Journal of International Development Cooperation
Korea International Cooperation Agency
ODA 국제 컨퍼런스

The End of Poverty

SachsJeffrey D.1
1Special Advisor on MDGs to the UN Secretary-General and Professor of Columbia University

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Published Online: Apr 01, 2019

Hitting the target

At the UN’s Millennium Assembly in September 2000, the world adopted the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) .quantitative, time-bound, achievable targets to address extreme poverty in its many dimensions: income poverty, hunger, lack of education, disease, poor child and maternal health, gender inequality, poor sanitation and environmental sustainability.