MDG

  • 'Climate change has been with us for quite some time' January 31, 2013

    Ali Tauqueer Sheikh, Director Asia, Climate and Development Knowledge Network talks about the significance of having special focus development of developing nations. ...
  • A snapshot of what climate change talks have achieved in 25 years January 22, 2013

    One often comes across observations made by even responsible policy makers that climate change negotiations over the past 25 years have achieved nothing. To my mind, it is just not true; tangible progress has been made. This progress may not be as rapid as many environmentalists would like, but nevertheless...
  • Defining the Rio+20 takeaway: 'The Future We Want' January 22, 2013

    The outcome document of the Rio+20 summit, 'The Future We Want', marks an important advance in the incorporation of a human rights dimension in the UN development agenda. In contrast to the passing or tangential references to human rights in the outcome documents of the earlier Rio de Janeiro summit...
  • Only 6 Indian states likely to achieve MDG: Report November 15, 2012

    New Delhi: Only six states in the country, including Maharashtra and Kerala, are likely to achieve the Millenium Development Goal (MDG) on reducing child mortality by 2015, a report said on Wednesday. Except Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh and West Bengal, other parts of the country are unlikely to...
  • Involve developing countries in MDG: Speaker to UN chief April 28, 2012

    New Delhi: United Nations Secretary General Ban KiMoon who is on an India trip on Friday met Meira Kumar during which the Lok Sabha speaker asked him to involve developing countries in the consultation process with regard to the millennium development goals (MDG). "The developed countries should try to fulfill commitments...