The MDG's and Africa: The Elusive Partnership?
"In September 2000, 89 countries met at United Nations (UN) headquarters in New York amid great fanfare to adopt the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). The MDGs sought to generate international consensus to eliminate international poverty and bring about accelerated development. But are the MDGs a global pact that binds African states into mutual accountability and mutual responsibility arrangements?. This paper examines the measures taken to reach these goals."