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

Sectors : Quality of aid, Women's rights, Aid volume, Peace-building and peacekeeping, Economic governance and public finance management, Agricultural investment and production, Food security
Organisation : UN
Date made: 
2010
Level: 
Heads Of State
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Commitments in: Financing for Development - Quality of aid

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

...(i) Enhancing the impact of development assistance in advancing gender equality and empowerment of women and girls through targeted activities including capacity-building, as well as through gender mainstreaming and enhanced dialogue between donors and partners, involving, as appropriate, civil society and the private sector, with a view to ensuring adequate funding;”

 
Scope: 
International

Commitments in: Financing for Development - Aid volume

 “38. We reaffirm the Monterrey Consensus and the Doha Declaration on Financing for Development in their entirety, and their integrity and holistic approach, and recognize that mobilizing financial resources for development and the effective use of all those resources are central to the global partnership for development, including in support of the achievement of the internationally agreed development goals, including the Millennium Development Goals.”

Scope: 
International

Commitments in: Peace and security - Peace-building and peacekeeping

 “50. We recognize the specific development challenges related to peacebuilding and early recovery in countries affected by conflict and the effect of these challenges on their efforts to achieve the Millennium Development Goals. We request donor countries to provide adequate, timely and predictable development assistance in support of these efforts, tailored to country-specific needs and situations, at the request of the recipient country. We are determined to strengthen international partnerships to address these needs, demonstrate progress and enable improved international support.”

Scope: 
International

Commitments in: Governance - Economic governance and public finance management

 “36. We resolve to promote and strengthen national ownership and leadership of development as a key determinant of progress in achieving the Millennium Development Goals, with each country taking the primary responsibility for its own development. We encourage all countries to continue to design, implement and monitor development strategies tailored to their specific situations, including through broad consultations and participation of all relevant stakeholders, as appropriate for each national context. We call on the United Nations system and other development actors to support the design and implementation of these strategies, at the request of Member States.”

Scope: 
International

Commitments in: Agriculture - Food security

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

 ...(s) Delivering on the commitments made to achieve global food security, and providing adequate and predictable resources through bilateral and multilateral channels, including the commitments set out in the L’Aquila Initiative on Global Food Security;”

 
Scope: 
International