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- Millennium Development Goals
2004 Dec 2003-Feb 2004, Rubens Ricupero interviewed by Jonas Hagen, “Threats to quit WTO 'somewhat empty': Ricupero's reflections on world trading environment”, in UN Chronicle, volume XL, Number 4, page 4:
- […] the first seven MDGs are about very specific targets in terms of halving poverty, reducing infant mortality, etc. But Goal number 8 is about the creation of a favourable global economic partnership, and here is where trade negotiations are necessary.