In Sep 2000, at a historic summit attended by 147 heads of state, the UN unanimously adopted the Millennium Declaration. Here, Sharma discusses the efforts initiated to meeting the millennium development goals. She also stresses that without renewed efforts in these areas, the millennium development goals are unlikely to become a reality, and the Monterrey Compact will be shelved alongside all the other failed development schemes of the past.
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