MDGs and PE indicators
Prepared as a contribution to the 2002 World Summit on Sustainable Development, the document focuses on ways to reduce poverty, and sustain growth. It defines the links between poverty, and the environment, and, demonstrates that sound, and equitable management of the environment is integral to achieving the Millennium Development Goals, in particular to eradicating extreme poverty, and hunger, reducing child mortality, combating major diseases, and ensuring environmental sustainability.
Localizing MDGs for Poverty Reduction in Viet Nam: Reducing Vulnerability and Providing Social ProtectionPosted on: 4 November 2008 - 1:36pm
The paper aims to suggest a framework for addressing and monitoring vulnerability over the coming decade in order to reduce extreme poverty and to improve the objective and subjective experience of security.
This document focuses on the design and implementation of a poverty-environment information system and the indicators that flow from that system. It highlights a number of considerations to be taken into account in designing an information system for the poverty-environment nexus and offers specific elements of an information system and indicators to be applied in localities of developing countries.
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 “Investing in the Environment to Fight Poverty”.
Sustaining the Environment to Fight Poverty and Achieve the MDGs: THE ECONOMIC CASE AND PRIORITIES FOR ACTIONPosted on: 4 November 2008 - 1:29pm
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.
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.
This paper examines how countries can use information and assessment methods to measure and report on progress towards Millennium Development Goal 7, “Ensure Environmental Sustainability.” The intended audience is decision-makers, at all levels of society, who require information to identify problems, develop and implement plans, and assess results.
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:
This report discusses the value of interfacing poverty and the environment for sustainable development. Highlighting the innovative practices of communities and local partnerships, it details how poverty concerns are critical for long-term conservation success. Also explored is how the environment and natural resource management can be integrated into all of the Millennium Development Goals.
This 2005 report calls for the inclusion of more local level institutions in poverty alleviation efforts. From politics, to international donor support, to monitoring, efforts to "make poverty history" must have a keener understanding of the local situations and collaborate more intensely with organizations formed by the poor.