Development Goals Within Reach?

May 2011
America;5/2/2011, Vol. 204 Issue 15, p6
The article focuses on a report that United Nations' (UN) Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), which aim to ease worldwide absolute poverty by 2015, are meeting its targets. The report, "Global Monitoring Report 2011: Improving the Odds of Achieving the MDGs," asserts that most of developing countries are on track in decreasing number of poor people. The International Monetary Fund (IMF) adds that these countries are likely to achieve goals for gender parity in education and safe drinking water.


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