Achieving the Millennium Development Goals (Studies in by M. McGillivray

By M. McGillivray

This ebook provides analytical insights into if and the way the targets followed by means of the foreign neighborhood usually are achieved. A key characteristic of the research is the popularity that the majority of the MDG pursuits are endogenously similar. those inter-dependencies are the most important not just in examining the MDGs, but additionally devising options.

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Answers to them logically follow from each other, so let us focus on the meaning of the second question. There are three possible interpretations for any given goal: (i) achievement in all countries and therefore worldwide; (ii) achievement in all regions of the world but not necessarily achievement in each country within each region; or (iii) achievement in the world as a whole but not necessarily in each region or country. The second and third scenarios could be interpreted as referring to average achievements, in that overachievement in some countries compensates for failure to achieve the goals in others.

The demographic transition will increase the share of the elderly in the population. Obesity rises with urbanization. Smoking becomes a major health problem. . some remain hidden But some age-old problems – notably the plight of people with disabilities – remain with us and are largely ignored. Finally, we should try to expect the unexpected Predictions of progress assume ‘business as usual’. But shocks of various kinds should be expected, though their precise timing and location cannot be predicted with accuracy.

Ii) Youth and new technology not available for 1990. 6 Total ODA from DAC member countries, 1990–2010 It was mentioned at the outset of this chapter that a key component of the strategy to achieve the MDGs is the doubling of ODA from its 2003 level to approximately $US135 billion per year by 2006 and to further increase it to $US195 billion by 2015. It was also mentioned that the UN has called on donors to actually provide these levels of ODA. 6, which shows the actual annual levels of global aid from 1990 to 2006 as well as anticipated or projected levels, based on donor pledges and forward commitments, to 2010.

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