1.44 years
remaining
until 2015

1990 2015
UNDP 2013 Annual Report

2012 marked the beginning of a process of reinvigorating the global development agenda. At Rio+20, the UN Conference on Sustainable Development, UN Member States agreed that sustainable development is the only viable path forward, based on integrated approaches to economic and social development and environmental protection. Towards that end, Member States agreed to shape sustainable development goals which could guide national and international actions beyond 2015.


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The Millenium Declaration

In 2000, 189 nations made a promise to free people from extreme poverty and multiple deprivations. This pledge turned into the eight Millennium Development Goals.


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