Millennium Development Goals

Above, people carry drinking water in Bangladesh.
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Millennium Development Goals are within reach, but stronger efforts needed – UN report

Thirteen years after the world set the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), countries have made big strides to meet the eight anti-poverty targets by their 2015 deadline, says a United Nations report released today, which stresses that the unmet goals are still within reach, but nations need to step up their efforts to achieve them.