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Asian news

Under the heading “Deepening local democratic governance to eradicate poverty and achieve the Millennium Development Goals," the delegates to the Forum discussed potential ways of strengthening the role of Local Authorities both in the North and the South in the achievement of the MDGs.


Despite the impressive progress made by Asia-Pacific nations over the past decade in economic growth, 1.5 billion people in the region still live on less than two U.S. dollars a day, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) said on Thursday.

The statement was made as ADB representatives are highlighting the continuing prevalence of poverty in the region during discussions over the replenishment of the Asian Development Fund, an endowment used to provide grants and low-interest loans to some of Asia and the Pacific’s poorest nations.


India: 2008/9 Budget Breakdown

Education (MDG Goal 2):

Education budget allocation has gone up by 20 percent to Rs 34,400 crore for the year 2008-09. Though allocation fell short of campaigners’ demand of 3% of the total budget for education.

Specific allocations:

  1. Sarva Siksha Abiyan (SSA): Education for all scheme has got a budget allocation of Rs 13,100 crore.

Women's Tribunal against Poverty in India, 17th October 2007

The “Women’s Tribunal against Poverty” held in Delhi (India) on 17th October 2007 was part of Global Action against Poverty and highlighted women’s experiences and concerns.

The views below are those of Wada na Todo Abhiyan, a national coalition of 3000 organisations and networks in India.

Despite the rhetorical recognition of the ‘twin pillars of the edifice of social sector reforms’, the UPA government has failed to take the historic opportunity to revamp the educational and health infrastructure of the country, even in the fourth consecutive budget of its government.


MDG and Muslims

Tehreek–e-Pasmanda Muslims Samaj in collaboration with Social Development Foundation and National Conference of Dalit Organizations with the support of United Nations Millennium Campaign considered it necessary to bring out a report on the status of Muslims for addressing the critical information gaps and an assessment of the progress of Muslims with reference to the Millennium Development Goals.