Millennium Development Goals: EU Contribution to the Review of the MDGs at the UN 2005 High Level Event, 24 May 2005

Sectors : Agriculture, ICT
Organisation : EU
Date made: 
2005
Level: 
Heads Of State
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“ANNEX TO THE CONCLUSIONS

THE EU COMMITMENTS ON POLICY COHERENCE FOR DEVELOPMENT...

...ix. Research and innovation: The EU will promote the integration of development objectives, where appropriate, into its RTD and innovation policies, and will continue to assist developing countries in enhancing their domestic capacities in this area. The EU supports global, regional and national efforts in research for development to address the special needs of the poor in the areas of health, including prevention and treatment of HIV/AIDS, agriculture, natural resource and environmental management, energy, in particular renewable energy and energy efficiency, and climate.

x. Information society: The EU will address the digital divide by exploiting the potential of Information and Communication Technologies as a development tool and as a significant resource for attaining the MDGs.”

Scope: 
International