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Report on the Millennium Development Goals

Find out about the latest progress on the Millennium Development Goals in the 2014 MDG Report


The statistics used here are based on the UN MDG Report 2011 and also on the more recent UN MDG Report 2012. Some additional statistics have also been taken from UNAIDS 2010 Global Report.