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How are the neighbours? The millennium development goals and our region 2006

14 Aug 2006
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It is now almost six years since Australia and one hundred and ninety other nations committed to a global plan to halve extreme poverty by 2015. This plan has eight goals known as the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). This paper looks at whether Australia’s developing country neighbours are on track to achieve the Goals and whether they are receiving sufficient support from the developed countries.It is now almost six years since Australia and one hundred and ninety other nations committed to a global plan to halve extreme poverty by 2015. This plan has eight goals known as the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). This paper looks at whether Australia’s developing country neighbours are on track to achieve the Goals and whether they are receiving sufficient support from the developed countries.

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2006
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