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Author: Eduardo López Moreno
Publisher: UN-HABITAT
Keywords: millennium, world, wide, target, dweller, estimation, goal, slum, monitoring, urban, face, poverty, new, slums, development
Number of Pages: 94
Published: 2003
ISBN-10: 9211316839
ISBN-13: 9789211316834
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Author: Mayra Buvinić
Publisher: World Bank Publications
Keywords: development, goal, millennium, stand, women, equality
Number of Pages: 374
Published: 2008-09
ISBN-10: 082137446X
ISBN-13: 9780821374467

Upon signing the Millennium Declaration in 2000, the international community committed itself to eight development goals with timebound targets and measurable indicators. The third of these eight goals was to 'promote gender equality and empower women'. The third Millennium Development Goal (MDG3) in the Millennium Declaration has spurred national and international efforts to improve women's situation around the globe. 'Equality for Women: Where Do We Stand on Millennium Goal 3?' tracks countries' progress with implementing and financing MDG3 by examining national experiences and successes wit
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Author: Adam Wagstaff
Publisher: World Bank Publications
Keywords: rising, challenges, health, goals, development, millennium
Number of Pages: 210
Published: 2004
ISBN-10: 0821357670
ISBN-13: 9780821357675

The report provides data on progress and trends in reaching the Millennium Development Goals for health, nutrition and population. It looks at poor-nonpoor disparities; health system reforms as a means of laying building blocks for the efficient and equitable delivery of interventions; the financing of health spending through domestic resources and aid; and improving the effectiveness of development assistance in health. In doing so, the report links the health Millennium Development Goal agenda with the broader poverty-reduction agenda. In addition, the report provides an inventory of World B
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Author: Alexander G. Bearn
Publisher: American Philosophical Society
Keywords: millennium, program, society, philosophical, knowledge, american, useful
Number of Pages: 346
Published: 1999
ISBN-10: 0871692341
ISBN-13: 9780871692344

Useful Knowledge: What Will It Be for the Next Millennium? In five symposia, members of the American Philosophical Society (APS) asked this question in April 1999 at the Society's Millennium Meeting. Contents: (I) Mathematical & Physical Sciences: The Laws of Nature; Our Concepts of the Cosmos, Progress, Prospects & Mysteries; Mathematics & Computing; Global Warming: Does Science Matter?; & The Molecular Biology of Huntington's Disease; (II): Biological Sciences: Scientists & The Public: An Ambivalent Partnership; Cancer: The Revolution & the Challenges; Wiring the Brain: Dynamic Interplay bet
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Author: Patrick Grady
Publisher: Global Economics Ltd.
Keywords: round, millennium, wto, seattle
Number of Pages: 190
Published: 1999
ISBN-10: 0968621007
ISBN-13: 9780968621004

The Millennium Round of multilateral negotiations was launched at the well-publicized third World Trade Organization (WTO) Ministerial Meeting in Seattle in December. Seattle & Beyond: The WTO Millennium Round is the ultimate guide to the many difficult & controversial issues that will arise during the planned three-year negotiations. Seattle & Beyond contains 15 chapters providing an in-depth look at the topics of E-commerce, agriculture, opening markets, competition policy, integrating labor standards, settling disputes, & much more. "This is a very useful summary & analysis of the major iss
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Author: Stijn Claessens
Publisher: World Bank Publications
Keywords: development, goals, millennium, financial, sector
Number of Pages: 128
Published: 2007-01
ISBN-10: 0821368648
ISBN-13: 9780821368640

This study investigates the relationship between financial sector development and progress in reaching the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). It assesses the contribution of countries' financial sector development to achieving the MDGs. The focus is on the relationships between financial development and economic welfare and growth, and the following four MDG-themes: Poverty, Education, Health, and Gender Equality. In doing so, the book reviews the theoretical channels, surveys existing empirical evidence-both cross-country and case study evidence, and provides new evidence. 'Financial Sector
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Author: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Na
Publisher: Food & Agriculture Org.
Keywords: bangkok, thailand, february, millennium, third, conference, aquaculture, report
Number of Pages: 110
Published: 2001
ISBN-10: 9251047081
ISBN-13: 9789251047088

Members of more than 200 organisations from countries across the world attended the conference, representing all key stakeholder groups in aquaculture. The aim of the conference was to formulate a strategy for sustainable aquaculture development over the next 20 years, following on from the work of the Kyoto Conference held in 1976. In particular, it considered the role that aquaculture will play in the overall context of development, from the local to the global level. This report is the second publication arising from the Millennium Conference, and includes the detailed recommendations of th
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