UNDP chief urges accelerated progress toward realizing anti-poverty goals (3)

10:45, June 18, 2010      

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The goals include time-bound targets for reducing extreme poverty and child mortality rates, fighting disease epidemics such as AIDS, and for promoting gender equality, education and environmental sustainability.

"We shouldn't be squandering progress by narrowing our ambition, or by throwing up our hands in the air in despair at the obstacles. Meeting the MDGs does mean offering a better life to billions of people and stronger global partnerships can speed up progress," she said.

Source: Xinhua
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