Millenium Challenge

Many dev’t goals missed in last 6 years — scorecard

Published by rudy Date posted on July 19, 2017

By Leo Jaymar G. Uy, Businessworld, Jul 19, 2017 A GOVERNMENT SCORECARD that details the Philippines’ progress in meeting economic development targets in the last six years showed that the country failed in many of them. According to the Statistical Indicators on Philippine Development (StatDev) 2016, the government met 58 out of the 148 targets…

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Child death rates cut by half, but U.N. target missed

Published by rudy Date posted on September 8, 2015

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Children are half as likely to die before their fifth birthday now than they were in 1990, researchers said on Wednesday, but a United Nations target has not been met.

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Philippines supports UN’s Sustainable Development Goals

Published by rudy Date posted on September 3, 2015

THE Philippines expressed its legislative branch’ commitment to the post-2015 development agenda, consisting of 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), that world leaders will adopt at the eve of the United Nations’ 70th founding anniversary this month.

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MDG3: Large differences in gender equality between and within countries

Published by rudy Date posted on May 27, 2015

This is the third in a series of posts on data related the Millennium Development Goals based on the 2015 Edition of World Development Indicators.

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Meeting the MDG on education

Published by rudy Date posted on May 21, 2015

Most schools open next month (with the exception of colleges and universities, which are moving their opening dates to August to align with the international school calendar).

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The MDG scoreboard

Published by rudy Date posted on October 12, 2014

The year 2015 is nigh, the target year set in the United Nations Millennium Declaration of 2000 for reducing extreme poverty and achieving other important objectives known as the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). The Philippines is among the countries that have accepted the MDGs.

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Outcome Document – Open Working Group on Sustainable Development Goals

Published by rudy Date posted on July 25, 2014

Introduction to the Proposal of The Open Working Group for Sustainable Development Goals 1. The Rio+20 outcome document, The future we want, inter alia, set out a mandate to establish an Open Working Group to develop a set of sustainable development goals for consideration and appropriate action by the General Assembly at its 68th session.…

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Much to be done in MDGs’ homestretch

Published by rudy Date posted on July 8, 2014

THE CLOCK is ticking for a landmark global move to cut poverty and improve the lot of the world’s poorest, and while some targets have been achieved, much remains to be done until the concerted effort formally ends next year, according to the latest assessment the United Nations (UN) released on Monday.

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PH to miss Millennium Devt Goal on poverty

Published by rudy Date posted on March 20, 2014

MANILA, Philippines – The National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) says recent disasters that hit the country make it impossible to reduce poverty, based on targets set in the Millennium Development Goals of the United Nations.

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PHL resets poverty level target, to miss 17.2% MDG goal

Published by rudy Date posted on February 4, 2014

The National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) has firmed up a poverty incidence target post-2015, which is up for final approval within the quarter, a ranking official said.

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PH won’t meet 2015 goals vs poverty, hunger

Published by rudy Date posted on August 23, 2013

MANILA — With only two years to go before the 2015 deadline, the Philippine government’s efforts to reduce poverty and hunger might not be enough to attain the poverty and hunger targets set under the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), according to the Asian Development Bank (ADB).

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Failing to meet the MDGs

Published by rudy Date posted on July 3, 2013

BIG gains have been made in at least half of the eight Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), a United Nations report said. The MDGs were adopted upon by UN member-countries as a result of the UN Millennium Summit in 2000. The agreement seeks to eradicate extreme poverty and hunger, achieve universal primary education, promote gender equality…

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38 countries beat UN targets to reduce hunger

Published by rudy Date posted on June 16, 2013

ROME—Thirty-eight countries have beaten a UN-imposed deadline of 2015 to cut in half the proportion of hungry people. The UN Food and Agriculture Organization on Saturday recognized the 38 countries and urged those still working to meet the UN target to redouble efforts.

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2.4 billion people will lack improved sanitation in 2015

Published by rudy Date posted on May 13, 2013

World will miss MDG target Note for media 13 May 2013 | GENEVA/NEW YORK -Some 2.4 billion people – one-third of the world’s population – will remain without access to improved sanitation in 2015, according to a joint WHO/UNICEF report issued today. The report, entitled Progress on sanitation and drinking-water 2013 update, warns that, at…

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1,000 days to MDGs deadline; options for PH

Published by rudy Date posted on April 27, 2013

The countdown to the last 1,000 days to the 2015 deadline of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) has begun. On April 5, the world marked the beginning of the critical last mile of the MDGs.

