David MacLachlan-Karr, Resident Coordinator of the United Nations Development Programme (UNPD) in Venezuela said that he is very positively impressed by the accomplishments reached in this country as a result of the "Misiones". He also said that UNPD received complete
support of the Venezuelan Government to elaborate the annual report
about the achievement of development objectives for the "Millennium

He explained there are UN delegates all through Latin America in order
to determine what are the main reasons that stop Latin American and
Caribbean countries to achieve the Millennium Development Goals agreed
on 2000. They also evaluate what are the possibilities for these
countries to reach these goals, their financing necessities and
profitable synergies.

He said that the elaboration of this document is a joint task
(UN-Venezuela) and that it should contain the possibility of achieving
each one of the eight Millennium Goals in this country. He pointed out
that the report will be issued on early 2005 and that "currently we are
working on it, with a close collaboration from different ministries of
the Venezuelan Government".

About his meeting with Vice President José Vicente Rangel, he said it
allowed him to offer his contribution to set up policies that help human
development to advance in Venezuela.