We dont do childhood poverty.pdf

We don’t do childhood poverty – we do large roads! The EU, the Millennium Development Goals and Children

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Save the Children Sweden

This report assesses EUs contribution to the eight Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) from the children´ s perspective. Based on the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, Save the Children: Provides a child focused and child rights-based review of the contribution of the EC towards the achievement of the MDGs between 2000 and 2005; Analyses EC policies, programmes and actions relating to the MDG goals and targets relevant for children; Makes recommendations on ways in which the European Commission could maximise its contribution to the achievement of child-focused MDGs. The report concludes with two sections presenting Save the Children´s concrete recommendations for “quick wins” and what can be done in the medium term.

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