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Millennium Development Goals (MDG) Gap Task Force Report 2012

The Global Partnership for Development - Making Rhetoric a Reality

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The 2012 Report will continue to follow the progress on official development assistance, market access, debt sustainability, access to essential medicines and new technologies as prescribed by the Millennium Development Goal 8. Closer attention will be given to the impact of the global crisis on meeting the targets, and ways to further increase aid effectiveness following the recommendations of the Fourth High Level Forum on Aid Effectiveness. Some evidence on whether the needs of developing countries are being met will be presented. The Report will also serve as a building block to start formulating the post-2015 development agenda by taking stock of the progress made so far.

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Market access (trade)

The ability of developing countries to expand export earnings—something so critical to accelerating the economic growth needed to achieve the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs)—depends upon the growth of world trade, open access to markets and the ability to diversify. Owing to the continuing effects of the global financial and economic crisis, world trade is still growing at a rate slower than that of the pre-crisis period. Moreover, as the overall world economic outlook darkened in 2012, estimates of the growth of world trade have been repeatedly revised downwards.

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