UN Summit: Millennium Development Goals High Level Plenary Meeting of the General Assembly 65th Session: outcome document, New York, 17 September 2010

Sectors : International trade: market access, subsidies and aid for trade, Financial Institutions, markets, services and microfinance, Domestic resource mobilisation, Gender and economic opportunity, Transparency and accountability, Agricultural investment and production, Agriculture, Water and Sanitation
Organisation : UN
Date made: 
2010
Level: 
Heads Of State
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Commitments in: Financing for Development - Domestic resource mobilisation

 “78. We commit ourselves to accelerating progress in order to achieve Millennium Development Goal 8, including through:

....(e) Enhancing financing for development in the areas of domestic resource mobilization, foreign direct investment, international trade, international financial and technical cooperation for development, and debt and systemic issues by meeting our commitments made in the Monterrey Consensus of the International Conference on Financing for Development and reaffirmed in the Doha Declaration on Financing for Development and all other relevant outcomes of major United Nations conferences and summits in the economic, social and related fields, thus expanding fiscal capacity for financing the attainment of the Millennium Development Goals;”

 
Scope: 
International

Commitments in: Private Sector development and financial services for the poor - Financial Institutions, markets, services and microfinance

 “70. We commit ourselves to accelerating progress in order to achieve Millennium Development Goal 1, including through:

...(h) Promoting inclusive financial services, particularly microfinance and including affordable and accessible credit, savings, insurance and payments products, for all segments of society, especially women, people in vulnerable situations and those who would not normally be served or are underserved by traditional financial institutions, as well as for micro-, small- and medium sized enterprises;”

 
Scope: 
International

 “70. We commit ourselves to accelerating progress in order to achieve Millennium Development Goal 1, including through:

...(h) Promoting inclusive financial services, particularly microfinance and including affordable and accessible credit, savings, insurance and payments products, for all segments of society, especially women, people in vulnerable situations and those who would not normally be served or are underserved by traditional financial institutions, as well as for micro-, small- and medium sized enterprises;”

 
Scope: 
International

 “78. We commit ourselves to accelerating progress in order to achieve Millennium Development Goal 8, including through:

 ...(j) Implementing measures to curtail illicit financial flows at all levels, enhancing disclosure practices and promoting transparency in financial information. In this regard, strengthening national and multinational efforts to address this issue is crucial, including support to developing countries and technical assistance to enhance their capacities. Additional measures should be implemented to prevent the transfer abroad of stolen assets and to assist in the recovery and return of such assets, in particular to their countries of origin, consistent with the United Nations Convention against Corruption;”

 
Scope: 
International

Commitments in: Agriculture - Agricultural investment and production

  “70. We commit ourselves to accelerating progress in order to achieve Millennium Development Goal 1, including through:

...(p) Supporting small-scale producers, including women, to increase production of a wide spectrum of traditional and other crops and livestock, and improving their access to markets, credits and inputs, thereby increasing income-earning opportunities for poor people and their ability to purchase food and improve their livelihoods;”

 
Scope: 
International

Commitments in: Agriculture

 “70. We commit ourselves to accelerating progress in order to achieve Millennium Development Goal 1, including through:

...(r) Increasing the sustainable production and augmenting the availability and quality of food including through long-term investment, access of smallholder farmers to markets, credit and inputs, improved land-use planning, crop diversification, commercialization and development of an adequate rural infrastructure and enhanced market access for developing countries;”

 
Scope: 
International

Commitments in: Gender - Gender and economic opportunity

 “72. We commit ourselves to accelerating progress to achieve Millennium Development Goal 3, including through:

 ...(j) Facilitating access by women to affordable microfinance, in particular microcredit, which can contribute to poverty eradication, gender equality and the empowerment of women;”

Scope: 
International