MDGs and PE indicators

04 Nov 2008

Energy must play a more prominent role in strategies to achieve the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). Consumption of modern energy services by the poor falls far short of needs ヨ and potential.

This UN-Energy paper on the importance of energy for achieving the MDGs was drafted collectively by the United Nations (UN) agencies, programmes and organizations working in the area of energy, reflecting their insights and expertise.

04 Nov 2008

As the world's natural systems degrade, the opportunity to achieve the eight Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) by 2015 is slipping away.

This publication, prepared in time for the United Nations World Summit in September 2005, discusses how protecting ecosystems affects all MDGs.

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04 Nov 2008

The PEP/MDG economic analysis was successfully presented at the UN World Summit on 14 September 2005 in New York City ( As a follow-up to this event and the accompanying publications, and under an agreement with UNDP/UNOPS, IUCN-The World Conservation Union has compiled this bibliography of case studies and other documents, building on material included in the PEP report by the late Prof. David Pearce of University College London.