Monthly Archives: April 2009

RP lags in 4 UN millennium goals

Nine years after the Philippines committed along with 188 other nations to work for the realization of the United Nations Millennium Development Goals by 2015, Mr. Minar Pimple, the UN Millennium Campaign Deputy Director for Asia, admits that the country still lags behind in four of the eight specific goals: reducing extreme poverty and hunger by half, achieving universal primary education, improved maternal health and combating HIV-AIDS and other diseases.

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