Tracking commitments to the Millennium Development Goals

Main Gaps in the Global Partnership for Development

$180 billion (in 2013 US$), equivalent to 0.40% of developed country GNI remains to be delivered in order to meet the UN target of 0.7% of GNI devoted to ODA by 2015.

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A breakthrough in trade negotiations was achieved in late 2013. The Bali Package included agreements on trade facilitiation, agriculture, a package of decisions for the LDCs and a monitoring system on special and differential treatment provisions. 

However, the Doha Round of multilateral trade negotiations that delivers real and substantial benefits to developing countries, including duty-free market access, tariff reductions and elimination of agricultural subsidies, still remains to be concluded.

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No international sovereign debt workout mechanism has been created, thus the debt problems of developing countries are not being dealt with comprehensively.

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Availability of essential medicines in developing countries remains low and prices are high. Essential medicines are available in only 55% of public sector facilities.

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The cost of ICTs in many developing countries remains prohibitive. 68 out of 100 inhabitants in developing countries do not have access to the Internet.

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