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The UK launched two reviews on December 1, 2016, that establish how the UK will champion an open, modern and innovative approach to development that will effectively tackle the global challenges of the 21st century while delivering the best results for the world’s poorest: Raising the standard: The Multilateral Development Review 2016 and Rising to the challenge of ending poverty: The Bilateral Development Review 2016.

The Bilateral Development Review outlines the UK’s plans to end extreme poverty and promote development. The UK spotlights its commitment to fight neglected tropical diseases: “Working with our partners, the UK will lead international action to tackle the neglected tropical diseases which blight the lives of millions of people around the world.”

Read the full press release here.