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Melinda Gates Examines Global Progress Toward Achieving MDGs

Noting “[w]e are nearing the 2015 deadline for the Millennium Development Goals [MDGs], a report card first agreed upon in 2000,” Melinda Gates, co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, writes in the foundation’s “Impatient Optimists” blog, “I know we still have a lot of work to do. But I want to make sure we take a moment to reflect on what’s already been accomplished.” She provides a slideshow examining the progress that’s been made globally toward achieving the MDGs (9/17).