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Aid Cuts Threaten Millennium Development Goals, Warns UNi
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September 21, 2012 8:57 PM
The Secretary General of the United Nations has warned that declining aid donations mean many of the UN Millennium Development Goals are likely to be missed. The UN says official development assistance in 2011 was less than half the $300 billion needed annually to meet the targets set in 2000. As Henry Ridgwell reports for VOA, researchers say up till now good progress has been made in tackling poverty and improving healthcare.

Aid Cuts Threaten Millennium Development Goals, Warns UN

Published September 21, 2012

The Secretary General of the United Nations has warned that declining aid donations mean many of the UN Millennium Development Goals are likely to be missed. The UN says official development assistance in 2011 was less than half the $300 billion needed annually to meet the targets set in 2000. As Henry Ridgwell reports for VOA, researchers say up till now good progress has been made in tackling poverty and improving healthcare.


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