MDGs and PE indicators

04 Nov 2008

This document provides a draft summary of the key messages from the high-level policy dialogue held during the 2005 World Millennium Summit held in New York. The dialogue revolves around the theme entitled モInvesting in the Environment to Fight Povertyヤ.

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04 Nov 2008

This report presents best evidence on the economic importance of environment to poverty reduction and pro-poor growth, and identifying priority areas for improved investment to achieve MDG7 and contribute to the broader MDG agenda.

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04 Nov 2008

The Millennium Development Goals, endorsed by the United Nations General Assembly, are rooted in the concept of sustainable development. Environmental sustainability is not only acknowledged as a specific goal in its own rights, but is integral to the achievement of most of the Millennium Development Goals.

04 Nov 2008

This paper examines how countries can use information and assessment methods to measure and report on progress towards Millennium Development Goal 7, モEnsure Environmental Sustainability.ヤ The intended audience is decision-makers, at all levels of society, who require information to identify problems, develop and implement plans, and assess results.

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04 Nov 2008

This publication focuses on the local processes that can deliver the MDGs with regard to poverty reduction and sustainable resource use. It addresses the following questions:

  • How can international agencies ensure support for the local processes needed to achieve the MDGs on the ground?
  • What changes are needed in monitoring progress towards meeting the MDGs?

    If governments and international agencies focus more on the MDGs, what might be marginalized, especially regarding civil and political rights, decentralization and democracy?