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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

Series:
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

Series:
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

Series:
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?

Series:
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...
PRESCRIPTION FOR HEALTHY DEV

Prescription for Healthy Development

Increasing Access to Medicines

Series:
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

Series:
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

Series:
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

Series:
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

Series:
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

Series:
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

Series:
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

Series:
UN Millennium Development Library
17 Jun 2005
We have the opportunity in the coming decade to cut world poverty by half. Billions more people could enjoy the fruits of the global economy. Tens of millions of lives can be saved. The practical solutions exist. The political framework is established. And for the first time, the cost is utterly ...
WOMEN

Women's Political Participation and Good Governance

21st Century Challenges

23 Jun 2000
The marginalization of women in the political process and governance in general has been both the cause and effect of the slow progress made in the advancement of women. This publication focuses on a number of issues and cases such as: progress made in women's political participation since Beijin...
BIOENERGY PRIMER MODERN BIOMA

Bioenergy Primer

Modernised Biomass Energy for Sustainable Development

9 Feb 2001
There is an unmistakable link between energy and sustainable human development. The lack of available energy services correlates closely with many challenges of sustainable development. Bioenergy - energy that is derived from wood and other plant matter - is an important potential contributor to ...
POLITICA MACROECONOMICA Y POBREZA

Política Macroeconómica y Pobreza en América Latina y el Caribe

26 May 2000
El BID, la CEPAL y el PNUD iniciaron, a finales de 1996, un proyecto en América Latina y el Caribe, con el objeto de analizar la relación entre las políticas macroeconómicas y la pobreza, durante el período 1980-1996. Entonces no se sabía con claridad y de manera sistemática cuál era la relación ...
GOBERNABILIDAD DEMOCRATICA AMERICA

Gobernabilidad Democrática en América Central

4 Dec 1998
Tras largas décadas de conflictos civiles armados, Centroamérica ha encontrado su sendero hacia la Paz. El reto más importante para los países de la región y para la cooperación internacional consiste ahora en colmar la brecha que existe entre la firma de los acuerdos de paz y la consolidación de...
AMERICA QUE QUEREMOS

América que Queremos, La

32 Ensayos en Defensa de la Vida

19 Jun 1998
En La América que Queremos, 32 líderes de opinión analizan los grandes retos de nuestro continente frente al desarrollo sostenido. A las puertas del nuevo milenio, estos ensayos reflejan 'el estado de ánimo' finisecular de los americanos, la intensidad de sus anhelos, la variedad de sus propuesta...
BLACK SEA GEOGRAPHIC INFO (CD)

Black Sea Geographic Information System (CD-ROM)

26 Dec 1997
This CD-ROM contains the recently developed Geographic Information System (GIS) covering the large-scale region of the Black Sea. The system has been created using existing and recently obtained data from a wide range of national and international sources. Eleven scientific institutions and more ...
CITIES FIT FOR PEOPLE

Cities Fit for People

18 Jul 1997
Cities Fit for People is a remarkable book that presents the thinking of 46 distinguished national and international policy makers, academics, urbanists and leaders of public and private enterprises and the media. With numerous case studies it: examines the impact of rapid urbanization and the gl...
PRIVATE FINANCING FOR SUSTAINA DEV

Private Financing for Sustainable Development

Series:
UNDP Discussion Papers Series
11 Apr 1997
As official development assistance and finance are reduced, there is a growing emphasis on finding new and additional resources for environmentally sound development. Private investment may be the answer. This book offers an assessment of its promise and mechanisms.
RECONCEPTUALISING GOVERNANCE

Reconceptualising Governance

21 Mar 1997
A new publication which emphasises the realms of governance, namely civil society, the state and the private sector. These institutions set the rules and are the organizations that implement policy and strategy. It extends the discussion of sustainable human development and speculates about the e...
URBAN AGRICULTURE FOOD JOBS

Urban Agriculture

Food, Jobs and Sustainable Cities

15 Nov 1996
A new and important publication which reveals that urban agriculture has been overlooked, underestimated and underreported. It outlines the historical prejudices and biases against urban farming, which for the most part are either unfounded or obsolete. Actual problems that can result from ill-pr...
COMPENDIUM ONGOING PROJECTS 1995

Compendium of Ongoing Projects

25 Apr 1997
This compendium offers a detailed summary of ongoing, approved development projects by source of funds, type of project, sponsoring agency, country, region and by classified subject (e.g agriculture, education, health, trade and industry).