In Cambodia, UNDP works to help Cambodia achieve the simultaneous eradication of poverty and significant reduction of inequalities and exclusion.
Haoliang Xu: “The Future of Development Cooperation in Asia and the Pacific” at Johns Hopkins University
I am delighted to join you today at this important seminar on the Future of Development Cooperation in Asia and the Pacific aimed at implementing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) – also known as the Global Goals. I thank Professor Cinnamon Dornsife, former U.S. Ambassador to the Asian Development Bank for the warm welcome and introduction, and thank you also to the School of Advanced International Studies at Johns Hopkins University for organising this lecture.
About UNDP in Cambodia
Cambodia is well on track to achieve Millennium Development Goals 1, 4, 5 and 6, and poverty rate is set to fall further below 20 percent in 2014. Declines in infant and maternal mortality have already exceeded 2015 targets (CMDG Report, 2013).