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World Development Report 1999/2000

Entering the 21st Century - Development (World Development Report)

by World Bank

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Published by A World Bank Publication .
Written in English


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Number of Pages312
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Open LibraryOL7392026M
ISBN 100195211251
ISBN 109780195211252

  The decision of the world's leaders at the United Nations Millennium Summit in September to adopt eight specific development goals provided an agreed political benchmark for measuring : James B. Steinberg.


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