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Neda claims RP high on MDG achievers’ list

Published by rudy Date posted on March 26, 2013

The country continues to rank relatively higher in human development than other Asean member countries and is also making progress in the attainment of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), according to the National Economic and Development Authority (Neda).

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Neda: PH ranks high in Asean on human dev’t, MDGs

Published by rudy Date posted on March 26, 2013

MANILA, Philippines—The Philippines ranks “relatively higher” in terms of human development compared with other Asean member-countries and is making progress in meeting the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), according to the National Economic and Development Authority (Neda).

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NEDA’s Balisacan cites PHL progress in UN’s MDG

Published by rudy Date posted on March 25, 2013

The pace of Philippine improvements under the human development or HDI of the United Nation’s Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) in the past 30 decades may be slower than Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia and Vietnam, but Manila was able to achieve three of the eight MDG ahead of the 2015 target.

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NEDA upbeat most MDGs will be met by 2015

Published by rudy Date posted on March 25, 2013

MANILA – The National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) on Monday said the Philippines is likely to achieve most of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) by 2015.

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Govt figures show PHL far from meeting reproductive, maternal health goals

Published by rudy Date posted on November 28, 2012

With the deadline drawing near, the Philippines remains far from achieving the fifth Millennium Development Goal (MDG 5) of reducing maternal mortality rate and achieving universal access to reproductive health. “We have not made any headway in reducing maternal mortality in the Philippines,” admitted former Health secretary Esperanza Cabral during the Secretary’s Cup on Maternal…

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Gov’t focusing on poverty, education, maternal health to meet MDG goals

Published by rudy Date posted on September 17, 2012

The Aquino administration is focused on eradicating extreme poverty and hunger, achieving universal primary education, and improving maternal health, in order to meet the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) by 2015, the National Economic and Development Authority said.

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World Bank: Philippines in better position to attain MDGs with CCTs

Published by rudy Date posted on August 30, 2012

MANILA, Philippines – The World Bank believes the Philippines is in a better position to attain the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) in three years due to the government’s Conditional Cash Transfer (CCT) program. In a preliminary assessment of the program, the World Bank said families covered by the CCTs spent 36% more on education and…

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MDG progress slow despite CCT program

Published by rudy Date posted on August 18, 2012

MANILA, Philippines – Despite having a Conditional Cash Transfer (CCT) program in place, achieving the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) will require more innovations and efforts from Local Government Units (LGUs).

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Only 3 years left to reach UN Millennium Dev’t Goal 2015

Published by rudy Date posted on July 26, 2012

(Part I) What brought about the declaration of the UN Millennium Development Goals? In 1990 at Jomtien, Thailand, UNESCO launched Education for All (EFA) global program to eradicate illiteracy, the major cause of poverty in Asia, Latin America, and Africa. By 2000, the decade after, UNESCO DG Matsuura had the EFA global efforts evaluated at…

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Global partnership key to achieving Millennium Development Goals by 2015 – UN report

Published by rudy Date posted on July 2, 2012

2 July 2012 – With three important targets on poverty, slums and water having been met, a new United Nations report stresses the need for a true global partnership to achieve the remaining Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) by the 2015 deadline.

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Neda to push PHL MDGs on education, maternal health

Published by rudy Date posted on June 28, 2012

THE Philippine government has vowed to step up efforts to achieve Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) on basic education and maternal health by 2015.

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Philippines on track in achieving Millennium Development Goals

Published by rudy Date posted on April 13, 2012

The Philippines is on track in achieving the Millennium Development Goals particularly in education, health, women and children, President Benigno S. Aquino III told visiting Governor General of the Commonwealth of Australia Quentin Bryce on Thursday.

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Majority of population has access to potable water, exceeding MDG target

Published by rudy Date posted on March 8, 2012

THE WORLD has achieved the Millennium Development Goal (MDG) on safe drinking water, the United Nations (UN) said, even as it noted that the target in improving sanitation globally may not be reached before the 2015 deadline.

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Philippines losing fight vs. Poverty

Published by rudy Date posted on November 16, 2011

The Philippines is nearly a decade behind in achieving the Millennium Development Goal (MDG) target of reducing poverty incidence by half in 2015, according to the National Statistical Coordination Board (NSCB).

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Gov’t should address MDG bottlenecks — UN

Published by rudy Date posted on October 24, 2011

THE GOVERNMENT should address bottlenecks that tend to drag the country’s achievement of Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), a United Nations official said yesterday.

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