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Conclusion

Our analysis finds that MDG 8 targets and indicators were mostly indifferent to human rights principles and, additionally, that they created dynamics and incentives for policy-making that were ultimately detrimental to the implementation of norms on international cooperation for the achievement of human rights. As intergovernmental discussions towards adopting a new generation of development goals get under

way, if there is a desire to align such framework with international human rights law, the inclusion of a goal that reflects the duty of international cooperation for the achievement of human rights will be essential.