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UN MILLENNIUM DEV LIBRARY

UN Millennium Development Library (14 Volume Set)

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UN Millennium Development Library
17 Jun 2005
The UN Millennium Development Library is the official UN strategy for overcoming poverty and achieving human development objectives embodied in the UN Millennium Development Goals, adopted in 2000 by world leaders. The Library, housing the flagship publication Investing in Development and 14 them...
INNOVATION APPLYING KNOWLEDGE

Innovation

Applying Knowledge in Development

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UN Millennium Development Library
17 Jun 2005
This Millennium Project Task Force Report makes a powerful case for development policies to focus on key sources of economic growth, particularly the use of scientific and technological knowledge and related institutional adjustments. It outlines core areas for policy action, including a focus on...
TRADE FOR DEV

Trade for Development

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UN Millennium Development Library
17 Jun 2005
The current international trading system is stacked against developing countries, a situation that severely hampers development and ongoing attempts to eradicate poverty. This Millennium Project Task Force Report presents the framework necessary to correct this imbalance and give developing count...
HOME IN THE CITY

Home in the City, A

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UN Millennium Development Library
17 Jun 2005
More than 900 million people currently live in urban slums and the number is growing as rapid urbanization continues in the developing world. This Millennium Project Task Force Report urges countries to strengthen their focus on the growing urban crisis and improving the lives of slum dwellers. P...
HEALTH DIGNITY & DEV WHAT WILL

Health, Dignity, and Development

What Will It Take?

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UN Millennium Development Library
17 Jun 2005
At least 1.1 billion people lack access to safe water and 2.6 billion lack access to basic sanitation, resulting in the deaths of 3900 children per day. This Millennium Project Task Force Report highlights the global water and sanitation crisis and advances a comprehensive set of strategies to ta...
ENVIRO & HUMAN WELL BEING

Environment and Human Well-being

A Practical Strategy

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UN Millennium Development Library
17 Jun 2005
Achieving human development while overcoming, rather than exacerbating environmental challenges – such as the degradation of land; watersheds and marine fisheries; deforestation; pollution; and climate change – is an immense but central challenge to humanity. This Millennium Project Task Force Re...
PRESCRIPTION FOR HEALTHY DEV

Prescription for Healthy Development

Increasing Access to Medicines

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UN Millennium Development Library
17 Jun 2005
Access to essential medicines is vital for the health and prosperity of people in developing countries. This Millennium Project Task Force Report presents authoritative and in depth strategies for increasing the availability, affordability and appropriate use of medicines in developing countries....
INVESTING IN STRATEGIES TO REVERSE

Investing in Strategies to Reverse the Global Incidence of TB

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UN Millennium Development Library
17 Jun 2005
Nearly 2 million people die each year from TB. However, real progress has been made over the last decade in implementing DOTS, an effective intervention against TB. This Millennium Project Task Force Report describes the features of DOTS and offers a guide to implementing the system and achieving...
COMING GRIPS WITH MALARIA NEW

Coming to Grips with Malaria in the New Millennium

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UN Millennium Development Library
17 Jun 2005
This Millennium Project Task Force Report presents an innovative strategic framework for relieving the burden that malaria imposes on society through the implementation of tried and tested anti-malarial interventions designed to improve health nationally and to promote economic development locall...
COMBATING AIDS IN THE DEVELOPING

Combating AIDS in the Developing World

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UN Millennium Development Library
17 Jun 2005
HIV/AIDS is a global catastrophe, threatening social and economic stability in the most affected areas, while spreading relentlessly into new regions. Over the past year, 3 million people died of AIDS, more than ever before and more than from any other infectious disease. This Millennium Project ...
WHO

Who's Got the Power? Transforming Health Systems for Women and Children

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UN Millennium Development Library
17 Jun 2005
The central thrust of this Millennium Project Task Force Report is that dramatic, meaningful, sustainable progress toward decreasing child and maternal mortality requires an intense focus on improving health systems. The authors highlight that change is possible and they advance a comprehensive a...
TAKING ACTION ACHIEVING GENDER

Taking Action

Achieving Gender Equality and Empowering Women

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UN Millennium Development Library
17 Jun 2005
There are many practical steps that can be taken to reduce inequalities based on gender, which hinder the potential to reduce poverty and achieve high levels of well-being in societies around the world. Those detailed in this Millennium Project Task Force Report include strengthening opportunitie...
TOWARD UNIVERSAL PRIMARY EDUCATION

Toward Universal Primary Education

Investments, Incentives, and Institutions

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UN Millennium Development Library
17 Jun 2005
Better education is fundamental to the prospects for economic and social development and the end of world poverty. This Millennium Project Task Force Report offers a rigorous set of interventions that countries can choose from to help provide universal access to high-quality education by focusing...
HALVING HUNGER IT CAN BE DONE

Halving Hunger

It Can Be Done

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UN Millennium Development Library
17 Jun 2005
This Millennium Project Task Force Report examines current world progress towards eliminating hunger, and calls for the implementation of seven recommendations in the areas of: political action; national policy reforms; increased agricultural productivity for food insecure farmers; improved nutri...
INVESTING DEV PRACTICAL PLAN

Investing in Development

A Practical Plan to Achieve the Millennium Development Goals

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UN Millennium Development Library
17 Jun 2005