edition of the widely read UNDP reports analyzing the progress (or lack thereof) on the African continent towards achieving the MDGs.
This paper is UNDP’s forward-looking review of the factors that shape MDG progress, along with the constraints and bottlenecks that have hampered MDG achievement in many countries. The findings build on MDG assessments in 30 countries that were undertaken for this review.
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