Achieving the Millennium Development Goals in an Era of Global Uncertainty

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.

It then goes on to discuss the possible policy responses that may guide the region in its efforts to meet the challenges. In particlular, it emphasizes the role of social protection as well as regional and South-South cooperation for addressing some of the key challenges while strengthening global partnership.

Fourth in a series of publications issued jointly by three leading development agencies in the region ­- the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), this Report is a valuable resource for policy makers, development practitioners, civil society organizations, private sector and media concerned with the achievement of the MDGs in Asia and the Pacific.

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Partnership types

Standards and guidelines development

Regions / countries / territories

Asia: 41 countries (show)

Global issues

Environment and climate change