We, heads of State and Government, … are committed to making the right to development a reality for everyone and to freeing the entire human race from want.”
UN Millennium Declaration

Right to Development

Development is a Human Right


Second session of the High-Level Task Force on the implementation of the right to development, 14-18 November 2005, Palais des Nations, Geneva


As requested by the Working Group the mandate of the task force was to consider Millennium Development Goal 8, on global partnership for development, and to suggest criteria for its periodic evaluation with the aim of improving the effectiveness of global partnerships with regard to the realization of the right to development.

List of documents 

Symbol number Title of document Languages
E/CN.4/2005/WG.18/TF/3Report of the high-level task force on the implementation of the right to development on its second meeting E F S A C R
E/CN.4/2005/WG/18/TF.1Provisional agenda E
-Annotations to the provisional Agenda
-Draft Programme of Work
E/CN.4/2005/WG.18/TF/2Preliminary concept note
-Background and reference documents E
-Draft Background Paper 1: The right to development and practical strategies for the implementation of MDGs, particularly MDG 8 E
-Draft Background Paper 2: Millennium Development Goal 8: indicators for monitoring implementation E
-Draft Background Paper 3: Summary of submissions E

State submissions: