Global issues

Millennium Development Goals

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The Millennium Development Goals came into being in the year 2000 when world leaders met and agreed an international programme to end extreme poverty by the year 2015

Millennium Development Goals

Emerging policy

To ensure we meet the Millennium Development Goals we need to have high quality policies based on research and evidence.

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Disasters and emergencies


Information on how the UK responds to natural disasters and humanitarian emergencies overseas, and how you can help

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Resource Centres


DFID's seven Resource Centres provide advisors and experts with high quality advice, expertise and knowledge.

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Evidence and lessons from Latin America (ELLA)

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ELLA is an exciting new programme that is under design to open up access to a wealth of valuable development knowledge from Latin America

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