Iran's First Millennium Development Goals Report - 2004

Published 01 Nov 2004


This report was published in 2004 as Iran's first MDG progress report, indicating and highlighting the country's achievements and challenges in reaching the targets set by the Millennium declaration.


Highlights of the Report:

  • A considerable decrease of Iranian population living under extreme poverty
  • A notable Reduction in Iran's infant and child mortality rates
  • A substantial increase in the net enrolment rate in primary schooling and in the ratio of female to make students in tertiary education
  • One of the challenges cited is the provision of facilities needed for universal primary education in the deprived provinces
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