An informal thematic debate on development under the rubric of "Partnerships towards achieving the Millennium Development Goals: Taking stock, moving forward" was organized on 27 November by the President of the 61st session of the General Assembly, H.E. Sheikha Haya Rashed Al Khalifa. The aim of the debate was to give impetus to the implementation of MDGs, by providing a forum to examine practical measures and strategies that would lead to tangible results. It brought together donor and recipient countries as well as civil society, non-governmental organizations and the private sector, which shared their successful experiences and new ideas.
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