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The Overview Report

A Practical Plan to Achieve the Millennium Development Goals

This report recommends the way forward. It outlines a way to attain this bold ambition. It describes how to achieve the Millennium Development Goals.

Presented here are the overview and full report of the UN Millennium Project. The overview is available here in six languages in pdf format; the English overview is available in html format using the navigation at the left. The task force reports are also available in pdf format.

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  Overview Report (xvi + 74 pages)
  Preface and introduction   Download
1. Why the Goals are important   Download
2. Country-level processes to achieve the Goals   Download
3. Recommendations for the international system to support country-level processes   Download
4. The costs and benefits of achieving the Goals   Download
* Notes, references, and acknowledgments   Download
  Download the full overview   Download
The UN Millennium Project was commissioned by the UN Secretary-General and sponsored by the United Nations Development Programme on behalf of the UN Development Group. The report is an independent publication. This publication does not necessarily reflect the views of the United Nations, the United Nations Development Programme, or their Member States.
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Investing in Development: A Practical Plan to Achieve the Millennium Development Goals
"Investing in Development brings together the core recommendations of the UN Millennium Project. By outlining practical investment strategies and approaches to financing them, the report presents an operational framework that will allow even the poorest countries to achieve the Millennium Development Goals by 2015."
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