• MDGs in Iraq - 2013 Progress ReportNov 5, 2013MDGs in Iraq - 2013 Progress ReportWith only two years remaining before the 2015 deadline, as governments around the world report back on whether or not they have achieved these goals, this is a good time to report on progress made to date in Iraq. How close are we to achieving our overall aim?

  • Post-2015 Development Agenda National Consultations in JordanOct 24, 2013Post-2015 Development Agenda National Consultations in JordanThe Jordanian national consultations have been a lead contributor to the first preliminary report of the UN Development Group (UNDG) issued in March 2013 and entitled “The Global Conversation Begins – Emerging Views For a New Development Agenda”, and also to the UNDG Global report “A million voices: The World We Want”, launched by the UN Secretary-General and UNDG Chair on 9 September 2013.

  • Jul 1, 2013The Millennium Development Goals Report 2013The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) have been the most successful global anti-poverty push in history, the report says. Significant and substantial progress has been made in meeting many of the targets—including halving the number of people living in extreme poverty and the proportion of people without sustainable access to improved sources of drinking water. Remarkable gains have been made in the fight against malaria and tuberculosis. There have been visible improvements in all health areas as well as primary education.

  • UNDP Annual Report 2011/2012: The Sustainable Future We WantJun 19, 2012UNDP Annual Report 2011/2012: The Sustainable Future We WantUNDP has a presence on the ground in over 170 countries and territories and decades of concrete development experience in countries ranging from fragile States to middle-income countries like Brazil and Indonesia. This, combined with our four focus areas — poverty reduction and achievement of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs); democratic governance; crisis prevention and recovery; and environment and sustainable development — make us uniquely situated and qualified to answer the UN’s call for a better and more sustainable future.

  • Sep 1, 2011Saudi Arabia - Millennium Development Goals ReportThe objective of the national reports, which feature indicators and analysis of progress, is to inform decision-makers and gain their support, and ultimately reach the formulation of adequate policies. The reports also aim at mobilizing the participation of all economic, social, and political institutions and the media to achieve the MDGs.

OUR WORK - Millennium Development Goals

According to the Third Arab Human Development Report (AMDGR) for 2010, the Arab region continues to be characterized by sharp disparities between the different sub-regions While the high income countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council  are on-track to achieving most of the MDG targets, the poorer countries, most of which suffer from conflict, together with Iraq and the Occupied Palestinian Territory, lag significantly behind, making it unlikely that they will be able to meet the majority of the targets by 2015.

Within this context, the Millennium Development Goals can only be achieved by 2015 through following suitable economic and social policies.

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