The environmental dimension of the MDGs: progress made?

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Abstract

With only five years left before States and international organisations come to the deadline they set themselves for delivering on the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), this note will assess the outcome of the UN MDG Sunmit (the High-level plenary meeting of the UN General Assembly on the MDGs, held from 20-22 September 2010 at the UN Headquarters in New York). Specifically, attention will be drawn to the relevance for environmental policy and law of the General Assembly Resolution "Keeping the promise: united to achieve the Millennium Development Goals" (A/65/1), in the light of the evolution of the MDGs and the increasing prominence of their environmental dimension.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)269-272
Number of pages4
JournalEnvironmental Policy and Governance
Volume40
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - 31 Dec 2010

Keywords

  • millennium development goals (MDGs)
  • environmental policy
  • environmental law

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