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Monday, November 04, 2002

In September 2000, The Millennium Development Goals were agreed by 152 heads of state. These leaders pledged to moderate globalisation, foster better governance, 1/2 the number of people living in poverty by 2015, prevent conflict + protect the vulnerable, secure life on earth + strengthen the UN...

On October 1st 2002, Kofi Annan warned that the world was falling short in meeting the objectives agreed by global leaders 2 years ago in the Millennium Declaration + outlined a series of steps being taken by the United Nations + its partners to help accelerate progress (watch his press conference video announcing country-level reporting here) towards achievement of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).